Kuala Lumpur~Ao Nang~Khao Lak~Ko Samui~Hat Yai

Discussion in 'South Thailand Road Trip Reports' started by rob7711, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. rob7711

    rob7711 Ol'Timer

    This was a ride my buddy jerry and I made from 22 to 28/7/2011 ... a beach resort ride you might say. This ride's itinery was Ao Nang, Khao Lak, Ko Samui, Hat Yai and then back to Kuala Lumpur. We left Kuala Lumpur around 1:00am and headed up the North South Expressway and arrived at Changlun around 5:00am where we stopped at our usual coffee shop/forex exchange for our breakfast, immigration and customs forms and of course bike insurance. We made the border crossing around 6:30am as there was few in the queue and it being a Friday at that the crossing was pretty painless (and also no overtime paid!). Our route took us to Phattalung, turning off to Trang and then heading towards Krabi and arriving at Ao Nang around 4:00pm.

    This will not be a detailed and narrated ride report. Suffice to say that the routes taken on this ride has pretty much been well documented. Road conditions were excellent as is generally the case barr the usual hazards of stray animals and the usual. So on with the pics then ...

    Ao Nang

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    A day ride to Krabi town ...

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    Back to Ao Nang and its beaches ...

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  3. rob7711

    rob7711 Ol'Timer

    Khao Lak

    Khao Lak main street ...

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    The view of the police boat and its tragic tale ...

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    Views of Khao Lak's beach ...

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    A very decent priced hotel at 600 baht (low season rate)

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  4. rob7711

    rob7711 Ol'Timer

    Ko Samui

    At Raja Pier, Don Sak waiting for the ferry to arrive ...

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    While enroute to Ko Samui .....

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    On Ko Samui's Chaweng Beach main street ...

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    Mobile bar ... interesting

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    Of course the beach ...

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    View of Chaweng Beach from a lookout point ...

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    Elephant Rock ...

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  5. rob7711

    rob7711 Ol'Timer

    Ko Samui contd

    The infamous Grandfather and Grandmother rocks ....

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    Friendly lass tending the nearby bar ...

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    At the Big Buddha site ...

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    East meets west ...

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    Night street scenes along Chaweng Beach main street and night market ...

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  6. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Thanks for the pix & contribution. :thumbup:
     
  7. rob7711

    rob7711 Ol'Timer

    I am not much of a scribe and my yarn will probably put the reader into an unconscious state faster than a bunch of sleeping pill. Hopefully the pics will tell the story for me. Cheers!
     
  8. burnjr

    burnjr Ol'Timer

    thanks for sharing a nice pic rob rgds to jerryfish
     
  9. rob7711

    rob7711 Ol'Timer

    Thanks bro for your compliments. When we gonna ride together bro? Selamat berpuasa dan ramadhan kareem!
     
  10. tehsk30

    tehsk30 Ol'Timer

    Nice write up n photos....me...planning khao lak ride.....:)
     

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