Krabi Town – Thailand 2016

I spent a couple of nights in Krabi town after Tonsai. There isn’t a lot to do in the town, but I took a trip to see the Tiger Cave Temple, which is just outside of town.

There is a sort of temple complex, including the Tiger Cave itself. The name apparently comes from Tiger footprints in the cave (or that Tigers used to live here….it wasn’t too clear).

Anyhow I thought the Chinese Temple here looked really cool.

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The main reason to visit is to walk the 1237 steps up to the summit where you can see views across the surrounding area.

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It’s a pretty exhausting climb, especially in the heat! Watch out for monkeys too, they were congregated at the bottom of the stairs when I was there and they are pretty sneaky, I saw one steal a water bottle from a girl!

When you reach the top you are rewarded with some great views over the surrounding area, as well as a big Buddha statue and shrine.

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In Krabi town itself Wat Kaew was cool to check out, it’s a white temple and inside it has some awesome Buddhist artwork.

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Aside from that I took a walk along the river and checked out the park, which was ok but it was hot and I was tired so I didn’t linger long. Food wise I found a Vegetarian restaurant which did rice and 2 toppings for 35 Baht, which was awesome, and extra bits like spring rolls and so forth for cheap too.

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