A friend of mine amongst many other things somehow manages to find time to run a website called The Thai Report.
I was talking with him via email yesterday and he mentioned that he had taken a friend on a waterfall tour close to Prasat Khao Phra Viharn ปราสาทเขาพระวิหาร
Here is part of what he wrote.
“A friend of mine from Canada is visiting and we went down to Phu Chong Na Yoi yesterday. The staff said they could hear the shelling from the park but nothing had landed close to them. The army guys at the emerald triangle post were fishing and drinking whisky. Then we went to look for another waterfall west of there and ended up driving across 2248. Weirdest drive ever. The road and villages were completely empty other than a few local guards with shotguns and soldiers on motorcycles. We stopped to look at the damaged school and then left as we were starting to feel a bit uncomfortable. Then we drove up to Kantharalak and didn’t see anyone but soldiers the whole way. There were no road blocks or anything though. The village with the school that was hit had to of been targeted. Too many shells landed close together for it to be an accident.
Unfortunately I didn’t get much video/pictures as I was the one driving and we were both feeling too nervous to spend much time.
Here’s a picture I took of the school though. The village is right next to it and several houses were burnt out.”