Pineapple at the beach

Today was a relaxing day to say the least.  Woke up late and had a relaxing day at the beach, it was beautiful.  One of the more stand out moments of the day was an old Thai man came up to me on the beach and was selling whole pineapples cut up for 30 Baht (a whole $1).  As I tend to say to often, Sold! He cut, cored and bagged the whole pineapple in under 3 min and I was left with a plastic bag overflowing with…

On the boat to go Snorkeling

Woke up early, packed up my mask & snorkel and headed out to the local 7/11 (yes that’s right Slurpee 7/11, unfortunately MINUS the Slurpees) to await pickup from the tour company. Before getting picked up I went inside and grabbed what I believe is the greatest discovery on this trip so far, ham and cheese croissants! Seriously these things are delicious and the perfect breakfast! A few minutes later a tuk tuk showed up packed with people. Oh well squeeze myself in and then we are off…

Bottle Beach

Woke up yesterday hurting a little from the full moon party so I just wandered around the island.  Found a great little t-shirt shop in Tungsala and might come back and get a cool t-shirt I found before leaving the island. Got street food for dinner and headed back to the hostel to sleep. Going to the north part of the island tomorrow. Backpacker Tip: One of the most important things to remember when on a Backpacking trip is to stop, relax and have a lazy day (or…