Monkey Flower Villa
Travel Blogs from Ko Tao
... Nangyuan. Has a famous picturesc look to it with a strip of beach connecting the two parts of the island. Kind of like a sand bar between them. Both nights we found ourselves on the beach just having some drinks watching fire twirlers perform on the beach. Very impressive. Now off to Bangkok again by night train for a few days before our flight out. Maybe some last minute shopping and a decent hostel before the long flights. Flying out the ...
A 2 hour ride by boat from Koh Phangan and we arrived in Koh Tao. We took the Lomprayah speed ferry which was 450 baht, £9, each. Arriving at the pier in Koh Tao we was bombarded with taxi drivers to dive centres to hotel workers. We knew our place we had booked wasn't too far away so decided to walk.
It took us around 10 minutes to walk. A hot sweaty walk, up ...
... be in Sairee while bars will be at the northern part of it, you can find some good nightlife here.
Day 1: April 17, 2014
When we arrived we started to look for a diving course right away and the first we found was Easy Divers because it’s right on the pier. We asked about prices and they seemed to be fine, plus they were able to give us a better room because they run out of the simpler ones. After that we ran into Gabriel, ...
It had been a couple of days since our course ended and we (ok, me a bit more than Garyn) were itching to get back in the water. We had the choice of a "fun dive" which is a dive to about the same depth we had done during our course (18m) or "adventure dives". Once someone is certified like we are, the next certification comes once a diver has done 5 adventure dives, 2 of which are diving into a wreck and a deep dive. It was a bit more costly ...
... team' all went out for a champagne dinner (why not eh!? we're on holiday!) at a nice restaurant and then went out to the bars which are all placed along the beach front. There were lots of different bars where we seen some amazing fire shows and every so often a firework or floating lantern was let off. After another fun night on the beach we got back and Lisa and I decided to share my top bunk as we didn't want to sleep alone in the dingy ...
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