John's Around the World Adventure 2005/2006

Travel time: December 2005 - June 2006  |  by John Davies

Thailand: Koh Samui Island

Traveling solo for the first time, I headed across Thailand and over to Koh Samui. The hotel here was very relaxing, especially until Tim arrived with the beers!

Samui was a favourite of mine due to it's good beaches, nightlife and plenty to see and do including the big Buddha temple and the many transvestite cabaret shows (certainly an experience!)

We also hired Jet Ski's here (cool eh!) and chilled on the beach on sun loungers watching the sunset with the comfort of some ice cold Singha beer.

Jet Ski's were Amazing!

Jet Ski's were Amazing!

Koh Samui Beach

Koh Samui Beach

Drinking straight from a Coconut

Drinking straight from a Coconut

Monkey Coconut Harvesting

Monkey Coconut Harvesting

One of the many Waterfalls on Samui

One of the many Waterfalls on Samui

Lovely Sunsets!

Lovely Sunsets!

Cabaret Show

Cabaret Show

Cabaret Show

Cabaret Show

Mummafied Monk

Mummafied Monk

Samui Buddhist Icon

Samui Buddhist Icon

Shrines to the King are absolutely everywhere!

Shrines to the King are absolutely everywhere!

Cabaret Show

Cabaret Show

Buddha

Buddha

Outside The Big Buddha

Outside The Big Buddha

Thai Temple

Thai Temple

Hotel Room- Green Guest house

Hotel Room- Green Guest house

Beach Sweetcorn Seller- Awesome!

Beach Sweetcorn Seller- Awesome!

Lizards and Gheko's are everywhere!

Lizards and Gheko's are everywhere!

Koh Samui Beach

Koh Samui Beach

The rather daunting Ferry Pier at Samui

The rather daunting Ferry Pier at Samui

© John Davies, 2006
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The trip
 
Description:
Following masses of preperation my trip of a lifetime was finally a reality. Beginning in the adventurous New Zealand, before taking in delights of Australia over Christmas. Bali was next on the agenda, trading in the comfort of the West for drastic cultural differences of East Asia. The modern city of Singapore next acted as a stepping stone for travel over-land through Malaysia and island-hopping around Thailand. My Adventure finally ended amongst the neon scyscrapers of Hong Kong.
Details:
Start of journey: Dec 01, 2005
Duration: 6 months
End of journey: Jun 02, 2006
Travelled countries: New Zealand
Australia
Indonesia
Singapore
Malaysia
Thailand
Hong Kong
The Author
 
John Davies is an active author on break-fresh-ground. since 15 years.
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