Hua Hin | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
In Hua Hin, Thailand, a crew of world renowned ice sculptors carve what they claim is the tallest statue of Buddha ever made in ice, during the celebration of the King's 88th birthday

I arrived in Hua Hin, Thailand, this past December just in time to celebrate the 88th birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The King, who is also known as Rama IX, is...

At the far southern end of the beach in Hua Hin, Thailand, troupes of Hua Hin monkeys roam the wharves and seafood restaurants around Khao Takiab mountain, searching for food. This Dachshund, a pet of one of the restaurant owners, was fearless when confronted by a monkey three times his size

Click on title to view photo in large format: At the far southern end of the beach in Hua Hin, Thailand, troupes of monkeys roam the wharves and seafood restaurants around...

Slipping an offering into the slot in the belly of this giant seated Buddha at Khao Tao temple in Hua Hin, Thailand is said to bring the donor good luck

Click on title to view photo in large format: Slipping an offering into the slot in the belly of this seated Buddha at Khao Tao temple in Hua Hin, Thailand is...

Fishermen at Khao Takiab clean and prepare float lines after returning with the morning's catch in Hua Hin, Thailand

Click on title to view photo in large format: Fishermen in Hua Hin, Thailand clean and prepare float lines after returning with the morning’s catch. Each day the fleet leaves before...

Khao Takiab Hill, with it's giant standing Budda in the "calming the seas" pose, crowns the southern end of Hua Hin

The seaside town of Hua Hin, Thailand, has been a sanctuary for almost as long as it has existed. The village was founded in 1834 when farmers from the drought-stricken north...

Giant standing Buddha dominates Khao Takiab hill in Hua Hin, Thailand

Click on title to view photo in large format: Giant standing Buddha on Khao Takiab hill in the far southern reaches of Hua Hin, Thailand. The hillside is also famous for...