Travel Blogs from Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

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Mosquito & Bamboo Islands, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Mosquito & Bamboo Islands

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... beach. I guess it's probably 2-3 kilometers away.  Mosquito Island is the most remote island of the islands that make up the Phi Phi chain. It's essentially a limestone cliff rock about 700 meters long and it has 2 small beaches that are covered in ...

Day 82:  Battered & Drained, We Find Heaven..., Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Day 82: Battered & Drained, We Find Heaven...

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... finally time to relax. At about 4:30ish the backpackers began waking up from their naps and poked their heads up to look around. Ko Phi Phi, setting of Danny Boyle's The Beach, lay before us. I don't think I'd ever seen a landscape that could so ...

Around Paradise, Ko phi phi, Thailand travel blog

Around Paradise

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Today, Adi and I hopped on a long tail boat around Phi Phi.  I start the boat trip out by setting the bar high with a story from my last boat trip in Ko pha ngan...  While I could tell from the start that this group would not be as cohesive as ...

Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi Island, Thailand travel blog

Koh Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Island ...

Learning to Dive, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Learning to Dive

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... (GBP5.00) per night. The room is small, with decent sea view, and has a fan and a bathroom complete with ice-cold shower. Ko Phi Phi Don suffered hard in the Tsunami that swept along this coast in December 2004. The area we are staying in is on a low ...

Ko Phi Phi, Ko phi phi, Thailand travel blog

Ko Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... without her bag, which is lost somewhere between Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.  A quick decision puts us on a boat to Ko Phi Phi and we arrive in paradise with enough time to find our bungalow (The Beach on Long Beach in Phi Phi) and hit ...

Ow you bar-steward, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Ow you bar-steward

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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We decided to take a trip around the 5 islands, including a trip to the Emerald cave. We were up for a spot of snorkelling, nice lazy lunch on the boat before heading back into Koh Lanta. We had a bit of a splish splash, spotting numerous fish in their ...

I wish it could be christmas every day, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

I wish it could be christmas every day

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... 7 of us squashed in a motor bike rikshaw going to a different bar at 10 miles an hour. We toasted the New Year in Australia and Thailand but could not quite make it for the UK at 7am! Hope you all had a great New Years and wishing good things for 2006 ...

Phi Phi - Thai new year (Songkran), Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Phi Phi - Thai new year (Songkran)

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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We weren't aware that we would be celebrating  two new years when we set out, but here we are in Phi Phi and it's Songkran (Thai new year). Essentially, the Thai people (and everyone else) drench each other in water for a day or two; water ...

The Movie

The Movie "The Beach"

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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The Phi Phi Islands between the large island of Phuket and the western Andaman Sea coast of the mainland. Ko Phi Phi Don  meaning "island" in the Thai language is the largest island of the group, and is the only island with permanent inhabitants, ...

The Lookout, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

The Lookout

A travel blog entry by dane

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I made a couple of trips up to the lookout.  It's a bit of a hike, but I wanted to catch a sunrise and a sunset from up there.  I didn't make sunrise, but I did get some nice early morning shots with the tide in.  There's not much to tell, ...

Day 105, Phi Phi Island, Thailand travel blog

Day 105

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... beach. We did some reading and swimming and at 2.30pm headed to the pier to get a boat over to Phi Phi Lei. Ko Phi Phi is actually two islands Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Lei - the former is the larger where you can stay and the latter is the island at which ...

Day 83: Monkey Beach & Kayak Clumsiness, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Day 83: Monkey Beach & Kayak Clumsiness

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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What wound up being our only full day on Ko Phi Phi started with a pleasant kayaking voyage around one of the cliffs to a "monkey beach," a tiny secluded sandbar accessible only by water where monkeys from the adjacent jungle liked to hangout. When a ...

Day 104, Phi Phi Island, Thailand travel blog

Day 104

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... we got there too late in the end. The island was a hive of building activity as the Thais reconstruct this top tourist site. Ko Phi Phi is lucky in that its beauty will serve to speed up the rebuild job other places like Sumatra will have to wait. Later ...

Island hoppers, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Island hoppers

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... like wee, sheets of dubious cleanliness, infact just not clean not even dubious, just dirty. All ours for 7pounds/room/each/night. Ko Phi Phi is definatley a good place to party. We partied somewhat a lot, the thing to do is to drink out of sandcastle ...

beautiful party island of destruction and sadness, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

beautiful party island of destruction and sadness

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... has now kind of grown on me. The first day here with the girls we hired a longboat and went around Phi Phi Ley (or is it Don? I always get confused...) and saw Monkey Island, Maya Beach, and just took in the scenery of gorgeous limestone walls topped ...

