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... To Circumnavigate navigate Koh Tao Island, Thailand
Date: 3rd June 2015
Start: 05:01 am
Finish: 12:57 pm
Elapsed: 7 hr 56 min 41 sec
The Route Details
Start: from shore (10° 6' 11.9988'' N, 99° 49' 36.6492'' E)
Finish: from shore (10° 6' 11.9988'' N, 99° 49' 36.6492'' E)
Pilot: Chitkoko ‘Smiley Sandy’ Oo
... great one! But it was a fast food Thai place so we weren't expecting it to be very nice anyway. We then went to look around the really posh shopping mall! Which had crazy expensive shops in! But at the top of it there was a massive cinema so we went to watch Unbroken. It was also cheap which was very good! We milled around there for a while until we needed to head back to the station to get out bus. We got a tuktuk to and from ...
... at the bottom of a pool while a class of 7 goes through the basics of scuba... While definitely useful and required, can you say popsicle? Despite the icicle status (in a wetsuit I might add), I practiced losing and finding my regulator (important as that's what you breath out of), filling and clearing my mask (important to be able to see), taking off and putting back on both the weight belt and SCUBA apparatus, and starting to practice underwater push-ups. Now this last one ...
... about things you'd probably get your breathing sorted relatively quickly, it took me about 5 minutes to get my breathing to an almost normal pattern because I kept over thinking it, sat under water thinking how am I breathing under water, I shouldn't be able to breathe this comfortably underwater. Thoughts such as that make your breathing change without you even realising so you literally have to be someone that doesn't think things through. I over analyse ...
... destroyed! So we weren’t too confident about the next island up in the chain as tourism often talks up places.
Fortunately our fears were unfounded. There’s supposedly 41 dive centres here on this tiny island and they have coral, fish and half decent visibility! Beaut! Perfect!
So while we did plan to dive, firstly we needed to do some snorkelling in the surrounding bays to verify coral and fish, or else diving would be a waste of time ...