Travel Blogs from Ko Lanta, Thailand

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Swedish Island?, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Swedish Island?

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We jumped on a "fast ferry" for the 1 hour ride to our next and last stop in Thailand "Ko Lanta." Ko Lanta is popular with tourists seeking a holiday away from the parties. It's popular with a significantly older crowd (which we are in body, not ...

This must be underwater love..................., Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

This must be underwater love...................

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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... a hard life.... Before the diving though, me and Sarah made the decision to hire another form of death on wheels a.k.a. the Thailand Moped. It was risky, but with our trusty plastic helmet's (which didnt fit properly and wouldn't have protected a 6 ...

Night Rider, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Night Rider

A travel blog entry by smartandsassy

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... they are mafia run scams (which the tourist police had mentioned) and no one will stop them.  The reason no one outside Thailand talks about these aspects of Thai life is because the mafia makes it so that no one can prove anything so you end up ...

Two English Bangers Sizzling With Danish Rashers, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Two English Bangers Sizzling With Danish Rashers

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... of the truck as they struggled to stay upright and onboard while sitting on their rucsacs. We finally arrived at Bamboo Bay, Ko Lanta's last beach and third last resort. A nice restaurant area sat perched over a rocky beach with twenty or so bungalows ...

Water Babies, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Water Babies

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... and under the tree and you are getting ready for food, relaxation and the Queens speech! We are on the beautiful island of Koh Lanta on the west coast near Phuket and Krabi at the moment for Xmas and New Year where its torrential rain one day and hot ...

Give me hope Johanna....., Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Give me hope Johanna.....

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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Well thats it. Johanna has left Koh Lanta. To say we were coming to this place on her reccomendation, and only planning to stay 3 nights, we enjoyed her company so much she kept us here for 2 weeks. As a leaving dinner, we went to Red Snapper, owned by ...

Hello from heaven  er  i mean ko lanta  a ..., Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Hello from heaven er i mean ko lanta a ...

A travel blog entry by worldismycanvas

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Hello from Heaven ... er ... I mean Ko Lanta ... a beautiful little island in the south of Thailand. It's so nice here, we may never leave. Before I tell you about Ko Lanta ... we hope everyone had a nice Christmas surrounded by the love of friends and ...

Ko Se-Lanta: It's proper Ko I tell thee!, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Ko Se-Lanta: It's proper Ko I tell thee!

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... December 1st. [Apologies for the stupid title, but I know a few of you will understand.] Moby had heard that the island of Ko Lanta was good, so we decided to spend a few days there. On the 1.5 hour boat trip we passed several other islands, including ...

Island Hopping for the Holidays, Koh Phi Phi and Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Island Hopping for the Holidays

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... afternoon already so we didn't get to spend much time here.  Unfortunately, I found out the hard way there was a helmet law on Lanta that is not normally enforced.  But of course, on this day, the police realized that they were a bit short on ...

Moving right along... in search of...., Koh Lanta - Klong Nin, Thailand travel blog

Moving right along... in search of....

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... and Steve's last night.  I spent most of the day in and out of my hammock reading an old 1992 Lonely Planet - Thailand reminiscing about the good ol' days and rehydrating.  As our favorite time of day was approaching, we gathered on BnA's ...

They Call Me Goose, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

They Call Me Goose

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... Sangsom Bucket.  Go figure, we found a chilled out bar on the beach playing reggae music with pretty girls smoking peace pipes in Thailand?  Crazy!  It was like a flashback to Koh Phanghan (not really) on a micro scale.  I made a hard ...

Ko Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Ko Lanta

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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We arrived in Ko Lanta via a small ferry directly from Ko Phi Phi and got sold some accommodation along the way. A man showed us his leaflet with a lovely looking hotel and a nice pool for 500 baht (10) a night. We agreed to take a look which meant we ...

Ko Lanta, Thailand... a little piece of paradise, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Ko Lanta, Thailand... a little piece of paradise

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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Ko Lanta - our holiday in the sun I think we are in love with Thailand! Ko Lanta island has everything you could ask for on a holiday - great beach, fantastic food, friendly locals, colourful and easy diving, and all extremely cheap. We have ...

Parting ways, Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Parting ways

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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If you havent read Kristinas entry above, you'll have to read it becuase the two of us have parted ways for an unknown amount of time.  Exactly as reported, it is for the better of both of us as individuals.  Some of you may have initial ...

