Travel Blogs from Takua Pa, Thailand

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On the Water, Chow Lan Lake, Thailand travel blog

On the Water

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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After the taxi ride to the dam and getting rejected from buying some rum and not knowing why (found out they don't serve before 11am) we're finally on the 1 hour boat journey to our raft house. Seems like a good bunch of people with us, another English ...

Wish it was Krabi, Kaoh Lak, Thailand travel blog

Wish it was Krabi

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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... pretty boring as well so we played alot of pool! Pretty gutted that we couldn't get down to Krabi, but we had to be out of Thailand in 4 days so there was no point. We had a good bed, with our first proper quilt! Nice and comfy we decided to stay there ...

Hiking, Jungle, Blisters., Khao Sok National Park, Thailand travel blog

Hiking, Jungle, Blisters.

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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Well Island tour over now its time to head inland, to whats meant to be the oldest rainforest in the world. Khao Sok National Park, we got the ferry all ok then our connecting bus inland, we had to change over after about an hour.  We stopped at ...

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 ...

11 hrs + 5 punctures = 108 tough miles, Takua Pa, Thailand travel blog

11 hrs + 5 punctures = 108 tough miles

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... Phuket on Tuesday. Some very friendly kittens got involved with the bikes before we left and seemed quite keen to accompany us to Takua Pa. They were the first of several cute animals which made friends with us today. After a mile I started winging that ...

Jungle adventures, Khao Sok, Thailand travel blog

Jungle adventures

A travel blog entry by chris-zoe

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We stopped off for a few days in this jungle paradise and it turned out to be one of the trip highlights so far. This national park has it all - rainforest, azure blue lake waters, karst mountain background and wonderful wildlife.  We had two days ...

Day 11, Khao sok, Thailand travel blog

Day 11

A travel blog entry by richjlaw

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Day 11 --------- We were woken up at 6am by a loud and bizaare noise. I can't even really describe it (listen to the video!). Sort of a cross between an owl hooting and a person trying to do a bad ghost impression! We later found that ...

Finding Nemo, Khoa Lak, Thailand travel blog

Finding Nemo

A travel blog entry by whereskelly

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Made it to Khoa Lak its a very peaceful place but very devastated by the Tsunami. Most of the guesthouses have only been up and running for only 3 or 4 months now, very sad, and almost everyone there lost someone they loved. But on a happier note it ...

Khao Sok National Park, Khao Sok National Park, Thailand travel blog

Khao Sok National Park

A travel blog entry by duxi

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Khao Sok National Park was a holiday within a holiday. I'm staying in a simple dwelling. A bamboo shack alongside the Cheow Lan lake, with a backdrop of magnificent limestone karsts. The Baan Khao Sok Resort as it is called, (however, the word 'Resort' ...

Waterfalls, Monkeys, and Leeches in the Natl. Park, Khao Sok, Thailand travel blog

Waterfalls, Monkeys, and Leeches in the Natl. Park

A travel blog entry by kristint

The bus was rickety and Aaron sat in the back getting a lesson on Thai from a man with two thumbs on one hand. From the town, we sat in the taxi (the back of a pickup truck) breathing fumes until we reached Khao Sok National Park. Our treehouse ...

NOT A GOOD DAY, Takua Pa, Thailand travel blog

NOT A GOOD DAY

A travel blog entry by carolesea

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Got up, had breakfast and got a cab to the airport. Queued up at the desk to be told our flight was yesterday.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How did we managed to do that?!*!***! We had had enough of Hanoi and stayed an extra day by mistake! ...

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 Sok, Khao Sok, Thailand travel blog

Khao Sok

A travel blog entry by julia2222

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... Our server for the evening was a very colorful ladyboy with a flare for entertaining.  There are a suprising amount of ladyboys in Thailand, people are obviously very gay friendly here.  In fact, you'd find it difficult to find a waiter who ...

Sawadee, khao Sok National , Thailand travel blog

Sawadee

A travel blog entry by thessa_fred

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... guy, an incredible young mother travelling with her 18th son and her 3 little girls (from 3 to 8 years old) for 6months in Thailand, and 2 friends of hers (mother and daughter) visiting her for Christmas. On our way, we stopped in a local market to buy ...

Legehuse på 80 meter dyb sø midt i junglen, khao sok national park, Thailand travel blog

Legehuse på 80 meter dyb sø midt i junglen

A travel blog entry by chil24

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... i regntiden.. Man skal selv tage ansvar for sin sikkerhed og vurdere, hvad man vil gå med til, når man er p'' oplevelsestur i Thailand - det kan vi godt konkludere efterhånden. Anyway, vi hyggede os rigtig meget om aftenen, og vi fik supergod ...

