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…

Celebrating  Australia Day

Well the last 2 days were a bit of a blur. Wake up, small breakfast, off to S.C.U.B.A. Class, lunch, more S.C.U.B.A. Classes, drag my worn out butt back to the Hostel, eat, sleep and repeat. Good news, I passed! It was long but it was a lot of fun and I got my re-certification. What can I say, Worth It! Woke up today excited and ready for the fun that will be Australia Day!

Docking in Ko Tao

I hear a few years back after the Full Moon Party, most backpackers got out of Ko Pha Ngan as fast as possible, but a lot of hostels have gotten wise to this and make you book a minimum of 3 days if you are going to be there for the party. Well today is exodus day for many backpackers. Some are heading south to Ko Samui, some back to the main land and some (like me) are heading north to the small island of Ko Tao. Ko…