I came across this very attractive bumblebee feeding on Fuchsia flowers in the gardens of the King chedi on Doi Inthanon, northern Thailand. It really is a lovely bumblebee; the … Continue Reading A big black, beautiful bumblebee!
The bar-throated minla or chestnut-tailed minla (Minla strigula), is a locally common species found in highland areas from northern India to Vietnam (1). It is commonly found on Doi Inthanon, … Continue Reading Beautiful minla
Any regular readers of this blog – if there are any – may recognise this scene, which is based on a photograph used in one of my previous blogs (Natural … Continue Reading Birds in a bog!
This rhododendron is known as the ‘the thousand year old rose’ in Thailand, and for all I know they really do grow for a millennium. The Latin name is Rhododendron … Continue Reading The thousand year old rose
This beautiful plant is a Thailand endemic (only found there) which occurs towards the top of mountains, such as Doi Inthanon and Doi Chiang Dao, in northern Thailand. The plant … Continue Reading Rhododendron ludwigianum
It was rather cold and misty when I visited Doi Inthanon – the highest mountain in Thailand – in early November (08/11/2013). The mists were swirling around the mountain near … Continue Reading Views from the top of the mountain
The Ang Ka Nature Study trail is a ca. 360 mm wooden boardwalk near the top of Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Thailand (2,565m), which was reportedly designed by … Continue Reading Ang Ka Nature Trail – Doi Inthanon
Doi Inthanon is the highest mountain in Thailand with the summit being 2,565 meters above the sea level. It is a beautiful natural park in northern Thailand (Chiang Mai province) … Continue Reading Kew Mae Pan, Nature Trail – Doi Inthanon National Park