Travel Blogs from Koh Phi Phi Don, Thailand

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Discovering life on a tropical island, Koh phi phi, Thailand travel blog

Discovering life on a tropical island

A travel blog entry by hayleybay

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... , no cars, no rush..spending the day drinking fruit shakes and lying on the sand or floating on your back in the calm sea.. Koh Phi Phi is exactly what my mind conjures up if i try to imagine a tropical island paradise.. I didnt think that anything so ...

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 ...

here for the Tsunami anniversary, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

here for the Tsunami anniversary

A travel blog entry by kytravels

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... goodness they had it.  Although we did have to pry the LP our of a tourists hands and convince them it was ours!Phi Phi has these great water bottle refill stations in town.  They really cut down on the plastic bottle waste.  They should ...

Tsunami, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Tsunami

A travel blog entry by biruvia

... to check it out. It was only then that we actually realized the complete devastation that the tsunami had caused. A volunteer organization, Hi Phi Phi, ran the tour, and they took us through a grassland on the most narrow stretch of the island which I ...

Tsanami Island, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Tsanami Island

A travel blog entry by gazwilliams

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I had decided to go to Koh Phi Phi out of interest and because I had been recommended it by a girl in Fiji. I was kind of interested to see what the island was like and of course do some diving. I left Trang early in the morning to get a bus to Krabi ...

Another Beautiful Island in Thailand, Koh Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Another Beautiful Island in Thailand

A travel blog entry by kateandlindsay

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... ;s main beach; Maya Bay (the one from the film ‘The Beach‘).  Needless to say we were staying on Phi Phi Don. This island is shaped like an H with the parallel limestone rock formations jutting high out of the ocean either side.  ...

Monkey beach on Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Monkey beach on Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by lou-and-seabs

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... but not so much by the monkey part as there wasn't any! Just a sign saying 'do not feed monkey'. Luckily, in true Thailand tourist style, a boat of party goers rocked up to the island armed with a bag of watermelon pieces. Monkeys appeared from nowhere ...

Going to 'The Beach!

Going to 'The Beach!"

A travel blog entry by rabbit69

Boat trip the the actual beach where the movie the beach was filmed ...

Beaches and bottles, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Beaches and bottles

A travel blog entry by millarmotortour

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... shore levels became lower the waves rose and slowed to 45 km/hr causing massive devastation to the shoreline and lowlands. Phi Phi islands have recovered but still lack funding for locals and volunteers struggle to develope work projects. Longbeach is ...

Phi phi, Koh Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Phi phi

A travel blog entry by lou-and-seabs

... in the scenery up on deck. Didn't last long as I spied him dashing past me on route to use the facilities! Arrived at Phi Phi expecting some kind of paradise...underwhelmed! Why does everyone love Thailand so much?! What are we missing?! Take us back to ...

Return to Paradise, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Return to Paradise

A travel blog entry by biruvia

... my ferry for the next morning. That night, as a group of us talked about the full moon party and more about how amazing Phi Phi is, I decided I wasn't ready to leave. I went back and changed my ticket to an "open" ticket, decided to bypass that rave ...

Chilling in Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi Island, Thailand travel blog

Chilling in Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by mattoliver

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... Anyway, we got off the ferry and left Chris in a cafe with our packs, whilst Liz and I searched for a room. The island of Phi Phi Don is basically a strip of land in between two large-ish ranges of hills. The land from one bay to the next is no wider ...

Kayaking and meeting Clara!, Koh Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Kayaking and meeting Clara!

A travel blog entry by lou-and-seabs

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Today we thought it was a good idea in our recovery period to climb the million and one stairs to Phi Phi island view point. This would have been hard enough if these were English steps, but it was harder still as these were Thai no regard to health and ...

Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Koh Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by henribastien

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Après notre passage à Koh Lanta notre destination était Koh Phi Phi. C'est une ile franchement touristique qui a été pratiquement rasée au au complet durant le Tsunami. "Heureusement" en deux ans la majorité des habitations ont été reconstruites. ...

Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Koh Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by annek

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... cleared up after the second day and we had some really nice weather in which to enjoy the island's beaches and scenery.  Koh Phi Phi Don, the main island on which all the resorts are, is still beautiful despite how overdeveloped it is.  The ...

