Monday, April 16, 2012

Similan Islands Dive Trip

Let's pretend this is about this time last month alright? Deal.
On Koh Phayam with Kait and Jake and is already on of my top 2 favorite islands in Thailand. Just finished up our Similan Dive trip with Stu and Kait. Let's start there. The Similan Islands are about a 4ish hour boat ride from Koh Lak. About $400 dollars for 3 days of diving and nights on this boat:

Went with Sea Dragon and no complaints at all. The highlight of the 9 dives was a Manta Ray similar to this:

Also saw a turtle and an octopus that looks nothing like they do in cartoons. 

There was also a night dive that was schedule that I was certainly planning on skipping due to the fact that it scares me but once they told us that phosphorescents were present I couldn't say no to of of my top 4 things in Thailand. Wasn't as scary as I imagined, pretty good visibility and saw a massive crab that is deceptively fast.  Living on a boat for 3 days while having someone cook you delicious food constantly isn't the worst way to spend your days. Having Stu and Kait there didn't hurt either. After the dive trip, basically just followed Kait around so she brought us to Koh Phayam. Unbelievable. This place and Koh Mook are my favorite places so far. Small island but big enough to rent a bike and explore for a day or two. Super cheap food and accommodations. This is the picture from our bungalow that costs about maybe $6 at home. 

Jake wasn't planning on going but the lure of the BK combo got to him:
So if you ever get the chance, go to Koh Phayam, stay on Aow Yai beach, basically paradise. 

I hope I don't forget my winter jacket when I go snowboarding in Tremblant next week.

"The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved that it will be." Marcel Pagnol

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