Lanta Island Resort
Travel Blogs from Ko Lanta
It's just four days until my departure
and I haven't written a single blog entry- shame on me! But I was
just too busy doing nothing, relaxing or simply not in the right mood
So it's time for a summary
everything that I have planned ahead didn't work out.:
meet a …
A short ferry crossing from PP and we arrived in Koh Lanta. We didn't have any accomodation booked but on the boat across we met a guy selling taxi transfer who had a resort. Or so he claimed. He offered to take us free of charge and show us.
So we took the free taxi to the resort and the pictures were correct. It was a pleasant resort with a swimming pool and beach. He gave us the room for 550 Baht, £10 for ...
... the National Park. At a view point we fell into conversation with Mike and Eileen from Byron Bay in Oz. They were taking a year out to travel south east Asia on a budget. Mike was more or less my vintage but hadn't yet propelled himself into the cyber age, " I write diaries by hand". I found myself thinking "How quaint" It was a kind of superiority mixed with envy ...
... younger readers Karma Chameleon was a big hit in the 80s for a band called Culture Club and the lead singer was Boy George. Ask your parents or go on YouTube.
The day passes in shaded luxury drinking coconut milk, mixed with milk straight from the nut a delicious and refreshing way to cool down. We sit and watch the sun set before leaving only for as long as it takes to shower, change and get out the deet. Those mozzies are not going to have a second chance! ...
Krabi - Saladan Pier, Ko Lanta - two hour ferry ride.
Transfer to our resort - 20 minutes on the back of a truck!
We finally arrived at Ko Lanta's Saladan Pier after the peace of the ferry ride and it was madness! Tons of taxi's all vying for your business line the route and when I say taxi's, they are basically pick-up trucks where you perch in the back with your bags thrown on top! There is only one ferry a day each way ...