The dark side to beauty.

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.

Thailand’s beautiful islands.

I landed in Phuket quite excited now my travels were back on track and I was looking forward to backpacking the island life, although I was finding the heat quite difficult being approximately 30°C 24/7. I'd done a little research on the island so I booked a hostel near Patong beach. And what a mistake … Continue reading Thailand’s beautiful islands.