"Swedes" and Yorkshire Pudding

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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... out of Yorkshire............. We have also made the hard decision that our time on Koh Lanta is up, however much we dont want to leave, so we'll be doing a tour of Phi-Phi island before we head off to Phuket to catch our flights onto Kuala ...

Barefoot Paradise, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Barefoot Paradise

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... we had to be up at 6AM to pack and meet our driver who was going to take us to the pier to board the ferry to Ko Phi Phi. I had to take in the view from our balcony one more time and I must say I'm reluctant to leave.  It’s just so ...

Still Pee Peeing - Beachside again, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Still Pee Peeing - Beachside again

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... We booked a trip to sail round the three islands that make up Kho Phi Phi. The island that we are stopping on is Kho Phi Phi Don, then there are two uninhabited islands called Kho Phi Phi Leh and Bamboo Island. I am informed that Maya Bay on Kho Phi Phi ...

Travelling round the islands of Phi Phi, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Travelling round the islands of Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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After brekky today we were off on our trip. We boarded our Longtail Boat at 11am and set off. We were due to make 7 stops before our return after sunset at about 6.30pm. Our first stop was at Monkey Beach. This was a nice secluded beach where we ...

Post-tsunami reconstruction, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Post-tsunami reconstruction

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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Coming soon (yeah, yeah, I know I'm wayyyy behihnd!!)-- a semi-somber but also re-energizing week on beautiful Phi Phi, which is struggling to get back on its feet after the tsunami. **If you're considering going, PLEASE GO!!!! The island is ...

Marooned, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Marooned

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... of it's mates it seemed as well as everyone else. From here we scooted over to Phi Phi Lei the smaller sister island to Phi Phi Don where all the accommodation is due to Phi Phi Lei being part of a marine national park. It is also home to Maya bay ...

Day on the Long Boat, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Day on the Long Boat

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... visited 'The Beach'.  The beach where the film (with Leo DiCaprio) was filmed.  Koh Phi Phi is actually two islands, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Lei.  Don is where the village is at, Lei is a nature reserve so only day trips are allowed.  ...

Temptation Island, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Temptation Island

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... 're both spectacular places and with the aftermath of the tsunami, almost like new destinations too. Unlike Railay, parts of Koh Phi Phi were absolutely obliterated by the waves, and hundreds of people died here. There is reconstruction going on all ...

Phuket, Koh Phi Phi & Krabi, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Phuket, Koh Phi Phi & Krabi

A travel blog entry by alexosler

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... there legs and chests and the clinic and pharmacy was always (ALWAYS) packed with people and that night we realised why! We left Koh Phi Phi (cat island) after 4 nights and headed to Krabi. The hotel that we booked was a cheap £10 a night place and ...

Walking the Island, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Walking the Island

A travel blog entry by dane

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... back than the main part of town.  More photos. Also, check out Lindsey's handmade Thai jewelry.  She uses Thai Buddha pendants and other Asian items to make really cool stuff.  Buy a necklace from Thailand! www.loveliesbylindsey.etsy.com ...

Night Dive, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Night Dive

A travel blog entry by dane

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... everyone was already in the boat and threatened to leave me behind. Here's a portion of a piece I'm working on for Koh Phi Phi: I floated in the inky blackness, swimming in an abyss seemingly infinite in depth and possibilities.  I rolled onto my ...

...a three hour tour, a three hour tour., Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

...a three hour tour, a three hour tour.

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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So Dew was given a flier about helping to keep Phi Phi clean.  There is an environmental group that organizes beach clean-up efforts for different parts of the islands.  On the 22nd there was a group heading out to Monkey Beach to help clean up ...

Snorkeling Trip, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Snorkeling Trip

A travel blog entry by dane

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... The reef off of Caulker and the marine park near there have to be some of the best snorkeling sites in the world.  But Phi Phi Leh was pretty cool too.  The clouds cleared and we had sunshine all afternoon.  Our wet suits kept us from ...

Camping on Deserted Islands and being a Hippie, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Camping on Deserted Islands and being a Hippie

A travel blog entry by catters

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... the ice in the bucket had melted when I was woken by a police officer and told to go to bed. The third night on Phi Phi was truely one of the best travelling nights I have ever had. Randomly we thought Hippies Bar had arranged a camping adventure ...

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