Travel Blogs from Ao Nang, Thailand

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The Monsoon Cometh, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

The Monsoon Cometh

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... as we hit monsoon rains halfway through and it started to get dark as we approached Krabi. Luckily, the transfer from Krabi station to Ao Nang via van was smooth and easy.  Kim and I were a bit concerned about the trip with Songserm transit as we ...

Sun, swimming and shopping, Ban Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Sun, swimming and shopping

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... enough. That evening we Skyped Vic from an Italian restaurant but her microphone was off so we just waved around a bottle of Chang. Thailand is just so expensive now though. A different place to when we came a few years ago. Yes we negotiated discounts ...

4* Luxury - From the sublime to the ridiculous, Ban Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

4* Luxury - From the sublime to the ridiculous

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... went to the Swiss Cottage for our second Pad Thai in Thailand.  It didnt disappoint.  We then went for a walk around town, Ao Nang is so charming, before coming back to sit around the pool and have a swim, sunbathe and a read. It was ...

Kayak for Three Please, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Kayak for Three Please

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... I mostly just paid attention to the sign that recommended that guests take the longboat rather than the monkey trail in order to get to Ao Nang.  I figure if it's good enough for the employees to use, it's good enough for us to try.  So, ...

Braving the Monkey Trail, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Braving the Monkey Trail

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... the National park that surrounds the resort on all sides.  The trail is treacherous.  It’s the only path to Ao Nang.  We started climbing the Monkey Trail by 17:15 and immediately (just like Monkey Beach) the Monkey trailed proved to ...

Ao Nang - Caught in the Monsoon Rain, Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand travel blog

Ao Nang - Caught in the Monsoon Rain

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... rain and took a brief walk along the beach front. We left the next morning for Nakhon Si Thammarat, but couldn't help wishing that the weather had been a little bit kinder to us so that we could have enjoyed Ao Nang to its fullest. Andrea and ...

Myanmar to Bangkok - Culture Shock, Ban Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Myanmar to Bangkok - Culture Shock

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... sanctions on these things are not worldwide however with China taking much of the oil and gas and the logs apparently go to Thailand. The Thai’s then chop the wood and give it the Thai stamp before exporting around the world including the UK.  ...

Ao Nang, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Ao Nang

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Ao ...

Return to the Planet of the Apes - Lagoon of Peril, Ao Nang and Railay Beach, Thailand travel blog

Return to the Planet of the Apes - Lagoon of Peril

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... you read the earlier entry, Planet of the Apes - Koh Phangan, first. As we passed Railay Beach on the ferry on the way to Ao Nang, I looked over at the beach and 14 years didn't seem to have a negative impact on Railay. So just one more time, I ...

Another night at Yellow Sun and Ellie's bday meal, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Another night at Yellow Sun and Ellie's bday meal

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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As we'd booked an early bus from Ao Nang to Koh Phangan the next morning we had to stay in Ao Nang for another night. We stayed at the Yellow Sun hostel again. When the lady on reception saw us she said 'ahh you're back again'.....we must have been her ...

Buckets, jackpot, food fight and wheel barrows, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Buckets, jackpot, food fight and wheel barrows

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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We'd heard Phi Phi was a good party island so we couldn't wait to have a night out there for Elllie's 30th birthday and even better Amy and Adam were there too. Luke and I stayed in a hotel called Ibiza House, the only thing Ibiza about it was the ...

Living in a Postcard, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Living in a Postcard

A travel blog entry by jill_and_andy

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... until we noticed the sign "For Monks Only." This was surely a sign we had, indeed, landed in Thailand. One of our first indulgences in Ao Nang was getting a traditional Thai massasge under a palm-thatched hut on the beach. Thai massages consist mainly ...

Parting ways, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Parting ways

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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If you havent read Kristinas entry above, you'll have to read it becuase the two of us have parted ways for an unknown amount of time.  Exactly as reported, it is for the better of both of us as individuals.  Some of you may have initial ...

Ao Nang - what a lovely surprise, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Ao Nang - what a lovely surprise

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... of a steak/meat fix – it was delicious we ate sooooo much we couldn’t move.   Costs Bust boat ticket Phuket-Ao Nang - 5.24 each but thanks to Kurynn we got it cheap one hour full body massage - 4.60 each Brazilian buffet dinner - ...

4 Islands Boat Tour of paradise, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

4 Islands Boat Tour of paradise

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... early – our friends we met in China Terry & Emma are there too so there is a good bunch of us partying together. Ao Nang has been great so nice and chilled and really beautiful I have my mate Adam in Bangkok to thank for recommending it – ...

