Beginning of the Return Home

Our last day in Thailand was a long one. I forget exactly, but wakeup was something like 4.30 am to begin our escort from Ko Lanta to Phuket (and then from there to Bangkok to Australia to New Zealand). Our driver was a great host and put on some mostly English western music. The one […]

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The last Ko Lanta Sunset

Our last night in Ko Lanta, we arrived early and got some good viewing seats at the corner of the resort. It was claimed to be one of the best spots to see a sunset in all of Ko Lanta. We had been previous nights, but unfortunately the weather had not been in our favour. […]

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Final Days Ko Lanta

As with all holidays, they come to an end. I’ve got a few selections left to share over the coming days, bit as I look over my holiday snaps, the bottom of the pile is looming. Not one for just sitting and basking in the sun, I went for numerous walking outings whilst we stayed […]

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Petrol and Coal

In Ko Lanta, you have the choice of petrol from your general gas station (as above), or… By the bottle is slightly cheaper! (and you get a bottle!!!) There is also a local movement to stop the development of a coal power plant back in Krabi – places like Koh Lanta and their marine reserves […]

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Welcome Ko Lanta

After a ~2 hour boat trip we landed in the sunny (really really hot) Ko Lanta. Spending the rest of the day at the hotel area, it was like its own little village (much larger than our other temporary homes). An interesting observation (perhaps) also that it was the most English-western of all stops in […]

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