Regarding Trev Witts’ letter: Your observations are not surprising anyone, of the ever increasing amount of rubbish on what is left of the beaches in Pattaya and Jomtien. First, a suggestion on the cleaning. Go to <www.cleanbeach.com> – machines like this would of course be thousands of times more efficient and quicker than hand picking – in fact in over 40 countries have been proved already.
2nd, the problem of no sand on the beach has already been fixed by Ban Amphoe, 15 minutes from Pattaya on the road to Sattahip. At the large beach beside the famous Preecha seafood restaurant the sand is retained buy a sea wall off shore and a long jetty.