Tourists climb atop the solo tree on a remote islet off Thailand’s Trat province. Photo: Facebook/Tourism Authority of Thailand/Trat
Tourists climb atop the solo tree on a remote islet off Thailand’s Trat province. Photo: Facebook/Tourism Authority of Thailand/Trat
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Thailand wants selfie-taking tourists to stop abusing famous tree on island

  • The uninhabited Koh Khai Hua Roh islet in Trat province can only take in five tourists at a time, but it has lately been beset by overtourism
  • As a result the lone tree on the islet has been damaged, with locals saying some some branches have snapped and the roots damaged

Tourists climb atop the solo tree on a remote islet off Thailand’s Trat province. Photo: Facebook/Tourism Authority of Thailand/Trat
Tourists climb atop the solo tree on a remote islet off Thailand’s Trat province. Photo: Facebook/Tourism Authority of Thailand/Trat
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