His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, 1927-2016, also known as Rama IX, reigned for 70 years, from 9 June 1946 until the 13th of October, 2016, making him one of the longest serving monarchs in human history and the longest in Thai history. He was revered by his people and admired throughout the world … Continue reading Photos by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej
However in recent times, especially in tourist areas, Thai people have become very forgiving if the Wai is not performed correctly. They appreciate the fact that you have made an attempt to be polite and are respectful of their culture.
Choeng Mon Beach is a leisurely 10 minutes drive to the north of bustling Chaweng Beach. This protected beach is situated on the north-eastern coast of Koh Samui and is only 2 kilometres south of the Island's most visited tourist attraction, Big Buddha and 5 minutes from Samui International Airport.