Detained in Customs in Penang

So I finally made it to George Town Penang.  The sun is shining and while I should be excited that the rain is gone, it is H-O-T.  I just carried my bags 2km from the dock to the hostel and I am drenched in sweat.  Typical.

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Rained Out in Langkawi

I think this is a first. I am leaving a city without seeing ANYTHING, not one thing (unless you count the Indian restaurant Colonial India right outside my hostel). For the first 3 days I was here it rained and rained and rained. The forecast indicated more rain…

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Diving in Koh Tao

We finally arrived to our last stop on our month-long Thai island adventure, Koh Tao.  Koh Tao is the perfect mix of peace, partying and adventure.  It’s also known for being one of the world’s cheapest places to get certified for scuba diving.  Not only is…

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Time to Party in Koh Phangan

I’m quickly trying to catch you up and my fingers are typing on overdrive to get you there!  From Koh Samui we boarded a quick 30 minute ferry for 300 baht ($8 USD) and headed to Koh Phangan, home of the world famous Full Moon Party. …

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I nearly died in Koh Samui

Koh Samui isn’t easy to get to from Koh Lanta, as they are on opposite sides of the country.  While Thailand is relatively narrow between the coastal areas, it was still an all day adventure and the journey definitely could not be avoided since there was no…

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Time to Relax in Koh Lanta

From Koh Phi Phi, Lee wanted to visit Koh Lanta, an island just south of Koh Phi Phi and a short ferry ride away.  I was completely opposed.  We didn’t have to do everything together but we wanted to.  After all, we met in Thailand…

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Next Stop, Koh Phi Phi

I had no idea Koh Phi Phi was such a party scene, none.  Honest! We arrived from Krabi and I quickly realized this wasn’t going to be like any of the other places I’ve visited.  This island had no cars, walking streets only, and it…

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