South-East part of Koh Phangan Island in the Central Gulf Coast of Thailand you can find an isolated beach named Pariya Haad Yuan. This place can be reached only by boat or by mountain bike, but your efforts to get there will always be priceless.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 15
Award Score: 66 (Value 13, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Travel Photography
Photograph Location: Pariya Haad Yuan Bay, Koh Phangan Island, Surat Thani, Thailand
Photographer: Ryszard Wierzbicki (Swindon, United Kingdom) Registered
Born in 1963, Ryszard Wierzbicki is a graduate of University of Gdańsk in Poland, and completed his master degree of Social Sciences in Children Care Education in 1992. He worked in an orphanage and four other companies, where he served the positions of Educator, Marketing Specialist, and Sales & Marketing Manager in various branches including child care, dentistry, orthodontics, and IT. Apart from his regular jobs he continued developing his Scuba Diving qualification resulted as an instructor level in PADI. After emigrating to UK in 2006, he began his real travel and photography experience. He loves to explore South-East Asia, where he volunteers occasionally with Stu and the Kids charity organization of Thai and Burmese Orphans (stuandthekids.org). He established two forums for active travelers and photographers named Instant Travelling (instanttravelling.ning.com) and World Around (worldaround.co.uk) in 2010. Changed to an ironed suit and laptop for cargo trousers, hoodie jacket, and knapsack, Ryszard have been managing freely the passion of photography, traveling, and scuba diving. He is now self-employed as Marketing Advisor and Tour Organizer, happily divorced, and has no kids.
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