Rome Place Hotel
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... for another swim however most of the people on board wanted to spend more time snorkelling, so we opted to just have a quick look. The lagoon area was surrounded by very high limestone cliffs, with a little bit of foliage clinging to them.
Finally it was time to snorkel. We hoped in and saw not much. Unfortunately the area where the boat had anchored was a mix of coral debris and coral that was fighting to overcome a covering of sand and ...
... which we had a good laugh watching later on. We then did some snorkelling (saw lots of fishies - the whole cast of Finding Nemo were in attendance), followed by a visit to Maya Beach, the setting of The Beach, the film. Then the day ended with watching the sunset from the boat.
The next morning I felt satisfied I'd got a flavour of what Koh Phi Phi had to offer so I canceled my last night's stay at Blanco and moved onto Krabi, the mainland ...
It still wasn't easy at the police station, as we sensed that perhaps they didn't quite believe our version of the story, as they mentioned that they have CCTV cameras all over the city. It took quite some time, but we pulled out our map and showed them exactly where the attack happened, and we were brought upstairs to a control room, where they managed to pinpoint the street we walked on - but of course, no cameras covered exactly where ...
... that fraction of a second it took to realize that yes, this really was about to go down, and to yell out one word - "RUN!!!" But it was too late, as the shadowy figure was already only a few strides away and moving rapidly, while we were flat-footed. In another split second, another decision was made as I grabbed Benita and held her back - hand it over, and maybe this would all turn out OK ...
If there was any doubt before as to what he held in his hand, ...
... each fish differently: from curried shrimp, to a lemon and butter sauce, to the white fish broiled in a cilantro and fresh herb sauce. They also give you fried rice and mixed veggies in an oyster sauce. Now, I am not a huge fish eater, I like the mild kinds usually, but this had to have been one of the best meals I have ever had! A meal to remember!