Cycling round the red lotus lake from Kumphawapi
Our favourite cycle ride, and good for the wild life as well. All the way round the red lotus lake. You need to start at dawn
Mist over the wetlands. Cycling round the red lotus lake from Kumphawapi
There is often a mist over the wetlands first thing in the morning. Here the flowering grasses catch the first rays of the morning sun.
Fishing huts raised on bamboo poles above the highest water levelCycling round the red lotus lake from Kumphawapi
A cluster of fishing huts in the morning sunshine. The water levels are low this year so the fishing huts sem even higher than usual. Each hut has a large net with a system of poles to raise and lower the net.
A dense array of fishing huts, poles and nets
This is where a stream runs into the lake. A very popular spot for fishing huts.
An ambitious project to build a temple spire seems to have run out of money
A half built temple spire stands out for many miles, and a rocket launch support on the right shows the scale of the local fireworks!
Large flocks of birds roosting in the trees - Storks?
Large flocks of migrant birds appear in the winter and roost in the trees.
The best time to see these birds is the early morning,
The roosts are close to the path, so are easy to see first thing in the morning.
Our favourite cycle ride, and good for the wild life as well. All the way round the red lotus lake.