Haad Yao Over Bay Resort
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Mini bus picked us up just after 7am and took us to the port where the fast catamaran was in dock. We confirmed our tickets and then boarded. The Catamaran goes all the way to Bangkok, we were the first stop at Pha ngan. Taxis are asking extortionate amount of money to take us to the resorts. We eventually decide to go to …
... in the world to get your open water certification. 7,500 Baht = 225 USD. If you were to get your OW in NJ for example, it would be about 3 times as expensive) Being kind of skeptical, I went to check it out anyway. Turns out, La Bombona is a new diving school and has a low price to bring people in. It worked... I also really liked the vibe as soon as I got there. The school is run by a couple of divers from different parts of Spain. All of them had ...
... which cause him to look as a big red lobster, with tan lines as like he''s wearing a white wet suit.
At night we didn't do too much just grabbed a few beers, I smoked a bit of weed with our neighbors ( I know I said I wouldn't do that in Asia, don't blame me)
A little introduction to Koh Tao
All the cars are pickup truck (with the exception of an occasional minivan)
The most common way of transport is the motorbike, either with or without ...
... blue water I've seen. I was dying to get into the water but I thought a better idea was to climb to the viewpoint first then I could reward my actions with a nice swim and snorkelling.
I went and asked for directions to the viewpoint and headed off. They had told me it wasn't a hard climb and it shouldn't take that long to climb to the top - yeh right! The beginning part was no problem, yeh it was hard due to the sun and heat but it was a pathway and some ...
... am but I was craving for some proper thai food. A Green Curry should come in handy and so we found a nice little beach side restaurant and I had a huge portion of curry for which I had to order another portion of rice to soak up all the nice sauce!
All this with magnificent view of the bay.
Then it was off to find my hostel. The Taco Shack hostel. I asked the owner of the bar but he didn't know the place, until ...