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Phuket Tourist Police and national park officers rescued an American tourist who got lost in a jungle in Thalang district yesterday. The tourist, an unnamed 68 year old man, had gotten lost in the afternoon, and the team found him in the early evening. He reportedly had some scratches on his leg, and was dehydrated. The rescuers gave the man water, and then moved him out of the forest to get accommodation. The man had contacted Phuket Tourist Police when he got lost, and they then searched for the man along a nature trail on a hill with officers from […]

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Good they found him. Even though the weather is pretty good down there at the moment, it still can get a hold of you if not acclimated and prepared. 

Just a note: Don't phones have compasses on them and one would be able to determine if they were going N, S, E, W?

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