Anda Lay Boutique Resort
Travel Blogs from Ko Lanta
... had their shutters up and were very much closed which was a shame as I imagine the town has a lovely atmosphere when everything is open and buzzing with locals and tourists.
After lunch at one of the restaurants overlooking the sea we drove to the very south of the island to Kantiang Bay for more beach time before heading to Noon bar for drinks whilst watching yet another gorgeous sunset.
Our final day on Koh Lanta was spent lazing on the beach, swimming in the ...
... the things that humans do and doing it all together though very much caught up in it.
I just watched this flow with amazement. But the point was that I was outside of it. Observing. Lonely for sure, I mean I was the only one outside of this... but I had no impetus to join back in. LOVING, despite the lonely feeling, being outside of it. Of being disentangled from it all.
That was a long time ago. And it wasn't until last year, travelling down a lonely stretch ...
... to put in a couple of quid and it overflowed and ran down the road)......a quick spray with the hose later, we were off in to the traffic!
We headed towards Lanta old town on the east side of the island and after the initial wobble setting off, we were soon weaving in and out of the traffic like old pro's! Basically there are no rules on the road so motorbikes, tuk-tuk's, taxi's and cars all overtake one another, ...
... especially like the beaches back in Patong. Also another thing that stood out to me being on the beach, that there was no annoying local thai people selling handmade crafts, Rayban (the real deal ones obviously - not) this hidden secret gem of an island was a sanctuary. A memory that will stand out for me being in Ko Lanta was walking along the beach and doing one of those classic original jumping photos along the beach on the seafront. I must say ...
... for my trip there tomorrow. After inquiries at 10 exchange booths were all met with "no have" I was beginning to despair. Being faced with a 20 hour bus ride and no money to buy snacks was inhumane. Luckily, I stumbled upon a mini van converted to mobile currency exchange (by cutting a hole through the side panel) and got some Malaysian spending cash. Gotta love how things randomly work out!
So, tomorrow I have an arduous 20 hours by bus to get ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Swimming pool