Travel: Swimming in the wild

(From the Nation)

By Phoowadon Duangmee

Thailand might not be known for its clear lakes and water sources but there are plenty of places where it’s safe and fun to go for an invigorating dip

With the sun still shining brightly and the rainy season running late, there’s little more rewarding than finding a secret pool and cascades in the woods, stripping off and plunging in, or diving into a jade-green lake surrounded by sheer canyon walls.

Unlike the hotel pool, wild swimming comes with an aura of something slightly naughty, a little bit scary and wonderfully invigorating. And fortunately for those who love to take an alfresco dip, Thailand’s secluded wild has plenty to offer.

Here our take on the six best places to take the plunge. Read more

Erawan Waterfall, Kanchanaburi

Erawan Waterfall, Kanchanaburi



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