How mysterious is our world! There was a time when sunset and sunrise were a chasm of a conundrum to our saggy forefathers. Lightning, which is now a subject of photography to most of us, was a curse from the omnipotent for our ancestors. They begged to divine for mercy. Science and technology have gone to distance, we must and we DO admit. But, could science answer all the mysteries? Certainly not. The anchorpersons of science themselves admit that is the world is a sea-beach full of sand, you can grab a fistful of sand and that is the amount science could have answered till date.
If you are interested in interesting facts, you have surely used your search engine in searching “mysterious places in the world” and some top of the search results has shown you Magnetic Hill, Moncton, New Brunswick, Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand, Surtsey, Iceland, Blood Falls, Antarctica or Longyearbyen, Norway to quench your thirst but have you ever heard the name of Khao Lak on this list? Quite unknown, nah? People say, “Everything that glitters is not gold”; we say that something that may not glitter can be also gold.
Khao Lak, a series of peaceful, picturesque villages of Thailand where chitter-chatter of birds will sing good morning to you and the sea-beach breeze will evanesce your daylong perturbs. Khao Lak has grown to a predominant tourist spot for its divinely scenic beauty and rural simplicity. Being a hushed abode of thousands of rare flowers, it vividly graphitise a slice of heaven. Orchid, the blossom of heaven completes the circle. Khaolak Orchid Garden and Khaolak Butterfly Farm is the habitat of numerous Orchids. Let’s have a Q&A session. Tell me, what’s the biggest flower in the world? Ok, ok, pardon my audacity. I know you keep a deep wisdom about these things; it’s Rafflesia, with a diameter up to 1 meter. But I know one thing more, now you are wondering how fantasizing would be the moment if you could visit the flower! What are you waiting for when Khao Lak has kept everything prepared for your visit? Yes, Rafflesia, also called ‘Flesh Flower’ or ‘Meat Flower’ is available in Khao Lak rapidly. Not only one or two, in Khao lak, you can see up to 30 types of Rafflesia species there. Not only its gigantic size, but also the tactic how it emits smell of ‘rotten flesh’ to attract the insects and therefore have a hearty meal with them, is also a thing to witness awfully. Besides, there are practically thousands of forest flowers to amaze you.
So, do you want to have the first hand experience of these mysterious awe-striking flowers or want to mere read this article on your laptop lolling on sofa? The choice is yours.