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A statue of a white dragon in Sakon Nakhon (Nong Han Chaloem Phra Kiat Park)
A statue of a white dragon in Sakon Nakhon (Nong Han Chaloem Phra Kiat Park)


In our feature ‘In the Picture’ photographers from all over the world share their 10 most beautiful pictures of Thailand. See Thailand through the photographer’s lens, read background stories about the pictures and learn more about the beautiful Thailand!

The passion for photography can be well seen when you look at her work, we are talking about Khun Kanyarat (Jumjim) from Bangkok. Unfortunately the answers are not very extensive in this edition of In the Picture but you know how it goes these days, busy busy busy. That is why we are glad that this lady was able to make some time for us after all.

Hello, please introduce yourself.

Sawaddee ka,

My name is Kanyarat Chokchaichalermwong and my nickname is jumjim.
I am from Bangkok in Thailand, most of you know this place haha.

Glad you’re reading this article of mine, it’s the first time I’m introducing myself as someone who likes to take pictures. I’m not very good at it yet and I want to continue to improve. Every time I go out to take pictures, it’s like I’m in another world. I hope my photos bring you some happiness and I hope the Covid-19 situation unravels soon so we can all travel again.

Take care and good luck (chok dee ka)!



Mortars to make / cook Som Tum

ตลาดเก่า Phetchaburi
These are mortars to make Som Tum, for example. I love this picture because to me it is an art picture.


Samoeng Rice Research Center in the Chiang Mai province

ศูนย์วิจัยข้าวสะเมิง Chiang Mai
This photo was taken from the Samoeng Rice Research Center in Chiang Mai province. I like this photo because the atmosphere is similar to abroad. 

What is your favorite destination in Thailand?

Many place in Chiang Mai are very beautiful.

Which place / destination in Thailand is still on your wish list to visit?

Koh Kood, because I love the sea.


Wat Suwan Khuha in Phang Nga Town

วัดสุวรรณคูหา Phang Nga
I love the reflection in this photo and believe me it was not easy. My brother advised me to take this photo in Phang Nga Town. This reclining Buddha statue can be found in the Wat Suwan Khuha also known as the Monkey Cave.


Hua Lamphong Train Station in Bangkok

Hua Lamphong Train Station in Bangkok
I love this picture because it looks like “pacman”, don’t you think?

Which place / destination do you recommend our readers to visit and why?

The province of Nan because the atmosphere is so peaceful and the beautiful people are so friendly!

Where do you like to eat?

I love to eat at the tents and stalls on Yaowarat Road in Chinatown, Bangkok. You’ll find a wide selection of food and it all tastes delicious! You can choose from anything you are hungry for at the time.


Thamma Park (Ban Khao Na Nai) in the Surat Thani province

อุทยานธรรมเขานาใน Surat Thani
For this photo, you need to get up early to get the best shot of this place. It is called Thamma Park (Ban Khao Na Nai) in Surat Thani province and is not far from Khao Sok National Park.


Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang) in Phetchaburi

เขาวัง Phetchaburi
In this place you will find one of the Palaces in Thailand, it is very beautiful and I think if you get the chance you should go there) You will find the Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang) in Phetchaburi.

Tip us a nice coffee shop or bar where our readers can drop by.

Sorry I don’t know.

What is your favorite Thai dish?

Tom yum kung, Chicken Massaman, steamed rice topped with chicken, pork knuckle


Wat Saket (Phu Khao Thong) in Bangkok

วัดสระเกศ Bangkok
I have seen this statue since I was a kid, so I had to and would take some pictures of this! It is the Wat Saket (Phu Khao Thong), known to many as the Golden Mount. One of the many special temples in Bangkok.


Wat Maha That Wachiramongkol in the province Krabi

วัดมหาธาตุวชิรมงคล Krabi
I love reflection and the architecture of this temple, so very beautiful! It is the Wat Maha That Wachiramongkol in Krabi province.

What is your favorite accommodation in Thailand?

Oun I Mang in the province of Nan.

Do you have a (travel) tip that might come in handy in Thailand?

Know that despite some of the Thai do not speak English but when you need help or are in trouble the Thai really want to help you.

Is there a Thai phrase or word our readers need to learn?

Sabb mak = really delicious


Sun through the clouds

นาเกลือ Phetchaburi
I love this photo because of the light coming from the sky!


Sunset in Krabi

ดินแดงดอย Krabi
I love sunset and sunrise, the light of the sun gives me energy!

What type / brand of camera do you use?

A Nikon z6ii and a Nikon d7200.

Where can our readers find your work / photos?

Last question, who should we also ask our ‘In the Picture’ feature?


Wat Tham Pha Daen in Sakon Nakhon

วัดถ้ำผาแด๋น Sakon Nakhon
Sakon Nakhon province was the first destination in Thailand where I traveled alone. This temple is very beautiful and is called the Wat Tham Pha Daen.


A statue of a white dragon in Sakon Nakhon (Nong Han Chaloem Phra Kiat Park)

อุทยานบัว Sakon Nakhon
Taken in the Nong Han Chaloem Phra Kiat Park in Sakhon Nakhon province.


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From Thailand with LOVE! June 2020
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