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Posts from ‘February, 2010’

Scuba Diving for Whale Sharks on Ko Tao

After my last post, Scuba Certification on Ko Tao, Sebastien returned to brag about diving with a 5 meter (17 foot) whale shark.  These are the kinda dives you see on discovery channel.  I knew I should have gone with him!!! That evening we scheduled to go out on a dive for the following day [...]

Scuba Certification on Ko Tao

I last posted when we were still in Ko Lanta.  We flew from Krabi (the main land near Ko Lanta) to Ko Samui which has a small but beautiful airport.  Our first night on Samui we stayed at an Ibis hotel (a french chain) but found that the hotel was very isolated from things. The [...]

Island living on Ko Lanta

If you need us we will be on Ko Lanta enjoying life.

Snorkeling, Yoga, and Rock Climbing on Phi Phi

For the past5 days we have been on Ko Phi Phi.  The second day we were here we took a snorkeling sunset tour.  We also visited Ma Ya Bay which is where most of the movie, “The Beach” was filmed.  The snorkeling was the best that I have ever experienced.  So good that I was [...]

Sunset From Our Boat Anchored in Maya Bay

We spen the afternoon snorkling and kayaking around Phi Phi Le, the island where most of the movie The Beach was filmed. Feels like paradise…

Krabi is a state of mind

Sebastien and I checked out Rai Lei and Ton Sai Beach today.  Ton Sai is known to rock climbers due to the amazing terrain and beautiful settings. We took a long tail boat from Ao Nang to Rei Lei for $6.  The long tail boats are long wooden canoe boats with have a long motor [...]

Poo Poo to Phuket

Sebastien and I flew from Bangkok to Phuket on February 8th.  I didn’t have a good feeling going to Phuket but Sebastien had heard from a few other people that it was beautiful so we went. When we landed we had to take an hour long cab ride to Patong beach (the most populated tourist [...]

Amphawa floating market

We decided to stay in Bangkok for a few extra days because my new local friend, Pom, had invited us to go to Amphawa with her and a few other American girls. I was ecstatic ! Sebastien decided that he wanted to have an alone day. This would be the first day in which we [...]

Tips for traveling in Bangkok

There are maps available everywhere in Bangkok.  Here are some tips we have picked out during our stay here. Don’t trust the people standing around the tourist attractions that tell you it is closed.  They try to take you to another place for cheap but then scam you.  We were approached several times but knew [...]

To our readers

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