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Koh Lanta – A Real Pleasure

Whilst we were on Koh Lipe we had the experience, pleasure was not the word, of encountering a Thai Sea Gypsy wake. The Thai Sea Gypsies are a tribe of people with very strong ancestral bonds. Hence, when one of their people die they try to make that persons passage…
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Rest and Relaxation on Koh Lipe Island

Once we arrived at Langkawi Island we had a three hour wait until the ferry left for Koh Lipe in Thailand. What better place to spend an hour or so than sitting in KFC and having some lunch. It’s in a place like KFC that you learn the true implications…
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Langkawi Adventures – Part 2

The day after the kayak paddle had compounded the already stiff joints both Di and I were experiencing after the jetski tour we were off on another adventure, this time diving/snorkeling. We were again picked up early and had to decide who in the group would be diving and who…
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Langkawi Adventures – Part 1

After surviving our sixth Asian ferry trip the four of us arrived at Langkawi Island. Langkawi Island is a reasonably large Malaysian resort island that extends into the Andaman Sea off both Thailand and Malaysia. The ferry terminal here was reasonably efficient and we were in a taxi to our…
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Penang with the Kids

Waking up the morning after the kids arrived in Penang was like revisiting Christmas Morning again. Di and I were up early and we waited for them to wake up. We waited and waited and waited. Charlotte had arrived with a cough and we could hear her barking away around…
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