Reefs, Reefs and more reefs, Ko Rok, Thailand travel blog

Reefs, Reefs and more reefs

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Ko Rok is an amazing marine national park and its a must see!! It has a stunning crescent shaped bay and is surrounded by cliffs, white sand and coral reefs. Out boat captain stopped 100 m from shore and we jumped in. It was breathtaking, we saw ...

Ko Lanta - Last of the Thai Islands, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Ko Lanta - Last of the Thai Islands

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... a pool, this morning we were served a delicious big brekkie....all for less than 20quid a night, in the high season its double and more!! Ko Lanta is a big island compared to Ko PP, its green and mountainous, its a Muslim island as was Ko PP and it was ...

The Sun, The Moon and Sea, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

The Sun, The Moon and Sea

A travel blog entry by rebn

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... being the film location for the movie "The Beach". I was told that the Island was full of Israelis, but if Thailand is The Land of Smiles then Ko Phi Phi is The Land of Swedes. Actually, it seemed like the whole of Scandinavia had infiltrated this tiny ...

The Island by Scoter, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

The Island by Scoter

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... people are not unlike many northern Ontarians. I pictured Pete and I fishing for Walley at Lac De Milles suddenly became home sick. Lanta Old Town was deserted, I was the only tourist for miles and miles. Which was very nice, I was enjoying the solitude. ...

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 ...

Livin La Vida Lanta!, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Livin La Vida Lanta!

A travel blog entry by schipper

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... Sai, but this would have been the 3rd time for me. So at the last minute, I decided to check out a nearby island called Ko Lanta. I stayed Thursday night on the mainland of Ao Nang, Krabi. That place is pretty rockin' and I may even head back there ...

Beautiful beaches, secluded and fun!, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Beautiful beaches, secluded and fun!

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... the conditions tomorrow. 30/03 (Thursday) Have had another great day here. Now is 6PM and the sun is setting, the sunsets on Ko Lanta are always great and last a long time. Trudie has just been having a phone interview and I've been playing with the ...

5th Island, Kho Muk, Thailand travel blog

5th Island

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... us 50 mtrs from the shore near our resort so we could swim back and pack up our stuff to meet him an hour later over the other side of the Island. Our ride to Ko Lanta was really rough, but fun and we could see the storm clouds looming on the ...

Devastation..., Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Devastation...

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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So at the risk of being called 'disaster tourists', we headed to Ko Phi Phi! I guess we were in a way but were more than happy to help out by spending our cash with the locals whose lives had so obviously been blown apart! It's at times like this that you ...

What a day., Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

What a day.

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... or boat in Thailand ever again. Anyway, on the bus, a few hours later we were on the western side of southern Thailand, krabi from there was more frustrating transfers and waiting around until finally got crammed onto a boat, uncomfortable one a half ...

What a day, in a good way...., Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

What a day, in a good way....

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 193 ; I think we spent all day in the pool, no. We did spend all day in the pool, and hallie loved it, literally, allllll daaaayyy, good fun. Dinner came quickly, me n hallie did some searching for crabs whilst we waited, we found some pretty big ...

Ko Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Ko Lanta

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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To get back to the mainland and back on track for Malaysia, we decided to take the ferry to Ko Lanta after meeting a guy on Phi Phi who told us that his family would be re-opening their guesthouse for the first time since the Tsunami that day. Again we ...

Leaving our little paradise - for Koh Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Leaving our little paradise - for Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by lisa_nz

... would leave the next day and head over to the East Coast to start our time on the east coast islands. So.. Koh Lanta was a bit disappointing.  Perhaps in high season it might have been a bit more interesting, but the glass on the beach ...

Tropical Chrimbo, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Tropical Chrimbo

A travel blog entry by maxandclare

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It's Christmas Eve and there are monkeys on the roof. They woke me up because two of them were fighting. Families often fall out over Christmas so I suppose I ought not to be surprised. It doesn't feel like Christmas here. There's a small Christmas tree ...

How to be a Castaway, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

How to be a Castaway

A travel blog entry by travelchad

... -based, more spread out, and has more families, the water seems a bit cooler and the beach where I stayed went deep pretty quickly. Ko Lanta reminds me a bit of Kawaii, very green, hilly, and spread out. It's really beatiful here. At night, the sky is ...

Stuck in the Blue Andaman, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Stuck in the Blue Andaman

A travel blog entry by simonmain1

... sharks.  I even had to buy the lanta diving t shirt.  All of the dive instructors were english or swedish really (Ko Lanta is like a Swedish colony...it even has 3 Swedish schools!!), they can't get working visas so it was quite funny when the ...

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