Travel Blogs from Ko Chang Tai, Thailand

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Koh Chang, Koh Chang, Thailand travel blog

Koh Chang

A travel blog entry by yelkins

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... (at least that’s what we told ourselves) this meant one thing. Thai massage. Walking the streets of Bangkok we noticed Thailand wasn’t short on massage parlours, it wasn’t short on seedy parlours either. Koh Chang was the same, driving ...

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 ...

So Long Beaches, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

So Long Beaches

A travel blog entry by maxandclare

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Koh Chang was our last little glimpse of tropical paradise living before we returned to Bangkok and then home. We stayed in a beach hut again, and again we had a short walk to the beach, but little in the way of amenities. Unless bugs and geckos are ...

Ko Chang och Ko Samet, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Ko Chang och Ko Samet

A travel blog entry by olofochemma

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... är mer ordnat och organiserat, och det är faktiskt ganska skönt. Vi började med att spendera 5 nätter på Ko Chang som ligger nära Kambodjas gräns. Här kände vi för att lyxa till det lite och tog in ...

50 Shades of Green, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

50 Shades of Green

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... on the first leg of a day of travelling that would probably be 8 hrs +: train, bus, ferry, taxi :P). Approaching the island of Koh Chang it appeared to be an unbroken mass of green. The ferry port and one stilted shack was all I could see. But as we ...

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 ...

Koh Chang, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Koh Chang

A travel blog entry by mclark65

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... 'd even got off the bus at the Border young guys were jumping on the bus asking where you were heading,, so you say "Koh Chang"!... He looks at your ticket and says "come this way, mini bus waiting" thinking he is the driver you follow to passport control ...

Thailand - the final destination, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - the final destination

A travel blog entry by sarahstead

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... I'd write you a little blog from Thailand. I'm currently sat on a bus on the way to the coast to get a ferry to the island of Ko Chang for a final bit of sunshine. It takes about 5hours so seemed like a good time to write. Last time I wrote we were about ...

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 ...

Relax, Refuel, Revive, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Relax, Refuel, Revive

A travel blog entry by ecour0404

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Bri and I are on the little known paradise island called Ko Chang. The name means "elephant island" however elephants are not native to the island. It is called that because it is shaped like an elephants head. It is the second largest island in Thailand. ...

Koh Mak, Ko Chang District, Thailand travel blog

Koh Mak

A travel blog entry by mclark65

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... and checked in, spent a few hours on the rocky beach there and then hired moped to go to Koh Mak resort.. Had lunch and a few Chang.. This place was brand new 6 years ago,, but they've done nothing to it since and it shows,,, the parasols over the tables ...

Ko Chang, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Ko Chang

A travel blog entry by tanja92

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Nach 4 Tagen Bangkok ging es dann MIT Malcolm nach Ko Chang. Eine kleine Insel im Osten von Thailand. Unser Resort wurde von einem Schweizer geleitet und somit war der Standart deutlich höher als in den sonstigen Unterkünften. Wir hatten einen schönen ...

At Koh Chang, Koh Chang, Thailand travel blog

At Koh Chang

A travel blog entry by stefanoandrea

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... 's, bananas, papayas and dragon fruits here. We drink banana shake almost everyday. It is so tasty and we cannot imagine Thailand without banana shake anymore. Thai are budhists. They believe in karma. They think they should do their best in order to ...

Paradies auf Erden, Koh Chang, Thailand travel blog

Paradies auf Erden

A travel blog entry by saphirchen

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Sind gestern in Koh Chang angekommen, die fahrt war laenger als gedacht, statt der versprochenen 4 Stunden hat es 8 gedauert, aber es hat sich definitiv gelohnt. Ich bin vom lauten, bunten vollem Bangkok geradewegs im Paradies gelandet. Man muss sich das ...

Entspannen auf Koh Chang, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Entspannen auf Koh Chang

A travel blog entry by timoj

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... Wasser und keine Algen oder Dreck im Meer. Unsere Entspannung konnte so nicht erschüttert werden und wir genossen die letzten Tage in Thailand. Außerdem aßen wir fleißig thailändische Küche, denn die würden wir so bald nicht mehr auskosten ...

Beach hut, beach BBQs, beach bums!, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Beach hut, beach BBQs, beach bums!

A travel blog entry by nozwhitts

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After leaving the luxury of Furama, we headed towards Whitesands beach to find ourselves a little beach bungalow about five paces from the sand. We stayed here for three nights and enjoyed lazing on the beach followed by fish BBQ dinners on the sand. ...

Paradise, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by nozwhitts

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As soon as we walked into the open air lobby, we knew this was going to be a treat after being patient and nurse (male obviously) for three weeks! From the minute they handed us cool towels, a cocktail and traditional flowers, Kate knew she had chosen ...

Bang Bao - a village on stilts, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Bang Bao - a village on stilts

A travel blog entry by nozwhitts

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It was a stormy morning the day we had decided to leave for Bang Bao. Luckily, when we arrived, the rain had subsided long enough for us to find accommodation on the pier. The pier had all sorts of shops, homes, restaurants and guesthouses so it was an ...

Another week of beach BBQs on Whitesands, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Another week of beach BBQs on Whitesands

A travel blog entry by nozwhitts

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... which beach BBQ to eat at.   As our month visa was running out, it was with regret that we decided to leave Koh Chang after three weeks. It had been such a contrast to crazy India.  We decided our next destination would be Bangkok for Shane's ...

Swimming with baby elephants!, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Swimming with baby elephants!

A travel blog entry by nozwhitts

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Hannah, Kate's sister, recommended KB Resort in Kai Bai because it had a nice swimming pool, which it did. When we arrived, we went for a stroll along the beach and spotted baby elephants swimming with people in the sea. It looked like fun, so we ...

Back on Paradise, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Back on Paradise

A travel blog entry by julie_homewood

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... and the fact that there was no snow helped!. We arrived at the resort at 5pm, perfect for Mum's first sunset in Koh Chang. We settled into the rooms, Mum having a Bungalow with TV and a air conditioning unit and Danny and I in a fan room ...

R & R on Lonely Beach, Lonely Beach, Koh Chang, Thailand travel blog

R & R on Lonely Beach

A travel blog entry by lynanddon

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The island of Koh Chang is about 5 hours east of Bangkok. It's considered one of the last places where you can experience the old style of great beach, reasonably priced food and cheap accommodation. Development on the island didn't start until 2000 so ...

Snorkelling In Mu Ko Chang Nat'l Marine Park, Lonely Beach, Thailand travel blog

Snorkelling In Mu Ko Chang Nat'l Marine Park

A travel blog entry by lynanddon

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In 1982 Koh Chang became part of the Mu Ko Chang National Marine Park. Today we headed out on one of the local boats to experience the pristine waters of this National Marine Park. It was a wonderful day of snorkelling at various selected sites, enjoying ...

Thailand - Ko Chang, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - Ko Chang

A travel blog entry by leanne.baker

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... the island’s west coast and expansion is now beginning to stud other more isolated areas of Thailand’s second largest island. But escape to Ko Chang’s mountainous interior and you’ll find a lost world of rugged waterfalls and ...

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