Tag: Khao Lak

June 17, 2017 Peter No comments exist

The island Ko Tapu – or James Bond Island as it is now commonly known – is part of the group of islands called Khao Phing Kan within the Ao Phang Nga Marine National Park. Prior to 1974 it was a relatively unknown island but that changed dramatically when it was used in the James…

June 12, 2017 Peter No comments exist

It is one thing to read and watch the Youtube videos about the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami sitting behind a computer thousands of miles from where it happened, it is something very different to do so where it actually happened. It has been almost been 15 years since the third largest earthquake ever recorded produced…

June 6, 2017 Peter No comments exist

It was with a sense of relief that we left Karon and Phuket. Between the awful beaches and the timeshare touts it really had become unpleasant. That the local authorities allow the tourists to be badgered by the timeshare touts is unacceptable. It was impossible to simply cross the road from the hotel to the…