Travel Blogs from Khao Lak, Thailand

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Whale Shark Exploration - Diving the Similans, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Whale Shark Exploration - Diving the Similans

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... all healed up and raring to go, we took an over-night ferry from Ko Phangan followed by a bus ride to finally arrived in Khao Lak - gateway to the Similan and Surin Islands - some of the top dive sites in the world. We spent a couple of days ...

Chasing Whale Sharks and Mantas, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Chasing Whale Sharks and Mantas

A travel blog entry by canuckdive

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... stunning view of the Andaman Sea. Upon our return to shore, we had some time to explore the former resort town of Khao Lak, which is now a tsunami-devastated shell of its former self. Random twisted and contorted cars lay scattered about. While some ...

Frogs in the pool, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Frogs in the pool

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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After a bright, sunny and rather too early start, we caught our flight to Phuket. It was a beautiful flight as we passed over turquoise seas, verdant islands, swathes of white sand and undulating kaarst hills. After the usual haggling over taxi prices, ...

Philosophy on a happy, sobering+chilly new year, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Philosophy on a happy, sobering+chilly new year

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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... her. They've set up a really helpful site to help with other missing people who were staying at the same place, Nangthong Bay Resort, Khao Lak, Phang Nga. I've heard from some new and old friends and am SO relieved to hear they're safe, but am still ...

Back to school, Khao Lak/Similan Islands, Thailand travel blog

Back to school

A travel blog entry by hils

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... my practice dives in the sea. Tonight we're off on a 4 day diving boat trip to the Similan Islands (on the west coast of Thailand about 200km north of Phuket) which are said to be one of the top 10 diving locations in the world. Once there I'll be ...

Thai beaches again, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Thai beaches again

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... found our taxi which we have pre-arranged and he whizzed us up to our home for the next few days called Amsterdam Resort in Khao Lak. We have a nice big (brick built since the tsunami) bungalow with Wifi in a lovely palm tree garden for 800baht a night. ...

Dagen før dagen, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Dagen før dagen

A travel blog entry by fam.straede

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... og vores eget køkken. Efter frokosten badede vi lidt mere, inden vi skulle med ressorters pickup de 15 km. ind til markedet i nærheden af Khao Lak by. Da Dorthe var ked af, at hun ikke havde fået købt sig en taske til samlingen og et par bukser, da ...

Diving Trip around the Similans, Thailand, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Diving Trip around the Similans, Thailand

A travel blog entry by gemmakonrad

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Have just got back from 4 days on a dive boat and I am still rocking! We did a 4 day / 4 night trip around the Similans and Surin Islands which are Thailands most famous dive sites. It was really good fun and Jade is now a Aavanced Open Water diver! ...

Diving shiznit, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Diving shiznit

A travel blog entry by fourloves

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To further feed my addiciton to diving, I took a four day liveaboard to the Similans, and took a Rescue Diver course - the next step to my possible Divemaster traineeship... I am really enjoying this. I mean, really, it's an equipment intense sport - ...

Markedsdag i Khao Lak, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Markedsdag i Khao Lak

A travel blog entry by fam.straede

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... besluttede os for, at gå et par timer til poolen. Dagens plan var, at tage hotellets gratis shuttlebus kl. 14 til et marked nær Khao Lak, som finder sted lørdag og onsdag. Efter en gang tandbørstning gik jeg og børnene til poolen, imens Lars blev i ...

Kreditkarte weg!!, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Kreditkarte weg!!

A travel blog entry by marlene1

Seit einigen Tagen suche ich meine Kreditkarte. Auf dem letzten Amarpon-Trip kam mir der Gedanke auf, wo ich sie eigentlich habe. Heute zurück vom Trip habe ich meinen ganzen Bungalow und alle meine Sachen auf den Kopf gestellt… und nichts! Ich ...

Khao Sok, Khao Lak , Thailand travel blog

Khao Sok

A travel blog entry by juliafg

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... loskamen lag nicht etwa daran, dass wir verschlafen haben, sondern dass der vorige Abend einige Turbulenzen bereithielt: in Thailand wurde Loi Krathong, das Lichterfest gefeiert (welches wir eigentlich unbedingt in Chiang Mai erleben wollten, da es dort ...

Khao Lak, Thailand, Ban Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Khao Lak, Thailand

A travel blog entry by thebarnabybear

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Barnaby and his companions caught the boat back to Phuket. On the boat he made friends with some Canadian travellers and offered to take them to Phuket airport. They then drove North to Khao Lak. ...

Khao Lak :  More Sun, Sea and Scuba, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Khao Lak : More Sun, Sea and Scuba

A travel blog entry by helenandiain

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... ; Anyhoo, so what next?  After spending time on Koh Tao and getting our scuba licences we headed over to the beach resort of Khao Lak on the Andaman coast.  This was quite a contrast from Koh Tao for many reasons.  Firstly, it was much more ...

Our last few days in Khao Lak, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Our last few days in Khao Lak

A travel blog entry by gingerandblonde

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... his camera!!!! The next day was pretty subdued due to the late night but shopping was ace and then it was back to Khao Lak. The following weekend was the huge Thai water festival called 'Songkran'. Amy headed up to Chiang Mai with her mates Chrissy, ...

