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Travel Blogs from Koh Lipe
At 5 am we were picked up by the minibus taking us to Hat Yai. We were the first on and got the pick of the seats. It seemed to take ages to reach the Malaysia/Thai border. The journey from Penang to Hat Yai is supposed to take 3 hours, we still hadn't reached the border in 3 hours. I was concerned we wouldn't make our 11.30 am ferry to Koh Lipe.< …
Just me and Stace now, and after a bit of deliberating, we decided that Koh Lipe was somewhere that neither of us wanted to miss out on. It was a bit of a mission to get there, but that just made it a bit more exciting, Koh Lipe is a really small island, and the only inhabited island in a national marine park archipelago of 50 islands. To get there …
... we had several huge cockroaches as room mates. Its a good job we arent fussy or we'd have been outa there.
The resr of our first day was spent chilling on pattaya beach and swimming in the sea. At the time we thought this was the nicest beach yet as the water was so clear. For dinner we went to an Italian called last la Luna which was highly rated on trip advisor. I had pizza and gemma went for her trusty spaghetti bolognaise. We were pretty tired after a long day travelling so ...
... referred to a bar on sunset beach on Koh Lipe where you could get some smoke but I wasn't sure if I read that the right way given a small language barrier but I kept the thought in my head. We said our goodbyes and we trotted off to relax on the beach and have a swim for a few hours before leaving Adang and grabbing a boat back across to Lipe.
Once we had our taxi boat and were a good fifty yards across the short gap we spotted someone waving from the beach who also needed a ...
... in for the next day instead. The beaches were lovely though, little hermit crabs all over going about their business. Lizards scampering across the sand. Random birds that I don't have a clue what species they were soaring and circling above.
As the day tunred to dark and the cloud came in there was no chance of a glorious thai sunset on our first day so we went back to the village idiot for some tea. While having tea there was some excitement as the electricity ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed