Ocean View Resort
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Thankfully the boat for Koh Lanta (the next stop) departs from Koh Phi Phi at the civilized time of 10am and is only an hours' boat ride across the Andaman Sea. The weather in the morning is clear and the sea is calm. We sit in the morning sun on the top deck of the boat so we can admire the incredible surroundings.
Koh Lanta is the biggest island on ...
... says a jumble of phrases, which I repeat in a dimly smiling way. Eventually, I get into town at 11:30am- not bad. Even after a week, it's almost visually jarring to see other white people and, as sad as it is, I'm thrilled to see signs and menus in English. While I've always been a bleeding heart leftie, being here has made me appreciate so much more what it's like to be a migrant. Let me tell you- all of that "they stick to their own community" and "they don't speak the ...
... have opportunities for you to enjoy island seclusion with some of the best scenery you are likely to encounter. Every single island looks stunning. You pass many while sailing from one to the next that you know would be great to visit but also realise that you could quite easily spend a full year on the islands alone without even noticing the time go by. As in Koh Lipe, a few days on Lanta turned into almost a week. Boat booked for Phi Phi and time for a different islands culture now.
... a 6 course tasting menu for less than 20$ that changes daily. The menu for the night was:
Course 1 – Marinated shrimp wrapped in wild pepper leaves with sweet chili sauce & ginger
Course 2 – The famous 'time for lime’ soup with pumpkin, lemongrass, kaffir lime, onion, red curry aste and lime juice
Course 3 – Crispy deep fried papaya salad
Course 4 – Stir fried seafood in Roasted chili paste
Course 5 ...
... accommodation. Lovely view of the sea from Sunset bar/restaurant and I got to watch the sunset from there. My bungalow is basic but has a lovely view across the jungle down to the sea. Had a few guests, monkeys scared the bejaysus out of me and a frog in the bathroom, at one with nature here! Nice chilled out day on the Sunday, would like to have had more time to explore the island so I'll be ...