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The ibis Koh Samui Trophy 2011 International Adventure Race and Fun Run

The third edition of “The ibis Koh Samui Trophy” brings the new, spectacular and fast growing sport of Adventure Racing to the South of Thailand. Supported by ibis Hotels, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Tourism Association of Koh Samui … Continue reading

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A Rare Voice

The most favoured songbird used in Thai traditional singing contests on Koh Samui is the Red-Whiskered Bulbul, known in Thai as a ‘Nok Parod’ or ‘Nok Krung Hua Juk’. There are actually 36 breeds of this bird, of the family … Continue reading

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The Song of the Red-Whiskered Prima Donna

During the months of May, June, and July, you just might stumble upon a myriad of bird cages hung on long poles and surrounded by a throng of people gathered in one of the many clearings around the isle of … Continue reading

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