Monthly Archives: January 2011

Elephant trekking

First things first – I didn’t take my camera into the jungle for fear of breaking it or getting it wet, so unfortunately I have no pictures of the experience. However, when we went elephant trekking (trekking makes it sound … Continue reading

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Jungle trekking

Had an incredible day wandering round a Thai jungle yesterday, by a man who referred to himself in all seriousness as ‘ Jungle Raht’. Despite this, it was great, and a real change to all the beautiful beaches we’ve been … Continue reading

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Arrival in Koh Chang

Eventually got to Koh Chang about 1700 yesterday – got a taxi truck to the South of the island, where we have a bungalow booked for a couple of nights. The place is amazing – the room’s very basic, pretty … Continue reading

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Koh Chang

Rain continued in Koh Phangan and was forecast to do so all over the South of Thailand for the next week, so we made the executive decision to flee North, to Koh Chang, an archipelago off the Northern Gulf coast … Continue reading

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Koh Phangnan

I’m writing this from an internet café in Koh Phangan, where we arrived yesterday. It’s absolutely monsooning outside, although my travel book reliably informs us that the monsoon season is October to November, so it obviously isn’t as bad as … Continue reading

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Ko Tao

Currently sittung in an internet café on Ko Tao. Journey down from Bangkok was ok – sleeper train had a slight cockroach problem but once Em had worn herself out squealing (much to the disdain of the woman sitting opposite) … Continue reading

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Thailand

Arrived safely in Bangkok last night, after a journey that wasn’t quite as easy as it could have been thanks to my having eaten something a bit dodgy the night before. I wasn’t sick or anything, just had a killer … Continue reading

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