Rawai Beach Pier, Phuket, Thailand

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Rawai Beach Pier, Phuket, Thailand


Twilight settles on the Rawai Beach Pier in Phuket, the largest of Thailand’s islands. Phuket’s tropical climate, forested mountains, and wide beaches draw international tourists in droves—a popularity turned tragic when a tsunami swept the area in December 2004, killing hundreds in Phuket alone.