Travel Blogs from Koh Lanta, Thailand

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All safe in Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

All safe in Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by richworld

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... We went up the west coast of the island and went for a snorkel towards the north tip of the island, near the town centre of Koh Lanta. This was at about 10.30. We thought about stopping here to have some drinks but decided we would keep going around the ...

The Price of a Smile, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

The Price of a Smile

A travel blog entry by cano-dorval

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We spent our final week of S.E. Asia on Koh Lanta - a beautiful little island in Thailand. It is fairly unspoiled by large scale touristica due to the fact that you need to take 2 ferries to get there and the tour buses cannot fit on the small ferries. We ...

Trip to Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Trip to Koh Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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Restaurant Service, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Restaurant Service

A travel blog entry by danno

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I realize that in trying to blog about what I am doing everyday (alright every 3 or 4 days) that I end up skipping over some of the 'big picture' differences. Things that are pretty darn different from the United States, such as what you can expect for ...

sand, sea and surf., Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

sand, sea and surf.

A travel blog entry by missruckus

... is the be-all and end-all of everything - it certainly does affect the communities it occurs in (for better or for worse). koh lanta is currently under a helluva lot of construction, paving the way for resorts, resorts and more resorts. the face of the ...

Part 2: The Ceremony, Koh Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Part 2: The Ceremony

A travel blog entry by wakingdream

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PART II Originally I had little idea what a Thai wedding ceremony involved. The specifics anyway. After talking with our monk (who's name I have no idea how to spell) we were schooled in the ways of Thai weddings. The ceremony at the Wat ...

X-mas eve on Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

X-mas eve on Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by kytravels

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... .  They are so cute (and affordable!)  Check out her stuff (before its gone!)  http://www.misoshop.etsy.com  Koh Lanta is huge!  We had a reservation at a Lanta River Sand so they picked us up from the pier. (We ...

Last night in Thailand, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Last night in Thailand

A travel blog entry by fiveaces

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Spent the last couple of days on Koh Lanta and can count on one hand the number of other people that is staying in this resort with us because its the beginning of rainy season which is why its been raining the last three days. Although have had some sun ...

Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by marzan

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We travelled to Koh Lanta, which is an island about 2hrs south of Krabi by ferry. Our accomodation was pretty modest but we had aircon and we were right on the beach, more specifically at klong dao bay. This bay was beautiful, very nice water and ...

Snorkel test, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Snorkel test

A travel blog entry by irini-octupus

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... Peter and Malin decided to go on further dives and live on a boat for a few days so on our last night together in Koh Lanta we had a great dinner followed by a game of competitive Jenga while smoking apple flavored sisha. I was thankfully spared ...

Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by benandcally

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Koh Lanta is less developed than most of Thailand's accessible islands for tourism. We have the dawn and dusk sounds of prayers from the mosques and the lapping of the waves but little else to break the silence. There is not so much to do here but kick ...

Going back to Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Going back to Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by richworld

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... flown by again as it did at Christmas. This quiet & peaceful Island is fantastic and I'm sure I shall be returning soon. Although Koh Lanta was not as badly hit by the tsunami as neighbouring resorts it has been affected by the lack of tourists. We ...

Escaping the Crowds, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Escaping the Crowds

A travel blog entry by kellyg11

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Koh Lanta was a nice change of pace after crowded Phi-Phi, and though the beach was a bit rocky for swimming, we found Lanta to be a relaxing place to spend a few days.  We didn't do much here other than lounge around and take the occassional walk ...

Finally left Phi Phi, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Finally left Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by fiveaces

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... . This morning me and Luke had to catch the ferry at 9am (Groan) so only had couple of hours sleep last night. Were now on Koh Lanta staying in a resort that reminds me of Milky Bay on Koh Phangan. Planning to stay a couple of days until we head South ...

The Kings birthday, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

The Kings birthday

A travel blog entry by irini-octupus

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My days continued to be relaxing in the lazy island of Koh Lanta.  I filled my days with reading by the pool , strolls around the shops and dinners by the sea. Now that I was alone I got to know a few people around the village. The girl that makes ...