Khao Sak Nation Park, Raft Houses and Tree Houses, Khao Sok, Thailand travel blog

Khao Sak Nation Park, Raft Houses and Tree Houses

A travel blog entry by sheridan

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... the area flooded. The raft houses were built next to what was the mountain tops but were now islands. As with most things in Thailand these huts were made of bamboo and plastic drums were used to keep them afloat. We couldn't bring our main backpacks ...

Deep in the jungle, Khao sok, Thailand travel blog

Deep in the jungle

A travel blog entry by liam8

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... we spent a day travelling on quite a few random methods of transport. We took the express boat to Surat Thani. Though apparently in thailand Express means they take you halfway and then you have to jump on another boat the rest of the way. Stupidly we ...

......we all have our limits......, Koh Phra Thong, Thailand travel blog

......we all have our limits......

A travel blog entry by joanknab

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... could get in so I wasn’t too worried about it, and because we hadn’t seen any scary things anywhere in Thailand, I wasn’t worried about that either.  Until…4:45 a.m., I woke up out of a fairly sound sleep in excruciating pain ...

Merry Christmas to U all!!!, khao Sok National , Thailand travel blog

Merry Christmas to U all!!!

A travel blog entry by thessa_fred

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Everyone came back to the village and stayed in the same place. It was Christmas eve and we had our Christmas dinner with the Dutch guy. That night we missed a lot our family and we wished we could join them on the dinner table. We dreamed about codfish ...

The beach, Takua Pa, Thailand travel blog

The beach

A travel blog entry by carolesea

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We were sitting under the bamboo structure having breakfast listening to soothing music in the warm morning air and Chrissie was beginning to raise her voice to put her case across .  I said "you're  raising your voice and this is a stress free ...

The beach, Takua Pa, Thailand travel blog

The beach

A travel blog entry by carolesea

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Because we have booked an extra day here we had to change rooms and we are now in the spa. We have a wooden bath tub in the enormous bathroom, it looks most uncomfortable. Think we might both have had too much sun today though we have been in the shade ...

Nightmare in Khao Sok, Khao Sok, Thailand travel blog

Nightmare in Khao Sok

A travel blog entry by jasandjes

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Khao Sok..     I woke up bright and early at 5:45am to grab a couple grilled ham and cheese sandwiches, coffees, juice and water from 7-11 so that we would be all prepared for our bus to pick us up from the hotel in Koh Samui between ...

How 2 nights became 2 weeks..., Koh Pha-Ngan, Thailand travel blog

How 2 nights became 2 weeks...

A travel blog entry by razzthekid

... many others and decided once again that I had been given good advice.  The room was palacial as far as Thailand goes, and after a wander through the hostel I found crazy life - of the good variety! The mechanics of arrivals and meetings ...

Day 9, Khao sok, Thailand travel blog

Day 9

A travel blog entry by richjlaw

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... Khao Sok. What an amazing place Khao Sok national park is! We could have spent all our time here I think. It's Thailand's Yosemite. Via thousands of years, the pointy mountains formed from limestone deposit were then washed away by rain and ...

Day Hike...more leeches!, Khao Sok, Thailand travel blog

Day Hike...more leeches!

A travel blog entry by steve_julie

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... since the poop incident.) We did have confirmed for us a theory we had been brewing that compared Khao Sok to Hawaii.  Thailand is, so far, the most "western" of the countries we've seen.  This means we have observed less pleasantry and ...

...and I am whole again!!, Takua Pa, Thailand travel blog

...and I am whole again!!

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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My mom used to tell me that the 20-hours of pain she endured while giving natural birth to me all but disappeared the moment she laid her eyes on me. That was pretty much what I experienced today, when I arrived at the beach of Khao Lak after a ...

Koh Tao...DIVE TIME!, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Koh Tao...DIVE TIME!

A travel blog entry by razzthekid

... excited about a week of water activity, AND being advanced by the time i leave....hopefully!  The place is gorgeous and i think Thailand is one of the cheapest places to learn to dive, so although it is not cheap, it is "cheap" in comparison to ...

...Calm before the storm...., Kuraburi , Thailand travel blog

...Calm before the storm....

A travel blog entry by joanknab

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... - even more so than our inherited black Cadillac! BUT...it was very comfortable, air-conditioned...and most importantly...traveling through Thailand...so all was well! We headed south from the border town of Ranong down to the town of Kuraburi where we ...

Puketh - On On Hotel, Puketh, Thailand travel blog

Puketh - On On Hotel

A travel blog entry by gerhard

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still to ...

On my way back in the ocean :-D, Takua Pa, Thailand travel blog

On my way back in the ocean :-D

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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... room in Indonesia when I hit the islands to go diving will cost me $30/night on average. That's almost 4x what I've spent in Thailand and Laos, where I spent $7-8/night for a dorm! Even as I spent just 3 days in Khao Lak, which is a beach town, I ...

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