Travel Blogs from Ko Phangan
... it in minutes, quite roughly! Haha. Ripped off again but they’re way cool. Melinda’s looked really good!
Needed to find the beach. Once again followed the crowd as we had no idea where to go. That works well. Streets are full of stalls selling buckets with spirits, energy drinks and mixer in them. Cost from 150thb to 500thb. Plus fluoro clothing and accessories.
Pulled into a local restaurant for food to energise for the night. Good ...
... you!'. Spen has seen there is lots of work for him out this way. It's these kind of things that make somewhere home like. It's been hard, being static, being in that 'on holiday, but not holidaying' phase. But I won't deny, doing the school run with a jungle on one side and the ocean on the other has it's appeal! Tonight is our last night. We head off to Samui tomorrow, a more built up island with international schools and hospitals, a tesco etc. We actually ...
Prices for drinking are expensive in Thailand and Ko Phangan is no exception, a local beer in the supermarket is BHT 35 and hard alcohol is BHT 850 for an Absolute Vodka but you can find local Vodkas for BHT 350. The famous buckets go from BHT 150 until BHT 450 depending on the bottle of alcohol, but this always include a small bottle of alcohol, mixer that could be sodas or juices, Redbull and ice.
Since everybody is partying and there is ...
... including the scooter rental shops. In order to increase their daily takings, tourists that rent bikes are "accidentally" bumped into causing injury to not only themselves, but also the bike. Coincidentally the medical centre is next door to the bike rental shop, so once you have paid to get yourself fixed up you can go next door to pay for the damage done to your bike! Despite their being obvious island only policies, it is a lovely island, with lovely people and lovely ...
... well worth it..we did some hiking up to the view point..i expected some barricaded fencing with a man made view but this was all natural..we had to walk through the jungle and climb huge rocks to get up..cut myself several times but thats what you get when you wear shorts lol the views from up there were indescribable..I felt like I was the only one on earth..okay actually me lisa martin and andrew loll SO glad we went up :-D :-D it was debbies birthday ...
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