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Second trip with my best friend after Penang. We figured that we had so much fun in Penang so we have to make another trip for just the 2 of us.
Flight was awesome, weather was awesome. I suppose Langkawi is just awesome all year round. The car was waiting for us when we got to …
... plenty to go around, but hey ho. But aside from almost being squashed by some para gliders, and being a bit soggy around the edges we make it along the bay and follow the road in to town.
The town itself is pretty unremarkable, there are lots of mini markets and stalls selling love Langkawi t shirts and some trinkets and the usual collection of bars and restaurants. We walk as far as it takes us to realise that this is about all that there is to see and we then stop for ...
... landscape is full of large pinnacles bedecked with golden beaches. This is the area in which The Man with the Golden Gun and The Beach were filmed. Actually The Beach was filmed in Koh Phi Phi and the resulting influx of tourism has apparently ruined the natural beauty of the place so we didn't go there. Instead we went on a speedboat tour of various islands around Hong Island. It was a day of staggering landscapes, more snorkelling and caster sugar sandy beaches. It ...
... anymore. I wrote and wrote and wrote until I wanted to try the Japanese restaurant in the Oriental Village.
What a mistake… Wow. That village is completely fake and just ****. It look hideous and badly maintained. The water looks real dirty and all the shops are exactly the same, clothes and tourist items. All of them. I was kinda disappointed, not kinda, really actually. I wanted to eat at that Japanese restaurant, but I ...
... there's 90 odd passports right there just ready to burst open and fall in the sea! Finally I made it onto Pattaya beach, which is the most popular or well known, and we headed to immigration, a little hut haha... He said "there many people, take long time, so find your hotels, chill out, have a drink, then maybe 1 or 2 hours come back and get your passports, welcome to Ko Lipe". I thought that so cool, can you imagine at home, yeah chill out go away ...
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It has a laundry at the reception. Pretty cool. Pack light and send to the laundry daily.
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