Phuket | Thailand | Photo Essay

| August 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

 
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Phi Phi Islands: The visual feast that is Maya Bay. DiCaprio’s ‘The Beach’ was filmed here. When organizing trips to these islands be sure to get on a small boat as they are the only vessels that can come right up to the shore and drop anchor.

 

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Maya Bay’s calm clear azure waters

 

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Phi Phi islands: The huge limestone cliffs that plate tectonics have created over thousands of years

 

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Phi Phi islands

 

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Monkeys outside a cave monastery

 

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Boating the waters of Phang Nga Bay

 

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Phang Nga Bay: James Bond Island, where ‘The Man With The Golden Gun’ was filmed

 

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Ko Panyi floating Muslim village: Consisting of a small community of muslims descended from 18th century Malay nomads who left Java, the village is built entirely on stilts or floating bases in the water right next to a huge limestone cliff island, complete with a school and mosque. The only tiny space of land in the village is used for burials.

 

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Ko Panyi floating Muslim village: No matter where you go in Thailand, it truly is the land of smiles.

 

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Ko Panyi floating Muslim village

 

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Ko Panyi floating Muslim village

 

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Phuket – Patong area. The crazy mix of lights, sounds, tourists, and locals on Bangla Road.
 

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