Travel Blogs from Ko Lanta, Thailand

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Lazing on Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Lazing on Lanta

A travel blog entry by paulandlin

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Couple of boat trips later and we arrive on Ko Lanta. We met Mr T on the boat who convinced us to stay at his beachside resort (Lanta Family Resort) for $7 a night which seems to have been a good deal considering what other people were ...

Kayaking and Exploring  West and East Ralei Beach, Tonsai, Thailand travel blog

Kayaking and Exploring West and East Ralei Beach

A travel blog entry by alohatravels

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This place just gets better and better! We decide to rent a kayak and do some exploring: To get a "visual" of the place, I will try to describe the geography of this area. We are on the West coast: the north beach with the road is Au Nong, the beach ...

...Bye - Ko Lanta..., Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

...Bye - Ko Lanta...

A travel blog entry by hopper

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..Today is our last day in Ko Lanta. We've got tickets and accomodation sorted for Ao Nang and we're gettin on the boat in 30 mins... ...Yest we hired a jeep out, not quite sure if that was a good idea since i was obviously designated driver. It felt ...

Phi Phi, Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by keirle7

5

... and in the pool. I really like Phi Phi it is such a laid back place. I'm going to come back here when I return to Thailand after Vietnam & Laos. We saw a fire juggling show at Hippies Bar, which is a great lively bar right on the beach. I think ...

Arriving in Thailand, Koh Phi Phi & Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Arriving in Thailand, Koh Phi Phi & Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by ruairioc

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... hard. All of the resorts have been rebuilt and tourism is well and truly back on track here. Caught the ferry to Koh Lanta and got our first motorcycle taxi to the Langhams Place Eco Resort. After all the travelling we adored this heavenly ...

Roasting in Scorchio Koh Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Roasting in Scorchio Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by littlelow

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The sun is out and its scorchio!!!! So not much to report other than waking up late, lazing on the beach, swimming in the sea, eating in our room to save money and then out drinking with the locals and other tourists, so thats why we wake up late, then ...

Roasting in Scorchio Koh Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Roasting in Scorchio Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by littlelow

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The sun is out and its scorchio!!!! So not much to report other than waking up late, lazing on the beach, swimming in the sea, eating in our room to save money and then out drinking with the locals and other tourists, so thats why we wake up late, then ...

Ko Lanta R&R, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Ko Lanta R&R

A travel blog entry by afrikanskies

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... real estate agents, joker banks etc... it was all behind us at last, we were on the road! Our 3 day's activities on Koh Lanta consisted of nothing in the morning, followed by very little in the afternoon, topped off with bugger all in the evenings. The ...

Lanta living pt 2, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Lanta living pt 2

A travel blog entry by nickyandmike

5

... eat any more as it was so spicy so we swapped. I admit it was very hot but enjoyed both meals. Next we headed to Lanta Animal Welfare which is a little orgranisation ran solely by donations and funds from their restaurant Time for Lime. They aim to reduce ...

Chilling on Ko Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Chilling on Ko Lanta

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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... ’t mope too much.  Already a little sick of lounging on the beach we decided to rent a motorbike, the thing to do in Thailand, and go exploring the island.  There was no request for a license, or mention of a helmet just the deposit of a ...

Relax, relax, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Relax, relax

A travel blog entry by sumnerp

... of the seasickness tablets offered by the crew. On the Friday, we decided to hire a moped and head around the island to Lanta Old Town, to see the Laanta Laanta festival which was starting on Friday for three days. We hired a moped from the guesthouse ...

Railay and Ko Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Railay and Ko Lanta

A travel blog entry by katandhel

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... took about 2hours for even the drinks to arrive! LIVID!! Left Railay had mid sea change of boat which was quite funny and arrived in Ko Lanta about lunch time! In a quiet spot on the beach so relaxing for a few days and met a girl from Finland who we are ...

Phi Phi Lazy Days, Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Phi Phi Lazy Days

A travel blog entry by kahootzjohn

... to some and it may be profound to others, I do not know, but it is profound in me personally.  From the poverty in cambodia as an extreme to the growth and couragious outlook of the people in Vietnam, to the people here in Thailand, what an ...

Playstation Bliss, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Playstation Bliss

A travel blog entry by matt_roberts

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Rob, Ash and Kat had all spent nearly a week on the beaches of Koh Lanta whilst Dave, Mel and myself were north in Kanchanaburi. It wasn't like I'd expected it and having just come from Koh Phi Phi, it was nowhere near being in the same league. The ...

Island Beaches and Caves, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Island Beaches and Caves

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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... afternoon which was fun. we met a French guy, an English guy with his Thai girlfriend and a few other travellers. Once on Koh Lanta we met a tout taking people to the Sayana bungalows - they turned out to be nice, but a bit rustic. Maybe a bit too ...

