Travel Blogs from Phi Phi, Thailand

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Maya Bay, Shark Hunting & Monkey Beach, Ko Phi Phi Le, Thailand travel blog

Maya Bay, Shark Hunting & Monkey Beach

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... to know where it was or even if it really existed.  Needless to say, the worldwide success of the movie made Ko Phi Phi a top tourist destination.  Specifically, in the movie, Maya Bay is prominently highlighted and that was to be one of our ...

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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... .7:00 - Shower 7:30 - $2 Green curry, mango shakes, and a banana crepe 8:00 - Beer! At around 11ish, our stumbling around Phi Phi Town lead us to a peculiar bar with a Muay Thai kickboxing ring as its center piece. Alongside this ring was a sign: ...

Bikini's, Beaches, Booze- I like B's, Ko Lanta, Ko Phi Phi, Railay, Thailand travel blog

Bikini's, Beaches, Booze- I like B's

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... clad girls from our island beach front resort in Ko Lanta to various lagoons and bays along the way, including Pilah and Ko Phi Phi Don where the aftermath of the 2005 Tsunami is very much still visible, with coconut trees missing their tops. We ended ...

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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... the Captain, Walter, his Thai girlfriend, and Henry the Dive school gopher, we cruise out into the sunshine in the direction of Phi Phi Le Island. We stop at craggy outcrop south of Ko Phi Phi Le where there are dozens of other sightseeing, snorkelling ...

Ko Phi Phi, Ko phi phi, Thailand travel blog

Ko Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... 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 the beach for the afternoon.  We venture down the beach and find a cute beach front restaurant, order ...

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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... criticism during filming of 'The Beach' that the permission granted to the film company to physically alter the environment inside Phi Phi Islands National Park was illegal. Following the release of The Beach, tourism on Phi Phi Don increased ...

Phi Phi Double Whammy, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Phi Phi Double Whammy

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... day too, but not until after he ventured out to gather a few items for Sylvia and take the short but steep hike up to Phi Phi Viewpoint, which provided panoramic views of both the Ton Sai and Loh Dalum sides of the island.  Perhaps midday was not ...

Land of Smiles, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Land of Smiles

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... ! So, Jillian dragged Andy into the massage parlour and we both got a lovely 1-hour oil Thai massage. Was a nice experience. Ko Phi Phi We'd heard a lot of things about Ko Phi Phi, some good and some bad, and when we arrived we were astounded at ...

The Man with the Golden Japanese Tourist...., Krabi and Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

The Man with the Golden Japanese Tourist....

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... plan I didn't have time to feel sick. Two hours later we arrived at Ko Phi Phi Don - Paradise! Phi Phi was instantly my favourite Island in Thailand, there are no cars or roads on the island just paved walkways through the narrow streets of the town. ...

Island Hopping, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... had access to a peaceful outdoor sitting area, wi-fi and a pool.  We stayed for 2 nights before taking a ferry to Koh Phi Phi, a tiny island halfway between Phuket and Krabi, in search of spectacular scenery and a more laid-back vibe. The town centre ...

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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... revised our "Most beautiful place in the world" lists. I couldn't fathom why I had not visited this spot on my previous visit to Ko Phi Phi. The guys in our little tour group had a game of beach football and as it began to get dark we got in kayaks and ...

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 ...

Oh Phuket. let's go to The Beach, Koh Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Oh Phuket. let's go to The Beach

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... ) and sleep. We did take a trip to an island nearby called Koh Phi Phi Ley which is an uninhabited national park just next to Phi Phi Don. We hired a little long boat to take us over to the island and it has got to be said that it looked the most ...

Day 104, Phi Phi Island, Thailand travel blog

Day 104

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... why he had just started fighting a woman on a bus! We boarded a boat once we arrived in Krabi and were on out way to Phi Phi island. I came here before in 2002 and marveled at the natural beauty on show. Since then it had been decimated by the tsunami ...

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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... to fight to regain what they once had...even if they can't bring back the loved ones who perished. I am sorry that I judged Phi Phi so quickly and negatively on my first overnight stay here. After what the people on this little island have been ...

Chaos - part 2, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Chaos - part 2

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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... the following day easier to handle. I can confirm that Gary i and sucessfully made our way out of Ko Phi Phi on the 4th July and infact out of Thailand to arrive in Malayisia by that evening.. another day wasted to travel for the duration! However, I do ...

"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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... 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 Leh is where the film "The Beach" was ...

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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... as many humans in the water as fish though we did see some pretty funky looking ones and more giant clams. Heading back past Phi Phi Don we made another stop for some more snorkeling at a quieter spot this time before arriving at Bamboo Island a little ...

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