Along my journey I've picked up the odd irresistible item, from both India and Nepal. Of course I've had to be ruthless in my choices, as before I'd left I was heading toward minimalism and seriously considering alternative living which doesn't involves cupboards — thank god! And unfortunately there were a plethora of superbly beautiful … Continue reading Buddha weighs heavy.
I've been out of action for a while, over 3 days to be exact. Arriving in Krabi by ferry from Koh Phi Phi, I was to only spend 2 days here then continue my island hopping to Koh Samui then continue north. But something went wrong; I took a 4 Island tour for the day … Continue reading Whoops! What a great day…
This is a point I've made previously with tourism and it's (our) impact on the surroundings, especially in Nepal. While walking to Long Beach on Koh Phi Phi Don island it was soon obvious that the lack of disposal facilities in such remote areas was causing great strain on the local resources. The output of … Continue reading The dark side to beauty.
I love ferries! In fact I love anything boat or water and the 2 hour ferry ride to the Koh Phi Phi islands would be a treat. Using the Maps.Me app I kept an eye on where we were so I didn't miss any of the islands we were to pass en route. Thankfully I'd … Continue reading Koh Phi Phi (but drop the H).