Joh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Joh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by danno

... finally ask us in English what our names were (and they told us they were learning to speak it.) Actually another thing about Koh Lanta was that they have the fewest tourists of all the islands, but they speak English the best. Who knows. Anyway, ...

Get you Motor Runnin', koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Get you Motor Runnin'

A travel blog entry by donmiller

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... of the road.  And if a vehicle was coming at me, I was probably doing something wrong.    Koh Lanta was a good place to get my left side driving skills up to speed since it is pretty quiet traffic compared to the other ...

Pee-pee, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Pee-pee

A travel blog entry by mikeandgem

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Koh Lanta was reached via ferry. Once landed we were driven to our resort that was once again situated close to the waters edge. This time we all shared an air conditioned room with ensuite bathroom. It felt a lot less basic than our previous bungalow and ...

Another day in paradise!, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Another day in paradise!

A travel blog entry by lyse_e

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... where the biggest decisions of the day are what Cocktail to have or when to have your daily massage!  I arrived in Koh Lanta 3 days ago.  I got into a bit of an accommodation panic and made the fatal mistake of booking somewhere before ...

Same Same but NOT differnt, Koh lanta, Thailand travel blog

Same Same but NOT differnt

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... a whole shit load and this stupid ass friggin computer lost it all on me so im going to write it fast, Im on this island called Koh lanta everyone told me to come here because its not run over by tourism, They all lied, IT is its just not as developed so ...

Caves and motorcycles, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Caves and motorcycles

A travel blog entry by ryanmcalpin

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... , but was well worth it! Bit stressful at first as I have only driven this type of motorcycle a couple times while staying in NE Thailand in a tiny village. But, they are super easy to operate, and the man we rented it from gave me a quick tutorial before ...

Beaches and bottles, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Beaches and bottles

A travel blog entry by millarmotortour

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The beaches of Koh Lanta 2 hrs South of Krabi are quiet and a beachside private bungalow can be $4 - 50 US. The beach is beautiful and it is hard to imagine that the tsunami 2004 left thousands dead. The tsunami was a series of waves created by a 9.5 ...

Chilling in Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Chilling in Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by richworld

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... consist of pretty much all of the above! Have fun! I am. Update made on Wednesday 22 December 2004.... A phrase used in Koh Lanta is, "Same Same, but different". That's pretty much how the last few days have been. I have been spending the days ...

Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by davejin

... eastward, with various islands and the mainland visible in the distance.  At night, I went to the Reggae House, a venerable Koh Lanta institution.  I didn't expect to see several Thais with long dreads but they were here!    On the ...

back to lanta, Koh lanta, Thailand travel blog

back to lanta

A travel blog entry by thekatemate

grrr. so annoyed. just wrote loads for the last few days on lanta. pc throws a wobbly and now i can't be bothered to rewrite it again!!! argh! ah well. it's all been beach stuff i suppose. got the 11.30am ferry over from phi phi - bumping into the 3 ...

can't stay away from the place, Koh lanta, Thailand travel blog

can't stay away from the place

A travel blog entry by thekatemate

18 dec nuvver day on the beach i suppose. weds -  we are heading back to phi phi. fri - helen leaves to go to australia. still not feeling ...

Chiang Mai - Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai - Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by jb516088

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... later and we were seething! It took me over 21 hours to get down here from Bangkok, tired & smelly I was quite relieved. Koh Lanta I was never really absolutely sure where I'd be planning to be on my last week in Thailand, only choosing to come ...

New Year's on Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

New Year's on Koh Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by bandersnatch07

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... no burn to prove this, but they seriously appeared to be dangerously close. But don't worry, this is how fireworks operate in Thailand. After another hour or so of sitting on the beach and recovering from those damn buckets, we managed to get back to ...

Another island - Koh Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Another island - Koh Lanta

A travel blog entry by ryanmcalpin

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Ok, ended up pushing onward to another island today. Decided on Koh Lanta as I knew the least about it. It is not really mentioned in my Lonely Planet guidebook so thought it might be worth checking out. The weather still a bit dodgy but have decided that ...

Chillin in Lanta, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Chillin in Lanta

A travel blog entry by rabbit69

Rocking about on mopeds, diving in the top three dive sites in the ...

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