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paradise on koh phi phi


Spent all day today travelling to Krabbi. First a taxi, then boat, then a random trailer bus thing, thena  local bus which was boiling and people took buckets of fish on, thought it would be 10mins but actually over 2 hours! Then a tuktuk and then a coach and then another trailer bus thing. Eventually found a place to stay in krabbi Grabbed some thai food with another canadian guy, incidentally with the same name as the one from yesterday! The food was pretty spicy, at points I lost the ability to breathe!Went to a cool cocktail bar, coast about 1.30 for a cocktail, bargain i'd say!



Instead of going to stay on Phi Phi decided to do a boat trip there today. Speed boat which was pretty cool. Stopped at loads of islands and beaches and places to snorkal, loads of bright coloured fish. Saw where they filmed the beach, pretty busy though, not the deserted island like in the film! Met quite a few other travellers on the trip which was cool. Really hot, can feel the burn on my back, have improved the dodgy tanlines with some in another directions- good effort!



When on a kayaking trip this morning through the Mangroves and some on the sea. Really beautiful scenery, lagoons, canyons etc... At one cave we stopped at there were loads of monkeys, one was swimming and one jumped onto someone's boat. I would not let our boat go near the monkeys! I don't think monkeys like me they look at me with evil in their eyes!Also saw a mini crocodile thing but I'm not quite sure what it actually was.

This afternoon we got the bus and boat to Koh Pha-ngan. Were told we would be picked up just before 4 to get the bus at 4, this happened and were then taken to  another bus stop where it turned out the bus would come at 5. Eventually crammed into this tiny mini bus and driven to another town. As the mini bus slowed down I was saying to Matt that I felt sorry for whoever had to get out here as it was pretty deserted. It turned out that we all had to get out here and wait an hour for a lift to the jetty to get the boat. We got the night boat, sailed at 11pm and gets in about 6am. There are just loads of mattresses in a line on the floor and instead of a seat you get a bed, pretty good idea as slept the whole way.

Sarah says:
I think Wow's right! Sounds like you're having an absolutely amazing time - I'm so jealous! Impressed you're drinking tea hun, but glad to see the real Cat is still there - surfing, dodgy tan lines and lots of cocktail drinking! Keep having fun :)
Lots of love, Sarah xxxxx
Posted on: Jan 30, 2006
Emily says:
sounds like your having the best time ever (apart from the sun burn. im missing u loads and i wish i could be there. Me and char were just saying this morning i bet you r on a nyc beach sunbathing while we are wearing gloves and coats on the way into school!!:@ hope to speak to you soon
love you lots
Em xxxxxxx
Posted on: Jan 30, 2006
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paradise on koh phi phi
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