Lanta Long Beach
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... stop which was the famous Maya Bay. Made famous by the movie "The Beach" it actually doesn't look like much when you start pulling into the bay, its only when you pull up on the beach and look back at where you came from where you can finally see the beauty and the famous scenery from the movie. Pretty much straight away you feel the number of people on the beach is excessive, just too many people pushing and shoving trying to take photos and not caring what or who is around ...
... it scorchingly hot and the dogs refused to walk back from the beach to the rescue centre, they literally gave up and wouldn't walk! We thought we were going to have to flag down a vehicle to pick us up and the tuk tuk drivers wouldn't even take us because they were Muslim and their religion didn't allow it! After a lot of coaxing/dragging, we eventually got the poor dogs back to the centre, dripping with sweat ourselves! We then had a play with ...
... and a bit, rest is what we do. We sit still, and take our foot off the gas on the travel bus and chill out.
It is the rainy season here, and lot of the cafes, tour shops and massage huts are closed for the season, which suits us fine (there are, bizarrely, two tailor shops and a haidresser that are firmly open). Not that it ever gets that busy around here. There is a real lazy island feel to the place, which moves slowly, on island time. ...