Tag Archive: beach

Paua in Kaikoura

Although the trip around the North Island was only me, Dani, and Rob, my sister’s flatmate Pete decided to accompany us to the South Island. While we were grabbing some necessities from the… Continue reading

Ko Phi Phi

Because we spent extra time in Rai Ley/Ton Sai to climb, Jill and I only made a quick stop in Ko Phi Phi. The coast was very touristy (Ko Phi Phi is a… Continue reading

Ko-My-Goodness

Plan: Take a long boat tour to several islands including Ko Gai (Chicken Island), Ko Poda (no idea what that translates to), Ko Buddha (scratching my head on that one), and ending in… Continue reading

Rai Ley/Ton Sai [Day Two]: Relaxation

Lunch was good – Jill and I facilitated communication since the guys didn’t speak Thai. We also attempted to teach a few useful phrases. They were pretty hilarious to hear with British/Australian/Washington accents.… Continue reading

Rai Ley/Ton Sai [Day Two]: Climbing

After several hours of conversation with the guys (James, Jimmy, Ian, and Tino), they very kindly offered to take us climbing the next day! Although the plan was to leave Rai Ley and… Continue reading

Rai Ley/Ton Sai [Day One]

Plan: Stay in a beach bungalow (cheap and awesome) in Rai Ley. After that terrifying experience, awesome times followed. Stumbling out of the boat, kissing the ground, and clinging to random strangers, we… Continue reading