Bangsaphan News, Events and Articles
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New tourist train trip Hua Hin-Bang Saphan
Prachuab Khirikhan province with co-operation from Hua Hin municipality are planning to arrange a new 1-day train tour of Hua Hin-Bang Saphan-Hua Hin for weekends and national holidays. The promoters aim to gain big earnings from the patronage of both Thai and foreign visitors. ( May 10, 06 )
Bangsaphan - Small Town, Big Personality
Bangsaphan? I'd never heard of it, but I still found myself on a northbound bus heading for this unknown town. I was leaving the beautiful island of Koh Lanta behind me and not expecting much from Bangsaphan. It didn't take very long to realize that I had accidentally found a very special place. ( Rob Strasser - Jan 20, 06 )
Bangsaphan floods leave behind gold rush
Severe floods that washed away homes, bridges and lives apparently have compensated hapless villagers in Bangsaphan and southern Thailand with a treasure - gold. Hundreds of fortune-seekers armed with shovels and pans are flocking to the stream of Tham Tha Mauk village in search of the precious metal, which surfaced from stream banks after the deluge. ( Jan 15, 06 )