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... I got a massive fright! We the continued to paddle out to the right, passing plastic bottles, chip packets and other remnants of human rubbish. Plastic really is the root of all-evil.
We turned the corner and tied our kayak to the back of Cip’s – he was going to trail it behind his, while Edd and I snorkelled around the bay. We found 1 new species of fish, the same species as Dory in Finding Nemo and all the other fish we’d seen ...
... out a bit it would be clearer; the water was so murky you could barely see you hand in front of your face, which was an issue considering the sea urchins that lurked everywhere. I did not fancy unarmed combat with a sea urchin – I had a sneaking suspicion I would not win. After 10 minutes of basically swimming in the dark, we decided to go back; we could see nothing, do nothing and were afraid to put our feet down anywhere. The ...
I walked across the road and got an ice cream and water. It was stinking hot again and we needed something to cool off. We then started walking back to the tourist information office where we'd left our bags, grabbed them and then made our way to the pier.
Pier entrance lady: '20 Baht please'
Me & Edd: 'For what?'
Pier entrance lady: 'To get onto the pier'
Me & Edd: 'But we don't want to go on the pier, we want to go on the boat?'
... Since our room came equipped with a fridge but no microwave, I heated it up by boiling hot water in the tea kettle and then floating my Tupperware of pasta in the sink filled with hot water. Ingenious! Who needs a microwave? Good thing we had brought our own mini kitchen and all its accouterments!
The next day, Saturday the 28th of February, we all headed out on a diving trip as we seemingly just couldn’t get enough of the salt, sand, sun, seawater, ...
... never understated) that “everything” in Vietnam closed for five days around Tet. Five days, fine, reasonable. FOURTEEN DAYS??? The Lonely Planet Guidebook might have chosen to add the pertinent phrase “for those of you planning to apply for your visa within 10 days on either side of Tet, don’t bother.” But they also said the boat trip from Siem Reap to Battambang (Cambodia) was pleasant, beautiful, and took about 6 hours; there was no mention of ...