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Koh Samui island life

It's been a lovely week on Koh Samui Island, not that we've done much.
It's the Thai New Year Songkran holiday and one of the busiest times of the year for travel.
We've been Island hopping, last week Koh Phangan, the party island
This week the more sophisticated, Bophut Beach on Koh Samui.

I first arrived on the island of Koh Samui in the early 1980's. Back then we seemed to travel for days on the bus, train and a boat to arrive. Now it's less than one hours flight from Bangkok.
It was an idyllic paradise for me, of beach huts under the coconut trees.
It still has its charm, don't you think?
Even though I no longer arrive with my backpack!

We have been back to Koh Samui on several occasions since then, I still love Koh Samui. This time have chosen to stay close to the airport on Bhoput beach and close to Fisherman's village. It was a perfect place for us to kick back relax and unwind. The hardest decision of the day was where to have dinner!

I have been continuing my Blogging From A to Z April (2018) Challenge. 
If you would like to see what I have been up to here are the links:

S is for Spa Queen of Asia :

Just why is Thailand known as the land of Smiles, is it because there are so many spa's? This little Wren thinks so!

R is for Racing at the Royal Bangkok Sports Club :

Did you know you can play golf, inside a race course and that here in Thailand, a day at the races is one of the few places you can legally gamble?

Q is for Quintessentially Bangkok :

Here are a few of my favourite photos from my Bangkok life...

P is for Pat Pong, Private Dancer and a Posse of ladies with intent :

Yep, sorry about this, a bit of an abrupt change of theme from Buddha, but it is about time we talk about the other side of Bangkok!

O is for Orchids in Thailand :
Back to all things lovely, orchids may be exotic the world over but they are cheap as chips here. I bring you some blooming gorgeous orchid flowers today.

Well there we have it, this is was happens when you blog from a paradise island!
Have laptop, can travel.

We're off to Europe today, see you soon
Have a great week!


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