wanting an exotic holiday, without being isolated on
a resorts island for tourists, can take Thailand
into consideration. The Phang Nga Bay, a region of
400 square kilometres-big part of it being a
protected area, included in the park with the same
name is a good start for Thailand holidays.
place can not be confused with nothing else: there
are hundreds of limestone mountains, small but very
high islands, some of them forested, get out of the
water of an emerald green!
One of these islands
became more famous: Ko Tapu
received the name of the James Bond’s island after
some scenes from ‘The man with the golden gun’ were
shot here, in1974. This is the home of 88 bird
species, 82 fish species and 18 reptile species.
More of them hide in the close mangroves forest, towards
which you can go with a canoe. You also can go with the
canoe through the numerous hongs (rooms in Thai), a
labyrinth of caves which in time lost their roof.
The place is of an absolute beauty,
and the adventure is unforgettable!
here you can to Koh Pannyi, a village of Muslim
fishermen entirely built on piles, above the water.
have the traditional Thai lunch, a very tasteful
food. The second half of the day can be spent in a
safari tour, at the Siam Safari camp. You can see
how the rubber is made, till the sap’s extraction in
special dishes till its pressing in shapes that are
walk with a dray pulled by buffalos and go to the
‘embarkation place’ and walk with the elephants.
also spend your Thailand holidays in the Khai
Islands (Khai Nai, Khai Nui and Khai Nok). The last
mentioned is the perfect place to swim but especially for
snorkelling, the coral reefs being here one of the most
beautiful from the Andaman Sea.
Phi Phi Islands, the first stop can be at the
Monkeys Island, called after its naughty inhabitants
who come here without any fear to receive the food
you also get to the Vikings Cave, Tham Pya Nak
actually, a place where some paintings, some long
boats looking like the Vikings’ boats were
is visited by locals who come here to get eggs from
some bird species to use them to make a soup, a
region’s goodies. The Maya Bay is a superb place
hidden in the rocks high of 100 metres which close
it from 3 parts.
A big pool is
waiting for you, superb, where you are invited to jump from
the ship and swim. The water is warm, clean, the sensation
is great, you lye on your back, swim and see only the high
walls of the ‘pool’. At the Phi Phi star-beach the water is
blue, ‘alive’ due to the exotic fish that play around
corals, the sand is white and soft as the silk.