Category Archives: February 2017

Day 282 – Tuesday 28th February 2016

A whole day of travelling… We had to be at Mae Haad Pier by 09:30 this morning to catch a ferry to Chumphon which took a couple of hours, before waiting to board a bus to Bangkok which took another … Continue reading

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Days 280 & 281 – Sunday 26th & Monday 27th February 2017

Koh Tao, the island of scuba diving… Or snorkelling in our case, because we’re not in a position to spend a couple of hundred quid on a one day excursion!  Day 280 – Sunday 26th February 2017 We had to … Continue reading

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Days 278 & 279 – Friday 24th & Saturday 25th February 2017

On to the next one… Adjectives like ‘hopping’ are often used to describe travel between Thai islands, and it’s very clear to see why. We managed to fit three Islands into five days, and certainly weren’t showing signs of slowing … Continue reading

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Days 276 & 277 – Wednesday 22nd & Thursday 23rd February 2017

My new favourite place in Thailand… Koh Samui, Thailand’s second biggest island (behind Phuket), is well known for its palm fringed beaches and luxury resorts, which raised the question – can we live a lavish lifestyle on a backpackers budget? … Continue reading

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Day 275 – Tuesday 21st February 2017

Definitely a day to forget… Our minibus out of Phuket arrived at 07:30 this morning, then picked up ten other people before hitting the road. Everybody was asleep for the first two hours of our journey, but that all changed … Continue reading

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Days 273 & 274 – Sunday 19th & Monday 20th February 2017

Thailand just as we expected it… Our first two days in Thailand weren’t a great reflection of what we expected, but we were only getting settled really. It didn’t take long for verything to start taking shape though.  Day 273 … Continue reading

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Days 271 & 272 – Friday 17th & Saturday 18th February 2017

Our first two days in Thailand… It’s not always easy getting settled in a new country, but after averaging one country a week for the last month you’d think we’d be used to it by now wouldn’t you? Day 271 … Continue reading

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