Tag Archive: beach

Santa Marta, Colombia: beaches and scuba diving 

Santa Marta is a town east of Cartagena still along the beach. It took just under 5 hours from Cartagena in a mini van through Barranquilla. Once I arrived, it was late but I managed to find my hostel using map.me. My hostel wasn’t in the centre but to be honest,…
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La Boquilla beach, Cartagena

La Boquilla beach is situated about 5km east of the historical centre in Cartagena. It’s easy to get there, see Cartagena’s historical centre and transport, Colombia. It takes around 15 minutes but definitely worth the effort because in my opinion, it’s one of the best beaches in Cartegena. I was…
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A relaxing day in Fiji

Today was an extremely low key day because I needed a day of relaxing and sleep before starting my tour around Fiji. Lazily, I abandoned my bed just to do the short walk to the beach and lay on my towel in the sun. It was a glorious day with…
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Hervey bay, Australia: walks and beaches

There wasn’t too much to do in Hervey Bay so I’m glad I only stopped here for one day. I arrived early evening, where the hostel picked me up. The place I was staying was a small family run place with a great atmosphere and look but not may travellers….
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Koh Phi Phi, Thailand: views, beaches and crazy nightlife

  The following day, I woke up around 5.30am so I could start my long journey to Koh Phi Phi: mini van, ferry, coach, car, mini van, ferry. It was an uneventful journey, except meeting a British guy, who was a little strange, but it made the time go quicker….
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Quick stop to Koh Samui, Thailand: friends and beaches

Once I arrived in Surathani, I boarded a ship at 6am to cruise across to Koh Samui, which is one of the largest island on East coast of Thailand. I have been there a few times before and it’s not my favourite island as I think there are more beautiful…
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Koh Samui: same place, different time

Feeling absolutely exhausted, we mounted onto the ferry towards Koh Samui. This trip on Koh Samui was similar to the one I did about a month earlier. As I had raved about some specific beach huts on the island before deciding to join them on the island, I ended up…
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Koh Phangan: motorbikes and beach

With our alarms waking us early and one of the girls feeling awful, we awaited our ride to the port. A couple sat next to M, which was unfortunate as she was throwing up throughout the journey in the van. Bobbing along in the ferry, we soon arrived to our…
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Travelling to Koh Samui: beach and bars

  Three of us decided to take a trip down to some of the islands as we had a few day before Songram started, which we wanted to celebrate with our group.  After heading to a night market in Hua Hin, we took a tuk tuk to the train station. Anxious…
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