Koh Phangan

Arrival & Exploration of Koh Phangan

And then there was the last island to visit :)

The full moon party island..!! Way better landscape than Koh Samui…way bigger than Koh Tao…

“Ko Pha Ngan (or Koh Phangan) is an island in the Gulf of Thailand in southeast Thailand in Surat Thani Province. It is part of the Samui Archipelago. It is famous for its full moon party at Haad Rin Beach and as a backpacker destination. Ko Pha Ngan has two sister islands: the larger Ko Samui to the south and the smaller Ko Tao to the north.”

Estimated perimeter: 40 km
From mainland: about 55 km
From Ko Samui: about 15 km
From Ko Tao: about 35 km
Main town: Thong Sala
Highest Point: Khao Ra, 630 m

First it starts with the short Ferry ride from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan…

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First incident on the boat…I fell asleep and got a severe sunburn all over my face…

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So I am in the right place…

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After arriving I immediately went to the full moon beach…

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The beach is definitely nicer than expected :)

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such a severe sunburn :P :P :P

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After the full moon beach I got to the other side of the Island, to the so called Sunset Beach….that beach was sooo amazing…

but to get there I had to cross some boardwalks that were not in their best shape..

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just down the road and then I might be there…IMG_6091 IMG_6107 IMG_6097

and there it is … Sunset Beach :)

almost no people and best sand in Thailand

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This is by far the best place I have seen in Thailand…

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beautiful nature, sand and awesome boardwalk on this site of the island…best place for meditation I guess..

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this is btw, the beach I ended up running in the evening :)

and when you go to the far end of the boardwalk you will come here..

now the category me as the:

THE WINNER!

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THE FLYER!IMG_6302

THE JUMPER!IMG_6333

THE HIGH JUMPER!IMG_6346

THE MAN WHO CAN MAKE FIREBOLTS!IMG_6343

soooo back to the beach and try to find a nearby view point over the area..

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a little bit hiking and avoiding the killer animals..

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I eventually got up here…

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since I had to fight me a way through the jungle…and 10000 mosquitoes bit me, it was time to get a shower…/ Swim

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at the beach I found some guy who just completed his training for the upcoming full moon party…

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without bothering him too much…I went to the peer..

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awesome place for doing sunset shots…

but after the sunset shot it happened…my camera broke!!!

The shutter button does not work anymore…So from now on there will only be cellphone and underwater cam pics…FUCK IT! and Canon refuses to repair electronics abroad :/

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bye bye high quality pics…

next up…hiking the island..

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