Travel Blogs from Bang Bao, Thailand

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Happy New Year from paradise, Ban Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Happy New Year from paradise

A travel blog entry by chris-zoe

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... multiple stray dogs and rubble to find our blissful beach hut hidden away in a stunning palm tree glade. We were staying in Bang Bao - a small development on Koh Chang, with a street and pier of shops and little shack like restaurants. On the first day ...

Last of Bang Bao, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Last of Bang Bao

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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It's with a heavy heart we leave this place.  We've enjoyed it very much, made some great friends.  Wish we could stay longer.  There's so much of the island that we didn't see as well as neighbouring islands to visit.  Could probably ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Sunburn, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Sunburn

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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When I lived in Scotland I had forgotten that the sun existed. Since being in Thailand, I realize that this was a myth. I have found the sun again, and it has bitten me – badly.  Children, wear your freaking sunscreen (and a t-shirt while ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Spice, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Spice

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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I like spice. Feel the burn. Love the burn. Endorphins are great! ...

Underwater Adventures, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Underwater Adventures

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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I've figured out that the best way to deal with the heat: water. Not just showers, although the cold water feels nice (why would anyone want hot showers here!), but you're sticky again as soon as you dry off. Swimming is a different matter. You're in ...

Paradise Found!, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Paradise Found!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Well, at least for us...Back away from all the bustle, we've arrived in a private stretch of  shoreline with nothing between us and beyond.  Little rustic beach huts are a jungle walk away from the main area and are perched up on a cliff top. ...

Cooking Class, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Cooking Class

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Brian's decided to sign up for a 3 day diving package, so I've gone off to do some cooking. I love Thai food and actually cook it quite frequently (especially after I found the Thai supermarket on Dalry Road). It seems quite simple to cook, but I just ...

Jour 53-54, Ban Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Jour 53-54

A travel blog entry by btoo

Aprés avoir pris le ferry, nous débarquons sur la plus grande ile de Thailande. Nous avons 30 min de tuk-tuk pour arriver sur la plage où nous souhaitons passer nos deux nuits. C'est Disney Land ici, il y a des boutiques partout, des restos dans tous ...

50 Shades of Green, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

50 Shades of Green

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Emerald, lime, pea, chartreuse, jade...how many shades can you name? A direct correlation existed between the distance we travelled away from Bangkok and the amount of vegetation there was. At first, it was just the odd tree planted. Then the far ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Vomit, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Vomit

A travel blog entry by 2totango

When your wife starts to unexpectedly vomit in a train station in Bangkok.  Take the opportunity to turn around and watch the reactions of another culture.  You can learn a lot about a culture by their reactions to a woman vomiting in ...

New Year's day, Ban Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

New Year's day

A travel blog entry by chris-zoe

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Post hangover and alarm, we got up and ventured out. We hired a sea kayak and went around the headland - taking in monkeys and beautiful views, without a person in sight. Turns out I'm not great at managing a sea kayak, and having allowed ...

Monkey See Monkey Do, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Monkey See Monkey Do

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Took a short little kayak around outside out secluded bay to 'monkey point'. Brian had passed this the other day after diving and said there were hoards of monkeys. We knew there were quite a few in our area as we've seen them along the beach and near ...

Bran's Travel Tips:  Growth, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Bran's Travel Tips: Growth

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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When you get to warm climates, you may discover that your hair and fingernails grow at an exorbitant rate. So to combat this, you might want to take a page out of the Thai Lady Boy's hand book and use a bit of hormone replacement therapy. Not only ...

Bang Bao, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Bang Bao

A travel blog entry by varney

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... a quiet affair, with a little party at the 'resort' leading up to midnight. Yesterday we braved the waves and came over here to Bang Bao on Koh Chang. It's an old fishing village that has started to grow up thanks to all the tourists. The bay is ...

Sun, Sand, Sea and Cocktails, Ban Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Sun, Sand, Sea and Cocktails

A travel blog entry by ralfthebear

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Well hallelujah I'm back from Grumpy's - I kissed the ground as I got off the bus in Bangkok!  Passepartout and the Beautiful Girl may LOVE Grumpy's but I DO NOT.  The sand gets in my fur and like all good ol' seaman I can not swim!  ...

Koh Chang - Thailand, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Koh Chang - Thailand

A travel blog entry by ernievana

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... Schwägerin und Schwager treffen und einen großen Teil der ersten zwei Wochen mit ihnen verbringen. Anschließend fahren wir nach Bang Bao, einem Fischerdorf mit wunderschönem Strand an der südlichsten Spitze von Koh Chang, eine Insel in der Nähe von ...

R & R in Thailand (That's rain and more rain!), Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

R & R in Thailand (That's rain and more rain!)

