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... we got sidetracked at an Indian restaurant and stopped in for a really scrumptious butter chicken and palak paneer meal! Phi phi island is known as the party island here in Thailand. You don't need more than a couple days here because it's all about the nightlife and getting absolutely drunk. Since it's not our scene to begin with and we weren't up for the rambunctiousness of drunk people tonight after hiking all day, we just walked along the beach and got a ...
... from 7-Eleven for $1. Clearing our beds of sand became a religious practice, as did walking around barefoot. The streets were clean enough and when you went down to the beach at night, your thongs would either get nicked or lost, so it was best to just leave them at the hostel. With plenty to lose, yet even more to gain, Phi Phi is an excellent island for every kind of adventurer; young and old, experienced or inexperienced.
... I sat gaping at the naturescape before me.
Once we got to the islands, it was paradise.
White sand. Real white sand.
Warm, turquoise water. Mountains, no hotels or restaurants. But mountains.
The funniest part was watching the wannabe swimsuit models asking their meathead boyfriends to take glamour shots of them. Don't worry, I had way to much fun being the photobomber.
... buy some nice pashmina scarfs before being taken to a second suit shop. This was a lot harder to worm out way out of than the first one with four different people convincing us we need suits, blouses and dresses. They even brought out fabric to show us how beautiful it was. Just as we think we are free we are shown into the gift shop were we give into temptation and buy kimonos (which turns out we could have gotten a lot cheaper on koh San ...
... and to little hidden lagoons which were just beautiful. Trying to get into the mood we bought a coconut to try before discovering that we both hate coconut water but it made for good pictures so that worked aha. The guy canoeing us around was kind of a Thai version of an Italian gondola man so he kept singing for us the entire time which was a lot of fun. He took us right up to the caves and to areas that no one was so it was a very relaxing and ...