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Travel Blogs from Koh Mak
... has a thriving rubber and coconut industry, which provides enough of a backing to the local economy that there is no motivation to sell out to outside development.
This all provides the perfect backdrop for "getting away from it all", taking long walks on the beach, languid swims in the ocean, and swinging from a tree on a bench, hammock, or simply a long piece of rope. The swim in the ocean ...
... time slipped by (we were told to be ready for 4:20pm), then time moved on towards and past 5pm! We both got anxious that we had been forgotten and the bus would be leaving without us. Then after a couple of phone calls and a total of an hour and half of waiting, the taxi finally turned up in a cloud of dust. Hastily then jumping in the back of the pickup with our bags, we joined a couple of guys who had been in the same predicament. Our rushed drive across Koh Chang ...
... there soon.
I then headed back to Bangkok for xmas, where we met up again with Cloe and Jerome and went for xmas lunch in Chinatown.
We have headed down to the tropical island of Kho Chang for New Year and a bit of a 'holiday', its tough work all this moving around you know.
Anyway, i have uploaded a few few random photos, there are many more to come. I hope you all had the xmas you dreamed of and have a super new year. I'm heading for the beach.
... places on the island, and after talking to the hotel staff, booked Ban Kwan Chang. This elephant camp was established to give threatened elephants from the mainland a sanctuary. We arrived to find lots of very happy looking elephants and they all seemed really well looked after. There are two options here; you can do an hour trek through the jungle or a two hour session including swimming with the wonderful animals in a deep pool. We decided on the slightly more ...
... And their freshly made, warm
baguettes were delicious. Last night we ate at Food Garden (these places
have good names don't they?), where we've been a couple of times before
for their tasty barbecue. The food is really good and cheap, the only
problem is they play James Blunt constantly, which gets very annoying
very quickly. So far my biggest problem with the food in Thailand has
been the napkins. They put dispensers on the tables which give you ...