A travel blog entry by swanning_around

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... , wifi and power often disappear temporarily when there is very heavy rain and lightning. Last night we were walking down the 'pier' in Bang Bao when the power was cut. It was disconcerting as the walkway, just above the sea, is a path about a metre ...

peeling out of Koh Chang, Baan Bang Bao, Koh Chang, Thailand travel blog

peeling out of Koh Chang

A travel blog entry by nz.chong

... (Aussie teacher who works with my cousin at BFITS agency).  We spent most of the first day just reaching my chosen destination: Bang Bao beach, pretty much the farthest, quietest spot available on the island.  It consists of a row of shops and ...

Baden in Elefanten - Äpfeln, Bang Bao auf Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Baden in Elefanten - Äpfeln

A travel blog entry by haseundfuchs

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Wie vermutet fällt es mir mittlerweile schwer, am Abend überhaupt etwas Nennenswertes vom Tage zu notieren.   Dass Martin bereits das 2.Buch (per eBook-Reader!) ausgelesen hat, was er auf der ganzen 2-Monats-Wohnmobil-Tour im letzten Jahr ...

Kerst, Ban Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Kerst

A travel blog entry by elinedejong

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Het leek me wel weer even tijd voor een blogje. Ik ben nog niet verplaatst, dus nog geen stipje er bij op m'n kaartje. Ik zit nu vanaf afgelopen dinsdag in Cliff Cottage, een heel lekker plekje aan zee. Ik slaap in een hutje op de berg in de jungle ...

Ohne Dach überm Kopf auf die nächste Reiseetappe, Bang Bao auf Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Ohne Dach überm Kopf auf die nächste Reiseetappe

A travel blog entry by haseundfuchs

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... in ein paar Tagen dann.  Es ist kurz nach fünf, als wir mit den beiden Spaniern als letzte Passagiere in Bang Bao aussteigen. Dieser kleine "Sea Hut" liegt tatsächlich traumhaft am Ende des langen Piers mitten im Wasser inmitten der Bucht und hat ...

Wie ein Affe auf dem Moped, Bang Bao auf Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Wie ein Affe auf dem Moped

A travel blog entry by haseundfuchs

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... Prao Beach an einer kleinen Reggae Bar. Und heute zu Abschluß hat es uns nochmal an den niedlichen bunten Strand direkt gegenüber von Bang Bao, in Klong Koi gezogen, wohin wir uns in der Zeit "vor Mopeds" immer mit dem Boot haben fahren lassen. Dort ist ...

Kaart, Ban Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Kaart

A travel blog entry by elinedejong

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Leuk dat dat kaartje aangeeft dat ik gewoon van rechts naar links ben verplaatst. Maar om te komen op de plek waar ik nu ben heb een rondje eiland moeten doen omdat er geen weg door het midden loopt. :p En de weg die er loopt begint ongeveer op het punt ...

Big bang koh chang!, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Big bang koh chang!

A travel blog entry by tracey_wayne

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... bungalow place is at the south end of the island away from the main tourist hubbub and party areas, in a fishing village called bang bao. It is awesome - the whole village is set on a pier that has market shops, amazing restuarants on stilts on the ...

Sonnenhut unterm Motorradhelm, Bang Bao auf Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Sonnenhut unterm Motorradhelm

A travel blog entry by haseundfuchs

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... (und damit praktisch die einzige Straße überhaupt, die es hier gibt) ein paar Kilometer südlich von unserem beschaulichen Bang Bao unterbrochen, so dass wir einmal ganz um die Insel herumfahren müssen, um die weniger touristisch erschlossene und damit ...

Ab jetzt wird's langweilig, Bang Bao auf Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Ab jetzt wird's langweilig

A travel blog entry by haseundfuchs

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Ab jetzt wird dieser Blog sicher total langweilig.  Unsere Tage werden gefüllt sein von all den üblichen Dingen, die Leute, die Sommerlaub auf einer warmen Insel machen, eben so tun. Vermutlich viel lesen, in Schatten dösen, essen, trinken, ...

Epic squid storm, Ban Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Epic squid storm

A travel blog entry by rwathne

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... about $50.  Can't ask for more convenience.  I have also found the destination where I will finish my stay in Thailand.  Just south of Bangkok is a monastery of tattooing monks.  After contributing a small donation to the monastery a ...

scooter wild, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

scooter wild

A travel blog entry by tracey_wayne

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We'll Hi there all... I [Wanye] am at the wheel of this visel and will take you through the latest twists n turns through yesterdays journey.#1 Hire Scooter- Communication with the owner was ok and filling out the paper work was ...

Thoughts of the day, Ban Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Thoughts of the day

A travel blog entry by rwathne

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... say what is truly on their minds forget the bull shit of candy coating life experience.  Side-note, I have been walking around Thailand for the last ten days greeting people with Sawbadee-mow.  I had believed this to be saying "How are you ...

Resortwechsel und Mopedausflug in den Süden, Ban Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Resortwechsel und Mopedausflug in den Süden

A travel blog entry by hasch

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