Ao Thong Kham (Golden Bay) - a fitting name - in Tha Sala district of Nakhon Si Thammarat provides a valuable food source for local residents as well as a refuge for teeming shoals of marine animals.
A fisherman’s son sits on the prow of a boat as it heads into the Gulf of Thailand. Too young to help his family haul in the nets, the budding young fisherman is still learning about how to be a valuable member of the fishing team. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER ALLBRITTON
The picturesque bay covers Muang, Tha Sala and Si Chon districts with its 190-km coastal area curving like a crescent moon.
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