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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... course through the water and then dart to one side in order to snatch a fish for a meal. Amazingly stealthy. Back on Koh Phi Phi Don, we had some lunch and then lounged on the beach for another few hours. Dinner was at a decent restaurant that was ...

xmas in phi phi, Koh phi phi, Thailand travel blog

xmas in phi phi

A travel blog entry by thekatemate

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... and that did make us feel festive - will have to see if i can get some in ikea! * forgot to mention the tsunami anniversary. phi phi was hit quite badly but there wasn't much different going on today. before going out we headed to the beach to see lots ...

peeeeeeeeeeeeeeee peeeeeeeeeeeeeeee, Koh phi phi, Thailand travel blog

peeeeeeeeeeeeeeee peeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

A travel blog entry by thekatemate

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gaaaa! just wrote a whole load on my transfer to koh phi phi and the pc logged off and lost it all... could be worse. claudia iis having a crisis trying to find some pictures that have disappeared from her camera but haven't been saved on the pc. might ...

The Beach, Koh PhiPhi, Thailand travel blog

The Beach

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... pronto agora está por todo o lado! Tinham de estragar tudo! Esta ilha, “mágica e perfeita” é a ilha sul das Koh PhiPhi e, meus amigos, não vai dar para ter uma comunidade de naturalistas e idealistas que fuma ganzas durante o dia e conta ...

End of the affair, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

End of the affair

A travel blog entry by timreis

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... (where the Pimalai is located).  So a couple of days ago Mum booked us on a snorkel day-trip to the Koh Rok archipelago.  We set off from the resort after another sumptuous breakfast of mini pastries, fresh mango and filter coffee ...

new year in phi phi, Koh phi phi, Thailand travel blog

new year in phi phi

A travel blog entry by thekatemate

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... it looked as though we'd have to leave them behind. another 15 mins later and we'd found them. off round the other side of phi phi don. more stops for snorkelling. no monkeys on monkey beach but we'd both had enough of monkeys in china. back in time for a ...

So much more than just

So much more than just "The Beach"

A travel blog entry by kellyg11

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... because Phi-Phi has become such a hot spot to visit on the Adaman coast prices for accomodations are ridiculously over-priced all over Phi-Phi Don.  Our first night here we had no choice but to stay in a crap bungalow for 700 baht (about $18), which ...

Planet Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Planet Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by splursty

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Day 48 - Arriving The journey to Koh Phi Phi was ok considering it included a lot of changes; a 2 hour ferry, then 4 hour mini-van before another 2 hour ferry. We landed and found a bar to have a drink in and drop our bags off before searching the town ...

Not quite right, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Not quite right

A travel blog entry by fin5prtw

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So after partying hard in Koh Phan Gan, we wanted a little time to relax before continuing our journey. As Gemma had visited Koh Phi Phi before, and had said it was the most relaxing beautiful place, we thought we would go back and see if this was still ...

Day 143-

Day 143- "The Beach"

A travel blog entry by cwienke

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... for my accommodation and prices for everything from an ice tea to using the internet was about double the standard price.  I guess Phi Phi can charge that much since the movie “The Beach” with Leonardo Dicaprio was filmed here.  I ...

Hey guys met a hottie and a bit distracted!, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Hey guys met a hottie and a bit distracted!

A travel blog entry by shanebourdage

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... an extra 5 nights as a result. Other than that I'm heading to Koh Lanta tomorrow finally after 2 solid weeks of bliss on Koh Phi Phi Don. We stayed 3 nights on Long Beach and it was fantastic. The beach is perfect, there is a restaurant there that is my ...

Made it and battling the jet lag!, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Made it and battling the jet lag!

A travel blog entry by shanebourdage

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... two days ago, man it was a long haul.  I think the total travel time from Vancouver to where i'm staying on Koh Phi Phi including ferry and waiting for connections etc was right around 30 hours. Anyway arrived here around 3pm in the afternoon. My ...

Heaven or Hell, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Heaven or Hell

A travel blog entry by reubenbecks2012

... . Probably for the best. For our last morning, we decided to take a boat to Phi Phi Ley, a smaller island to the south of Phi Phi Don. The water was pretty rough so we were taken to a calm area where we snorkelled for an hour or so. We also took a short ...

Life's a beach, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Life's a beach

A travel blog entry by jandl2010

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Reading in the guide book on the way to Koh Phi Phi it sounded like our £30 budget just wasn't going to cut it. Room prices seemed to be around the £10-£15 per night region as the place's popularity went from just being backpackers to 2 week family ...

Beautiful Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Beautiful Koh Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by schellenberg

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After one night in Phuket, we catch the morning ferry to Koh Phi Phi where we will stay for 8 nights....we are all excited to get to the beach and are curious to see if the island is as beatiful as everybody says....we hesitated going there because of the ...

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