Phi Phi to KoLanta- an eventful few days..., Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Phi Phi to KoLanta- an eventful few days...

A travel blog entry by samantha.miller

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We left Bangkok and got the bus to Phi Phi which is a small island off the coast of Thailand known for its beaches and bars. The Island itself was completely wiped out by the Tsunami and everything there has been rebuilt to suit backpackers ...

Kho Phi Phi islands, Kho Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Kho Phi Phi islands

A travel blog entry by blentz37

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We decided to get out of Phuket and check out the Kho Phi Phi islands, where The Beach movie was filmed, which is about a 2-hour boat ride from Phuket Town. Allen immediately set out to obtain his advanced scuba certification with a night dive. It ...

A Break from Krabi... Hello Ko Lanta!, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

A Break from Krabi... Hello Ko Lanta!

A travel blog entry by superjaws

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... circumstances it seemed to have taken place in. In preparation for the week away teaching, followed by a weekend away on the island of Ko Lanta, I'd taken out the remainder of my cash from my small but secret stash and put 3000 baht (60) in my wallet. ...

Finding Thailand Fantastic!, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Finding Thailand Fantastic!

A travel blog entry by mollyconor

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... trek to the waterfalls inland. I have just found out that after the ban on harvesting hardwood forests went into action in Thailand, the majority of working elephants were out of work and were faced with little options in Thailand. They were looking at ...

Ba doomp, Ba doomp....Elephant adventure, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Ba doomp, Ba doomp....Elephant adventure

A travel blog entry by caralyn

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... to pick us up, it was with a converted pick-up truck with benches in the back (this seemed to be the regular transportation in Ko Lanta!)  We made it to the elephants and met ours; he was a HUGE bull elephant with attitude.  Our mahout even had ...

Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by qiandjes

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We spent 4 days on the island of Koh Lanta where we met again with a Swiss couple we had first met in Japan. The island was beautiful and more quiet (meaning fewer tourists) than Phuket and Krabi. The scooter was once again the best and cheapest way to ...

Project 330, Week 9, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Project 330, Week 9

A travel blog entry by operationwalrus

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... ;   11/1/12 – Another day, another beach. Finally we had moved on from Koh Tao, and were now on the West coast of Thailand. This is Railey beach, by far one of the most stunning beaches I've ever seen.     12/1/12 – Still on ...

Moving to Koh Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Moving to Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by littlelow

5

We got the ferry from Phi Phi to Lanta, arrived safely at our room and settled in. Ko Lanta has been unspoiled and it is our favourite island so far, well, on a parr with Ko Pangan, or however you spell it!!!! Since we arrived we have walked from Klong ...

Ko Phi Phi, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Ko Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by annejulien

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... , ici aussi, ils aiment bien Anne... Oh, Sun, Sand, Sunshine and Seafood delux style. We splashed out on a fancy hotel in Ko Phi Phi :o) We went snorkeling in the bay where the film The Beach was filmed - Fantastic (apart from a slight sunburn on ...

Christmas Eve!, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Christmas Eve!

A travel blog entry by laurastravel

... really excited about going to Chang Mai until some one told me it would be cold - it never crossed my mind that anywhere in Thailand would be cold!! Anyway I've got to dash....... Lots of love and big Christmas kisses to you all! xxx PS - I ...

Island times........., Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Island times.........

A travel blog entry by heatherlindsay

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... tail boats, kind of like stepping back in time. Tons of beach glass as well... which I love to collect! That was about it for Ko Lanta.... we were only there for three nights and then hopped back on a mini bus to Krabi.... and then onto an overnight bus ...

Ko Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Ko Lanta

A travel blog entry by canuck34

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3 nights on Ko Phi Phi was enough for me so I headed off to another island called Ko Lanta. Fisrt things first I couldn't leave without having some delicious pancakes....this time I decided to mix it up a bit....instead of banana and chocolate I went ...

Culture to sink your teeth into..., Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Culture to sink your teeth into...

A travel blog entry by vicky_jade

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... ; – either for flavour alone or for you to eat.  Very interesting!  We also made a little treat ‘Thailand in a bite’ (mieng kham in Thai, I think!) where you put chopped garlic, shallots, ginger, chilli, peanuts, dried ...

Finishing on the wrong foot, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Finishing on the wrong foot

A travel blog entry by jdcabanel

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So Ko lanta was a disaster.  I was expecting this really cool laid back place where backpackers hung out on the beach and listened to reggae all day.  I get there and the Reggae House, where I wanted to stay because they were hosting a big ...

Lazy Paradise, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Lazy Paradise

A travel blog entry by ericnanya

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... in different directions after Ko Lanta, so we knew we might not see her again after that, but it was great to be reunited with a traveling friend on the little island.  We wish we could have stayed in Ko Lanta a little longer, but onward we must ...

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