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Exploring Phang Nga Bay by kayak
It takes a while to get there, but the far NE corner of Phang Nga Bay is truly an amazing area to explore by kayak. There are nooks and crannies in the limestone, mangrove forest channels, and even a short cave to explore. http:// bit.ly/Paddlebay   Phang N...

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Jungle survival kit list item
One very useful thing that I carry when I go out in the jungle is alcohol wipes. They are dual purpose: first aid and fire starting. Being alcohol, a spark landing on the pad will immediately start a fire. To get two uses out of it takes a little bit of p...

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Kayaking in Phang Nga Bay
Paddle Asia has over 40 kayaks. These are our newest FeelFree (brand) kayaks. We like them for their stability and comfort. They're not our fastest kayaks, but we're not in any hurry anyway. These kayaks have large cockpits, so first-time paddlers and begin...
Kayaking in Phang Nga Bay
Kayaking in Phang Nga Bay
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Khao Sok National Park Thailand: Tapir image
Though supposedly nocturnal, we sometimes see the very strange & very cute Tapir in Khao Sok National Park on Paddle Asia tours. Tapirs are odd-toed ungulates.  Their front legs have 4 toes and their hind legs have 3 toes. bit.ly/KSkayak   #khaosok #thailan...

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Jungle Survival Campfire Tender
Even though it's now the dry season here in southern Thailand, it doesn't hurt to be prepared just in case there is an odd shower or a heavy dew. Don't risk not being able to get a fire started by not having dry tinder. One thing you can do is us a pencil s...

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Wild Edible Passionfruit
This is wild Passionfruit. it contains a form of cyanide (cyanogenic glycoside) that is highest when unripe, but is at acceptable levels when ripe. Passionfruit is 20% carbohydrate, a mere 2% protein (need to eat the seeds to get the amino acids), and it's ...
Wild Edible Passionfruit
Wild Edible Passionfruit
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Cheow Lan Lake drone images Khao Sok National Park. Paddle Asia jungle tours. http://bit.ly/2AhttNr #khaosok #cheowlanlake #thailandtours


Images by Mr. Rob Aldridge on Paddle Asia's jungle survival tour.


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Cheow Lan Lake tours: drone images from Khao Sok National Park
Cheow Lan Lake drone images Khao Sok National Park. Paddle Asia jungle tours. http://bit.ly/2AhttNr #khaosok #cheowlanlake #thailandtours Images by Mr. Rob Aldridge on Paddle Asia's jungle survival tour. Cheow Lan Lake floating jungle huts in Khao Sok Natio...

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Wild edible plants: fishtail palm
The Fishtail Palm has edible parts throughout it's life. The most ideal stage is when it's a young tree. At this stage you can split it open and access the soft core. This core is similar to young coconut meat. It's high in oil, thus high in calories... som...

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Jungle survival: bamboo lashing
OK, this ain't pretty, but it's effective. If you're lashing bamboo and it's slippery, tie a bit of rope above the next highest 'node' (joint) to hold it in place.
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