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... a bit further up the beach loads of people in life jackets snorkelling, assuming this must be the best place for snorkelling we left the quiet part we was on and walked along to see. It wasn't the case there was hardly any fish it was just hundreds of Chinese tourists fully clothed with life jackets over the top (they even wear life jackets when walking around the islands!).
After this it was back to Phi Phi to finish the day relaxing round the ...
... 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 ...
Woke up pretty late today, George had already gone to the beach with Pia, Vanessa and Coe. Vince and Owain were pretty dead still so I went and had food in the lobby, meeting another new girl checking in, an Australian baked Sarah who was Pia's friend from home. We both headed down to the beach and met up with the others, where we proceeded to do pretty much nothing for the majority of the day. Owain and Vince finally awoke around ...
... onto the cooking, there doesn't seem to be anything complicated, I think the key is in the fresh ingredients. We cook several dishes on many one ring gas burners. We use palm sugar, coconut milk, dark soy sauce, soy bean oil and tamarind liquid. Very little oil is used and no msg, thank goodness.
In the end we make;
- Red and green curry pastes
- Masaman curry
- Green chicken curry
- Stir fried ...
Today Marcus and I went to the Tiger Temple, alas no tigers left here now only the monkeys stay to steal what they can from tourists.... This is one of the most beautiful serene places I have been. It is of course a place of worship and the home of the monks that live their tranquil lives here. There is 2 trails to take the first is the 1250 steps to the top to see a view of the province which we opted not to do in the ...