Tag: Thongsala - Koh Phangan

Situated on the east coast of Koh Phangan island, Thongsala is the island's main commercial center, and also the port of call for most most of the ferries that arrive and depart the island on a daily basis.

Situated on the east coast of Koh Phangan island, Thongsala is the island's main commercial center, and also the port of call for most most of the ferries that arrive and depart the island on a daily basis.
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The Pha Ngan Royal Ship Memorial Museum

Seen from this angle, it's easier to see the impressive size of the Pha Ngan Royal Ship as it moves into its final resting place at Thongsala, Koh Phangan.

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The Pha Ngan Royal Ship Memorial Museum

The warship supporting the Marines landing demonstration waits offshore as the helicopter passes overhead.

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The Pha Ngan Royal Ship Memorial Museum

The Royal Thai Navy marines run for their lives after coming across the last remaining party animals from the recent Full Moon Party!!

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The Pha Ngan Royal Ship Memorial Museum

Marines of the Royal Thai Navy staged a demonstration assault landing at the opposite side of the harbour, complete with smoke grenades, helicopter and warship support.

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The Pha Ngan Royal Ship Memorial Museum

This huge ship's anchor, set into the ground, is presumably the anchor from the Pha Ngan Royal Ship.

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The Pha Ngan Royal Ship Memorial Museum

The impressive site of the Pha Ngan Royal Ship slowly moving into position.

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The Pha Ngan Royal Ship Memorial Museum

Local dignitaries are joined by senior Naval personnel to receive the Monk's blessings.

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The Pha Ngan Royal Ship Memorial Museum

The crowds gather to watch the approach of the Pha Ngan Royal Ship to her new home in Thongsala, Koh Phangan.

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The Pha Ngan Royal Ship Memorial Museum

A large banner announces the arrival of Pha Ngan Royal Ship to her final resting place at Thongsala, Koh Phangan.

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View over Chaloklum Bay, from the Chinese Temple.

Located on a hillside around 10km north of the main town of Thongsala, the Chinese Temple offers a spectacular view over Chaloklum Bay.