Sunset at Koh Chang Island, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

When being at Koh Chang Island, you experience unforgettable sunsets. This is one of these moments. Ko Chang is one of the largest Thai islands in the Gulf of Thailand that contains dense, steep jungle. It also has Mu Ko Chang National Park, a preserve with hiking trails and waterfalls such as tiered Klong Plu, covers the interior and extends to offshore coral reefs.

Sunset at Koh Chang Island, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Nikon D90 | Exposure f/5 @ 1/25sec | ISO 400 | Focal Length 18mm
Sunset at Koh Chang Island, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | April 11
Award Score: 61 (Value 11, Clarity 11, Composition 17, Style 11, Skill 11)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Sunrise & Sunset Photography
Photograph Location: Ko Chang, Gulf of Thailand, Trat Province, Thailand

Photographer: Ryszard Wierzbicki (Swindon, United Kingdom) Registered
Ryszard Wierzbicki was born in 1963. Graduated with a Master degree of Social Sciences in Children Care Education from University of Gdańsk in 1992 in Poland. He worked in an orphanage and four other companies, going through positions of Educator, Marketing Specialist and Sales & Marketing Manager in various branches (child care, dentistry, orthodontics and IT). Apart of his regular jobs he continued developing his Scuba Diving qualification resulted of an instructor level in PADI. Emigrated to UK in 2006, from where he started his real traveling & photography experience and exploration of South-East Asia. Volunteering occasionally with Stu and the Kids charity organization of Thai and Burmese Orphans ( Established 2 forums for active travelers and photographers named Instant Travelling ( and World Around ( in 2010. Changed an ironed suit and laptop for cargo trousers, hoodie jacket, knapsack and started to manage freely the passion of photography, traveling and scuba diving.


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