Travel Blogs from Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand

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Ko Ngai, Thailand: Rain Rain Go Away, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Ko Ngai, Thailand: Rain Rain Go Away

A travel blog entry by samber

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... . Would have otherwise been a very pretty trip. As it was, we couldn't see through a wall of grey. Had a quick change over at Ko Lanta to another speed boat which saw us arrive on Ko Ngai 30 minutes later to yet more rain. Great. So much for our two ...

Another Island Paradise, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Another Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... to let us back in. Phew! At the ferry dock we met our helpful friend from the travel agents who has sorted accommodation on Ko Lanta for us and is coming on the ferry to book our boat tickets to Langkawi. Even touts in Thailand are incredibly friendly ...

Ko Lanta, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Ko Lanta

A travel blog entry by getyourdongout

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Monkeying about in Ko Lantra, Ko Lantra yai, Thailand travel blog

Monkeying about in Ko Lantra

A travel blog entry by andylevis

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A very sleepy ko lantra only had to endure me for one day........I'm heading to Phuket. I noticed it was a very German resort when I got up early and noticed all their towels on the sun loungers. I had a good day ....highlight being heading to the ...

Lazy Days, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Lazy Days

A travel blog entry by janehamlett

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I've treated this part of my trip purely as a holiday; that is to say I’ve done nothing of particular interest other than relax. The weather has been a bit hit and miss so I’ve spent a lot of time reading and reflecting. Sitting on the second ...

Chillin out, maxin, relaxin, all cool, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Chillin out, maxin, relaxin, all cool

A travel blog entry by mwalker

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... more climbing. Railay's scenery was stunning and I got some good adventure out of it. My last stop was the relaxed island of Ko Lanta. Lanta has the reputation of being laid back and it lived up to this, even over new years. I just hiked up and down ...

If at first you don't succeed..., Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

If at first you don't succeed...

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Try, try again, right? Well, I had tried SCUBA on our first trip but didn't take to it quite as well as Brian. I had a very difficult time equalizing my ears and was actually in a lot of pain while in the water. I was very glad to have gone through ...

Happy New Year!, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Happy New Year!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... know where they would show up, so you had to hope you saw someone setting it up to be prepared. Another wonder of Thailand. Certainly no designated safety area! Standing on the beach with the tide licking our toes, we watched people lighting large paper ...

...Emerald Cave...Never to be forgotten ...., Koh Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

...Emerald Cave...Never to be forgotten ....

A travel blog entry by joanknab

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... we just passed through, saving the closer look for our next trip back. One thing that has really been different in Southern Thailand is the infrequency of wats. Instead of temple bells, we hear amplified calls to worship from the many mosques that seem ...

Lovely Lanta, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Lovely Lanta

A travel blog entry by jade_and_rob

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... one though. 10am we checked out of highlands, and met another british couple at reception, Emily and Mark who were also headed to koh lanta on the ferry the same day as us. We got talking to them on the way towards the ferry and decided to share a taxi ...

Biking day out, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Biking day out

A travel blog entry by jade_and_rob

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Last night we met a new neighbour who has just moved in here called beer. He lives in london but his family are thai. They run a thai restaurant in notting hill so he knows his food. At dinner he ordered dishes for us all to share (me rob emily mark and ...

Koh Lanta, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by veroyjorge

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Die Julia kommt zu Besuch! Yeahh! ;-), Koh Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Die Julia kommt zu Besuch! Yeahh! ;-)

A travel blog entry by bado

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Griasgott olle mitonand! Wir schreiben Sonntag, den 10. Februar 2013 an dem ich von Phnom Penh, Kambodscha über Bangkok nach Phuket, Thailand geflogen bin. Mit Julia habe ich mir nämlich ausgemacht, dass wir uns in Phuket treffen um dann weiter mit der ...

Farniente..., Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Farniente...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Nous levons vers 9 heures, allons profiter du petit dejeuner gratuit au restau, une omelette et du jambon, des fruits, des toasts, un the, un jus d'orange, puis retournons dans la chambre surfer sur le net. Ensuite allons a la piscine, sans avoir ...

En route pour Koh Lanta..., Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

En route pour Koh Lanta...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... patiemment en sirotant une biere que tout ce petit monde decide a faire son boulot, c'est a dire de nous emmener a Koh Lanta. Montons dans le minivan vers 14h10, on est une douzaine, une famille de francais, trois jeunes francais, deux anglaises et un ...