Turen går videre til Khao Lak, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Turen går videre til Khao Lak

A travel blog entry by fam.straede

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... at kontakte vores resort i Khao Lak og bad dem om at hente os og køre os de 75 km fra lufthavnen i Puket til Haadson Resort i Khao Lak, hvor vi skulle bo i den sidste uge. Imens børnene boltrede sig i poolen tog Lars sig en god løbetur på hotellets ...

Dasedag i Khao Lak, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Dasedag i Khao Lak

A travel blog entry by fam.straede

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... en reje og spiste ris for resten. Vi fik hele herligheden for bare 1000 bath (200 Dkr). Vi gik tilbage til villaen, hvor vi hyggede os inden vi alle gik til ro kl. 21.30 efter en dejlig, solrig og afslappende dag i Khao ...

Similan Islands are for sea lovers, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Similan Islands are for sea lovers

A travel blog entry by lenay

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... company of people in love with diving. What to be aware of: There are numerous diving and snorkelling agencies, especially around Khao Lak. Prices vary and unless you have your favourite team, shop around. If you are thinking about a day ...

Die lange Suche nach einer Bleibe, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Die lange Suche nach einer Bleibe

A travel blog entry by marlene1

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... bin. Gar ncht so schwer… ohne Führerschein, Helm und in Flip-Flops. Aber nun gut, wir sind ja in Thailand, interessiert sich eh keiner dafür und sollte man angehalten werden, muss halt gezahlt werden. Ob die Geldbusse wirklich in die Staatskasse ...

Afslapning ved poolen og dykkertur, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Afslapning ved poolen og dykkertur

A travel blog entry by fam.straede

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... til mig lækkert. Den spiste jeg i taxien, der hentede mig for at kører mig til dykkercenteret Similan Diving Safaris i Khao Lak. Det var ved dem, at jeg havde booket en dags dykkertur i nationalparken Similan Islands. Ved dykkercenteret fik jeg prøvet ...

En dag med forkælelse, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

En dag med forkælelse

A travel blog entry by fam.straede

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Af Dorthe Vi vågnede ved 8-tiden og havde alle sovet dejligt. Kristian havde en ØV-dag, var godt morgengnaven og ville ingen ting i dag så det endte med, at Lars og Silje selv gik i restauranten for at få morgenmad. Jeg blev hos Kristian i villaen og ...

Bangkok to Khao Lak, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok to Khao Lak

A travel blog entry by rebecca.jacob

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... badly airconditioned bus with Matrix II blasting over your head, you have to try really hard to enjoy this! We arrived in Khao Lak at midday. And were rather disappointed. Most houses are scattered around the big highway, many tailors and souvenir ...

Songkran-Festival, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Songkran-Festival

A travel blog entry by marlene1

Das Songkran Festival ist das Neujahrsfest, das am 13.April gefeiert wird. Das neue Jahr 2555 wird mit viel Wasser eingeleutet, was konkret bedeutet, dass überall auf der Strasse Kinder und Erwachsene mit Wasserpistolen bewaffnet stehen und jeder, ...

Out of the trees and into the breeze, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Out of the trees and into the breeze

A travel blog entry by steve_julie

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... Klaus reveals much about the man's history, perhaps even his reason for eschewing civilization for his simple Innkeepers existence in Khao Sok.  When we asked about his previous job, he begins the explanation in his colorful Germanic accent with "I ...

resort living, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

resort living

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

... , the shower in an outside shower normally used for hotel guest, we were well entertained. We found a mexican restaurant in ban naing, near khao lak, that is owned by an expat from LA who is trying to help get us on a dive boat to similan island, all ...

Khao Lak, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Khao Lak

A travel blog entry by qiandjes

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Khao Lak is 2 hours up north of Phuket. It is a touristy destination too but much more quiet than Phuket. The great majority of tourists seemed to be German. This area was one of the most affected by the tsunami in 2004 but you would not know unless you ...

Khao Lak, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Khao Lak

A travel blog entry by petef1

Killed time here for a couple of days. Nice place to do ...

Snorkeling, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Snorkeling

A travel blog entry by steve_julie

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... start as we breakfast before our 7:30 pick up for a ride to catch our speedboat to the Similan Islands. The taxies in Khoa Lak are more migrant worker transport than limousine; two facing benches in the covered flatbed of a pick-up truck. The drivers are ...

Climate Change!, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Climate Change!

A travel blog entry by therunningdog

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... woke up this morning in Kathmandu, and after two flights and a long ride in the back of a pickup, I am here in Khao Lak...on the west coast of Thailand on the Andaman Sea. I find it amazing how you can be wearing a down jacket in the morning, do a bit ...

Sea Dragon Dive, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Sea Dragon Dive

A travel blog entry by nathankw

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... balloons on the beach- in bed by 12.10am! However we still felt lazy this morni g so are having a relaxed day in Khao Lak- just getting back on its feet after the tsunami. Lots of building going on and lots of people still in corrugated iron huts, ...

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