Jun 19, 2021 • 5M

Couchfish Day 230: Seafarers and hermits

A wander around Khao Sam Roi Yot.

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Stuart McDonald
The Couchfish podcast. Following a day by day itinerary through Southeast Asia—for all those people stranded on their couch.
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The story goes that some “hundreds” of years ago a Chinese trading junk was shipwrecked north of Prachuap Khiri Khan. The coast was a treacherous mass of peaks, wild waves smashing against their base. The 300 surviving seafarers, no doubt annoyed at each other over their navigating folly, sought refuge on separate peaks.

Pick a peak, any peak. Photo: St…

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