Visitors flooding back to Pa La-U waterfall after closure - authorities got 35,000 baht in a day.
Picture: Talk News online
Authorities proudly announced that visitors to the scenic Pa La-U waterfall had raised 35,610 baht for national park coffers in a single day on Wednesday.
The waterfall - 60 kilometers from Hua Hin - that is a popular spot for both Thai and foreign tourists was closed during the bad weather but has now reopened.
Kaeng Krachan park chief Mana Permpoon said that lots of visitors were coming.
On Wednesday there were 83 Thai adults and children and 99 foreign adults and children making 182 visitors in all.
Some 32 cars and motorbikes had entered too.
There was no breakdown in the talknewsonline.com story about how much of the 35,610 was contributed by Thais and how much by foreigners.
Thaivisa notes that Thailand's national parks have a policy of dual pricing that is criticized in some quarters.
Source: Talk News online
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