Part 2: The Ceremony, Koh Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Part 2: The Ceremony

A travel blog entry by wakingdream

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PART II Originally I had little idea what a Thai wedding ceremony involved. The specifics anyway. After talking with our monk (who's name I have no idea how to spell) we were schooled in the ways of Thai weddings. The ceremony at the Wat ...

Goodbye Thailand, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Goodbye Thailand

A travel blog entry by carol.johnson

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... Air con, fridge and cable TV, even the BBC News... We needed it over New year as it bucketed down for 2 days!! Yes, Ko Lanta will be memorable for luscious Thai cheese and onion pancakes, Thai red curry with chicken and shrimp and not much ...

Beach holiday? Hide from the rain instead, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Beach holiday? Hide from the rain instead

A travel blog entry by paul_n_alex

... there was even a small patch of blue sky.  I got very excited!!  We'd booked ourselves onto a cooking course today with Lanta Thai Cooking.  A guy picked us up & drove us to a beautiful teak Thai style house with a big open air kitchen ...

Paradise, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by splursty

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Day 41 - Fire rope swings, beaches and sunsets The ferry ride to Koh Lanta was really nice, everyone just sits out on the deck and has a few drinks for a couple of hours before arriving at the port. We had to wait an hour to get on the ferry which Kirst ...

Lanta Banta, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Lanta Banta

A travel blog entry by stephanddave

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A quick ferry ride south and we were onto Koh Lanta, our last island and final stop of Thailand. For four days we had the best weather imaginable and again spent most of the time chilling in the sun and reading our books. The beach where we stayed wasn't ...

not very good at this blogging, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

not very good at this blogging

A travel blog entry by carol.johnson

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... effort. The downside to all this loveliness was the Parks cafeteria, some of the worst and most expensive food we have eaten in Thailand, but the characters we met more than made up for our lack of victuals. Two great Liverpudlians who were coming to the ...

Journee en scooter..., Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Journee en scooter...

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... profite quand meme de la baignade, l'eau est tres chaude, dans les 30 degres... Remonte sur mon scooter et partons jusqu'au Mu ko Lanta National Park, ou nous garons nos bikes. On nous demande de payer l'entree mais ca nous interesse pas, on veut juste ...

Yao Yai Island, Yao Yai, Thailand travel blog

Yao Yai Island

A travel blog entry by marzan

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We made our way to an out of the way pier to catch the local ferry to our next destination, Yao Yai Island. The pier was populated by locals and not a tourist in sight, we got the feeling not many tourists went by this way from all the curious looks ...

Another one nighter, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Another one nighter

A travel blog entry by barnandmel

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... Mango Mojitos and watched the sunset and a wedding along the beach beside us.  We finally managed to find a secondhand copy of the Thailand book which was such a relief. I could have hugged the shop assist. We were so happy!!! We've been a little lax ...

Scubaaaaaaa, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Scubaaaaaaa

A travel blog entry by barnandmel

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... haven so think we'll probably avoid it. It just so happens that these collection of island are just two hours boat ride from Koh Lanta. Oh and did we mention that Mel gets seasick! All started well as we were picked up in a jeep or Aussie style Ute and ...

A Chilled Out Day In Lanta., Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

A Chilled Out Day In Lanta.

A travel blog entry by azandhelen

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... neither of us do, we headed with our book and towels to the beach.  The only bad thing about low season on Koh Lanta is that the strength of the tide brings in lots of rubbish which is floating around the sea and makes what usually looks like a ...

Last day in Thailand, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Last day in Thailand

A travel blog entry by lisajoa

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We had another relaxing day today we had planned to go snorkelling today but the waves were really big so we just grabbed some sunbeams by the beach and read out books. We had lunch in the resort restaurant and went to the pool a couple if times to cool ...

Its Hammock Time., Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Its Hammock Time.

A travel blog entry by azandhelen

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... tame. We were all a little squashed but after two quick transporter ferries to get us from Koh Lanta Noi to Koh Lanta Yai (the bigger island) we were the second drop off and the journey took less than three hours, including the verbal war at the start ...

Blackout In Lanta., Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Blackout In Lanta.

A travel blog entry by azandhelen

Today was spent in a similar way as yesterday.  Enjoyed a yummy breakfast and headed to the beach where we grabbed a beach front bed.  Today the sea was a bit calmer and the nicest we've seen it since arriving.  Last night it rained really ...

A first taste of thailand, Koh Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

A first taste of thailand

A travel blog entry by elleanil

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... and poking anil all the way through. We even got a photo of her. We got dropped at trang our first view of thailand and proceeded through immigration feeling very relieved we had gotten our thai visas. A lady was on the lookout for us and directed us ...

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