On the Andaman Sea’s shore, there is the Krabi province. One of the Southern provinces in Thailand, Krabi doesn’t have any boundary with the land and neighbors with Phang Nga, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Trang and Surat Thani.
The capital of the province is also called Krabi. This province is noted for its natural beauty. You will discover lone limestone peaks, either on the ground as well as in the sea. Rock hikers from all around the world visit Ton Sai Beach and Railay Beach.
The seashores form a natural part of Krabi’s Phra Nang Peninsula. Of the 154 islands in the area, Ko Phi Phi Leh is regarded as the most widely known, because it was used in the motion picture The Beach. The coastline was severely affected by the tsunami on December 26, 2004. Another of the Phi Phi islands and part of the Krabi province, is Ko Phi Phi Don.
The mountain hills consist of numerous caverns, almost all containing gorgeous stalactites and stalagmites. Tham Chao Le together with Tham Phi Hua To, both of them in Ao Luek area, consist of prehistoric rock-painting portraying human beings, wildlife and also geometrical designs.
In Lang Rong Rien cave in 1986 archaeologistsdiscovered 40, 000-year-old human artifacts – stone gear, ceramic as well as bone fragments. It happens to be one of the most ancient signs of human occupation in South-East Asia. Krabi’s caverns are among the primary sources of nests of the Edible-nest Swiftlet, employed to build bird’s nest soup.
Krabi’s community consists of Buddhists, Thai-Chinese, Moken (which are also known as sea gypsies) and also Muslims (who are about 42%), which form the majority in the countryside regions. Krabi on the other hand, was minimally influenced by the Muslim militant insurgency that has seriously affected some other south regions of Thailand as 2003 and its populace lives peacefully and in quiet. Outside the provincial area, the countryside people are known for having a dense Southern dialect that is challenging for also other Thais to comprehend.