Ten weeks of traveling, six countries visited, countless friend made and adventures shared, and more than a few mishaps along the way. This chapter of my travels all comes to a close in the bustling capital of Thailand. Welcome to Bangkok. Continue reading
We booked out tickets out of Railey from a rock climbing tour operator next to our hotel who offered the best deal. I mean, he organized the whole thing: Boats, mini buses, coaches, ferries, the whole damn trip. Railay to Ao Nam Mao, Ao Nam Mao to Krabi, Krabi to Surat Thani, Surat Thani to Don Sak, Don Sak to Thong Sala. Three hundred kilometers in eight hours and at 500 baht. Trust me, it’s a very good deal. We were headed for the great unknown, but to get there we had to follow the regular tourist trail. Continue reading
Following three nights of beach partying in Koh Phi Phi my body needed a break, and where better to go then Railay beach. Railay isn’t quite an island, its a peninsula off the mainland of Thailand a little north of the port town of Krabi, but it’s only accessible by boat so it might as well be. There are three beaches on the peninsula, East and West Railay beach, and Phra Nang beach, and their are all overlooked by magnificent limestone cliffs. With all the impressive cliffs Railay is world famous for rock climbing, and several people I travelled with said it as their favourite beach and island-of-sorts in Thailand. Continue reading
I left the delights of Northern Thailand for the coastal pleasures of the south. Unfortunately I left amid rumors of tropical storms and terrible weather. I flew from Chiang Mai to Phuket where I was meeting a friend from Australia … Continue reading
Darkness falls across the land the midnight hour is close at hand.
Creatures crawl in search of blood to terrorize y’alls neighborhood.
Yes the title and lyrics are from different songs, but whatever, this post is about Halloween, and Halloween in Chiang Mai was fun. Continue reading
With the adventures of the Mae Hong Song Ring over, I was back in Chiang Mai, and I had several days left to enjoy this great city. I spent my first day at the Tiger Kingdom and hugging those great big beautiful cats and taking hundreds of photographs. Continue reading