Category Archives: Thailand

Mixed Emotions in Khao Lak, and Goodbye to Thailand

It’s been mixed emotions since returning to Khao Lak after the dive trip. I’m really missing the life and people on the boat, and am aware of the days rushing by until I’m due back in Europe. I can’t help … Continue reading

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Return to the Similans

I loved my last dive trip to the Similan Islands on the Manta Queen I so much that I decided to do the whole thing again one month later. This time I loved it even more. There were a few … Continue reading

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Crossing the border with a bag of frogs

So, it was finally time to leave Laos and make our way across to the Thai border. In our last adventure together, Rahel and I had decided to forego the boring ‘VIP bus’ experience in favour of local transport, so … Continue reading

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Getting fat, lazy and happy in Chiang Mai

I didn’t realise it was party time in Thailand when I arrived on the night train at Chiang Mai station. The streets of the town were decorated with colourful chinese-style lanterns and everyone seemed to be in a good mood, … Continue reading

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Two nights in Bangkok

I shuffled off a sleeper bus in Bangkok at 5.30am, sore and grumpy from a cramped and bumpy night on the road. I really wasn’t in the mood for another big city, and certainly not the tacky Khao San Road … Continue reading

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Post-dive hanging out in Khao Lak

It’s been really great hanging around in Khao Lak since I left the dive boat. Great company, lovely beaches, too many beers, beautiful surrounding countryside and some more lovely chill-out time before heading towards Bangkok. I could get used to … Continue reading

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All aboard for the Similan Islands

I’ve been back in Khao Lak for a couple of days now, but my head is still pleasantly dizzy from life on the ocean. When I close my eyes I can still feel the movement of the waves, but even … Continue reading

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