Ao Nang, Thailand: Birthday Boats & Beers, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Ao Nang, Thailand: Birthday Boats & Beers

A travel blog entry by samber

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... instead blown full force into Phuket chav. Would I recommend going? No, not if you're looking for the cultural heartland of Thailand. Ao Nang is definitely not the place. Did we have fun whilst we were there? You betcha. What did we do? We spent ...

Hey Mister, how much for that Buddha in the window, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Hey Mister, how much for that Buddha in the window

A travel blog entry by bob_sumner

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... Aw... maybe I'm being a bit sarcastic or I'm just a little pissed that I've long since gone through manipause. Lumps-R-Us thinks Ao Nang is a little Kaleakala Boulevard in Honolulu. Strueth! I jumped a long-tail for Rai Lai instead and hooked up with ...

Yawning Sarchasm, Ao nang, Thailand travel blog

Yawning Sarchasm

A travel blog entry by bob_sumner

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... in the top of a palm tree. He pointed it out to me and looked at it with a sort of reverence. The power supply in Ao Nang did not come back on until 5pm that day and the locals had no idea until then that anything had occurred anywhere else. My ...

Speedy check out, sharks and golden sand, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Speedy check out, sharks and golden sand

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... , didn't hurt much just felt really weird! Luke and I spent the next day at Railey beach which was a short ride away from Ao Nang in a long tail boat. It was another beautiful beach with gorgeous scenery and a pretty little town behind the beach. I had a ...

Fragmentitilation, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Fragmentitilation

A travel blog entry by bob_sumner

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Umm... What happens when five individuals go on a trip? Answer; you get multiple trips. Lumpy has been off in Ton Sai now for 3 or 4 days - at least that's where she was last time we heard from her. Today Sam took off for Koh Phi Phi and Phuket and ...

Another Rainy Day, Ao Nang, Tonsai, Railai, Thailand travel blog

Another Rainy Day

A travel blog entry by bob_sumner

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Just another rainy day. Pooh! Damnit! I've only seen the sun a couple of times since we left Chiang Mai. So biking has been off the agenda, but otherwise, you just roll out the door with your umbrella and carry on. Rain... well that won't matter ...

It Was All Going So Well..., Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

It Was All Going So Well...

A travel blog entry by bob_sumner

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... A butterfly flaps its wings in a forest somewhere and the disturbance grows into a hurricane. Its a cumulative thingie. Heading back to Ao Nang after spending a quality beach day with the Lump-a-Hump, I find myself sitting in a long tail boat for about ...

AFTONBLADET???, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

AFTONBLADET???

A travel blog entry by bob_sumner

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... I eat more Swedish food? One really nice thing about the rain... it clears out most of the crowd on the main drag in Ao Nang and I actually enjoy navigating the sidewalk. But wait a minute, what the h... is this? The Akha peddlers have made it ...

The Last Beach Day, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

The Last Beach Day

A travel blog entry by bob_sumner

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... I guess it is time to get back to the farm. I am looking forward to the absolute silence of my home and a snow covered landscape. Ao Nang is anything but quiet. I think Lumpy got the best of the trip staying in the jungle of Ton Sai. Well, been ...

Man Down!, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Man Down!

A travel blog entry by bob_sumner

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... a pre-trip cut tendon. And I thought I was the token unhealthy wimp of the trip. Ha, have another smoke. Speaking of which, Thailand has this new anti-smoking campaign with a series of photos that take up a full half of each pack of cigs. Each ...

June 14 2008, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

June 14 2008

A travel blog entry by jesseandzoe

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We woke up and went for our included breakfast.  It was alright, but we were there a bit later so there wasn't that much food left.  We will have to get up earlier to beat the rush I guess.  We asked about laundry at our hotel, and they ...

June 15 2008, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

June 15 2008

A travel blog entry by jesseandzoe

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... ; The memorial for my Grandmother had taken place on Saturday afternoon, or early Sunday morning for us.  It is nice that Thailand has affordable and accessible ways to communicate with home.  So it was a bitter sweet start to the day.  The ...

June 13 2008, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

June 13 2008

A travel blog entry by jesseandzoe

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... out of Chan Cha Lay Guesthouse at around 9am.  The lady at the reception told us we could catch a songthaew across the street to Ao Nang.  One soon arrived and we hopped in, fortunately it wasn't full of people.  The ride went down the main ...

Ao Nang, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Ao Nang

A travel blog entry by ncpalmer

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Arrived at Ao Nang after very little sleep on the sleeper bus from Bangkok. Luckily, I could check in to the hostel and chill out on the beach for a day ...

Temple day and sleeper bus, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Temple day and sleeper bus

A travel blog entry by ncpalmer

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The sleeper bus from Bangkok to Krabi was an interesting experience... Stopped at 12am in a makeshift services for dinner just as everyone was ready for bed. No-one wanted any food. Stopped again at 6am, told to get off and wait in what looked like an ...

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