Nature in Macro: Pattaya, Thailand

Thursday, June 16, 2011 11:33 AM By Stephen J Christophers

If I was to tell you National Geographic approached me to do a photographic exposé on Pattaya, Thailand, it might grab your attention: My animal instinct suggested however, Pattaya and the surrounding area is not best known for its picturesque landscapes, flora and fauna. By definition: and from local T-shirt fashion design: "Good Guys Go To Heaven, Bad Guys Go To Pattaya" and my favourite: "No Money, No Honey". Unless of cause you're a Russian tourist. Through their eyes, Pattaya is seen as a healthy family holiday resort destination where little Boris, his sister, mother and father work digital cameras overtime, while taking in the ambiance of topless dancers on Walking Street. Nevertheless, assignment in hand, I fired up the 125cc Suzuki Step with Shopping basket, to bring a rather more impressionable portrait of what this wonderful region has on offer.

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