This trip was two in one package: to collect information to create a web site for one of our clients and to obtain information
and photos of this eastern tip of Thailand bordering southern Cambodia, as well as Koh Kong in Cambodia.
We took a bus at Ekamai bus terminal in Bangkok to Trat, stayed at Mairood resort and
I myself made a short visit to Cambodia's Koh Kong.
During the trip we stayed in Mairood Resort in Mairood village of Klong Yai district. A lovely bungalows
set in a garden of flowers close to
a sand beach. We took many photos in and around there. The resort has their web site at
Fishing is the main occupation of Mairood villagers. Fishing boats can be seen moored along
the village canal. The boat in the right photo is one of the largest ones in the village. It has many light
bulbs that fishermen use to attract fish at night.
One morning we took a small boat out into the sea. Mairood village is located in Klong Yai district - about 53 km
from Trat city, and 36 km from Had Lek Thai-Cambodia border check point.
From the entrance to the sea we could see Koh Kood island - the second larget in the Koh Chang island group.
The boat took us along the coast to the south. Photo on the left is Khao Maew (Cat mountain) and its rocky shore.
On the right is a lonely fishing boat at sea. Fishing trips for tourist can be arranged.