I was nodding off at the bar of Banana's Tacos while waiting for my transport to the Phuket pier from which my boat tour departed. I started to wonder whether I'd have the physical energy to enjoy the tour. Finally, with some phone support from the hotel staff, a taxi arrived an hour late to pick me up. I was the last to arrive on the boat, and we zoomed off in beautiful waters.
The speed boat could hold 50 people, however we lucked out with about half that many. There were young guys from
The efficiency of the tour amazed me. The Thai tourism industry seems to operate with military precision (save forgetting to pick me up earlier in the morning). The highlight of the tour through Phag-Nga bay is a visit to Khao Tapoo, aka
After our photo session of
By the time we got to
Arriving back at Banana's Tacos, I felt good about the day's tour and my health. After spending two weeks on Patong, when my intention had been two days, I knew I had to take a leap of faith and leave at some point. Time was running out on my second month.
It was time to see the much lauded Koh Phi Phi Don.