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Escape from T-Land

Monday, March 15th, 2004

To get out of Thailand, I flew to Bangkok from Phuket, stayed in Bangkok for a night, then the next steps were to fly to Singapore then Sydney.


If you haven’t traveled independently before, and you only took tours and stuff like that, you have no idea how much work it is. Backpacking is a ton of WORK.

Let’s examine.
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One Night in Bangkok

Sunday, March 14th, 2004

I’m in Bangkok!

What? You might be saying. Or if you don’t know the geography of Thailand and where Bangkok is, and where I was, you probably don’t think it is weird.
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Full Moon Party (Part II)

Friday, March 12th, 2004
So I told you about the hotel and what it was like in Ko Phan-gan. We made our way down to Hat Rin the day before the party and found that the beach was actually pretty nice! The ... [Continue reading this entry]

Tons of Pics Added

Thursday, March 11th, 2004
Ok, got some time in hot and boring Samui. Still need to tell about the Full Moon Party, Ko Tao, Ko Samui, and what's next.... Jim on a beach with some interesting scenery. Maya Bay, on Ko Phi Phi ... [Continue reading this entry]

Little ol’ Ko Tao

Wednesday, March 10th, 2004
After the Full Moon Party on Ko Phan-gan, we went to Ko Tao. It is the smallest of the 3 islands and the least developed. We rented a motorbike and cruised down the main road, and by main, ... [Continue reading this entry]

Koh Phangan Part I

Wednesday, March 10th, 2004
Hi everyone. Currently we are in Koh Samui (yeah, we weren't planning on coming here until yesterday. And I am not ashamed to say we just ate at Burger King and IT WAS AWESOME.) Anyway, I never told you ... [Continue reading this entry]

Ko Tao

Monday, March 8th, 2004
Internet costs a fortune here, so I only have a minute. I'll have to write about the Full Moon Party later. We are currently on Ko Tao, a tiny little island by Ko Samui and Ko Phan-gan. ... [Continue reading this entry]

Burma Visa Run

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2004
We got a room in Ranong for like 300 baht or something. It is just a small little town, with the regular markets and all. We went to "Pon's Place," a travel agency listed in the guidebook, to ... [Continue reading this entry]

I Found Nemo (Part II)

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2004
So. We stayed on Ko Phi Phi. The beaches and scenery from the island is just incredible. phiphi3.jpg Walking on the path along the coast. Lots of touristy shops... The first day ... [Continue reading this entry]

Phi Phi Part I

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2004
So we moved to Kata Beach then we took a bus to Phuket Town, only a short distance away, and Jim did his last diving class. The day he was gone I walked super far to the Immigration Office ... [Continue reading this entry]