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End of the road - Koh Chang

Sunset gazing.

Sunset gazing.

I described Koh Samet as paradise. Koh Chang was the same paradise but on a larger scale. Our first holiday together was in Phuket 2 years ago and it was a fitting end to conclude our trip in Thailand.

 

Koh Chang gave us the temperatures of that we felt in Australia until the Singapore-like heavy storms and rains fell. Dramatic Hawaiian sunsets overlooked New Zealand's North Island rainforests.

 

Outside our accommodation sits a fishing village reminding us of Penang, Malaysia. We chosen the Nirvana Resort and like the description of Bali, it had the same laid-back relaxing mood in a setting much similar to Fiji's Sonaisali Island Resort where we got married and started our honeymoon. The food there is as delicious as Vietnam's vast cuisine. Our luxurious room boasted large fluffy towels and a bath that the Americans in New York would envy.

 

Unlike Hong Kong there seems to be few people around. By the pool we reflected on our experiences - 17 planes across 11 countries, 73 different caravan parks, 25 hotels, 3 overnight trains, 2 backpacker rooms, a boat and a homestay provided our accommodation across thousands of miles round the world. We watched Atonement noting the scene filmed on our hometowns' beaches. Yesterday we arrived back home in Redcar and already are drafting plans for our next jaunt. 

 

We thank you all for following our adventure, the messages of support and encouragement and hope you will share our married life round Europe as 'Ying And Yang In A Caravan'.





published: 11.05.2011 By: Alice Lau

Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach

fishing

 

Short description:

Klong Son beach (or Had Klong Son) is located on the north of Koh Chang. Nice bay at the very top of the island. Pure white sand stretch of beach, shaded with coconut trees. Klong Son gets very low numbers of visitors with the bulk of the backpackers and tourists alike speeding south enroute to Koh Chang's finer and more popular stretches of sand.

White Sand Beach is good for:

night live

sandy beach

variety of restaurants

shopping

Short description:

Koh Chang's most famous stretch of sand, at over 2km long there's certainly room for everyone! Lined with bungalows, food stalls and shops this is one of the best beaches in all of Thailand.

Klong Phrao Beach is good for:

tranquil surroundings

gorgeous rocky landscape

all sorts of activities

quiet and peaceful

Short description:

Situated on the somewhat less glamorous, northern side of the Koh Chang Island, Klong Prao isn’t all that much of tourist destination, especially for those who are in need of a true holiday experience of the exotic kind.

Lonely Beach is good for:

great sunset

cheap and peaceful retreat

all sorts of beach activities

perfect for family

Short description:

Also known as Kai Bae Beach, this is the spot to catch a great sunset! A few small shops and food stalls are along the beach, a good spot to chill out away from the crowds at White Sands Beach.

Bangbao Bay is good for:

fishing

seafood restaurants

shopping

nightlife

Short description:

A well-sheltered bay with a small and quiet beach. It is a fishing community where residents still live in houses built on stilts and are connected by wooden bridges. There are a growing number of tourist shops, scuba dive outlets and seafood restaurants offering a good selection of seafood.

Salak Khok Bay is good for:

pretty, unspoiled area

traditional Thai community

kayaking

quiet and peaceful

Short description:

There aren’t so much attraction in Salak Kok, but tourists can Kayak among the mangroves. Salak Kok Bay still has a fishing community that doesn’t change so much in many years, a great place to see the real traditional Thai community.

 

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