Thailand from dusk ’till dawn, or…

…how i got on a tuktuk that didn’t know where the Southern bus station is and drove around in circles until i lost face and told him to stop.

… how i got stuck in a cab (that did know where he was going) in Thai traffic and ended up with my most expensive cab ride fare yet (143B).

… how i was conned into thinking i missed that air con bus to Krabi leaving at 7:10pm (550B) so that I’d buy a VIP ticket for the 8pm bus (850B).

… how i got to watch one of the most horrible movies ever, made in England, of all places (dubbed in Thai, of course).

… how at the bus stop the bus attendant took my picture with his phone and kept staring at it later while sitting in the bus…

… how i got to see wonderful jungle, sugar palm and teak fields. and limestone cliff mountains.

… how i hardly slept.

… how i woke up to the most horrible, awfully loud Thai karaoke song ever.

… how i got off the bus to be told ferry tickets were now 300B instead of 200B and a taxi to the terminal would be 150B.

… how i got on a public transport instead and was dropped off at the old ferry terminal.

… how i realized that 2000B ($50 USD) were taken from my wallet during my few hours of sleep (somehow, it didn’t even make me angry) on the bus.

… how i realized that while taking my bag off the bus they broke the waist strap/back support section in a way that i can’t fix without tools and expertise (that, i wasn’t impressed about. but it’s not too bad).

… how i was harassed until I’d buy a ferry ticket to Ko Phi Phi.

… how i got South to find out it was raining everywhere (not as bad as Ko Samui though!).

… how at the ferry port realized Krabi was like Ha Long Bay meets mangroves – quite nice!

… how i finally arrived to see that Ko Phi Phi has to be the most beautiful place I’ve ever seen – and note, I’ve only seen it under gray clouds and light rain. imagine what it would be like under the sun!

… how this island has such expensive accommodation!

… how i absolutely love it here.

krabi to phi phi

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About Magalie

Canadian girl living in Texas, off to see the world when she can!
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