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The Islands of Phi Phi and Krabi

Because there are so many islands in the Krabi/ Phi Phi area, we have decided only to show a few pictures and give a short description of the ones we thought was worth mentioning.
Maya Bay was probably the beach we had been looking forward to the most, as it is famous from the movie “The Beach” with Leonardo Di Caprio. The beach itself was not less magnificent than in the movies, but it was the circumstances made the visit disappointing. The beach was overcrowded with boats carrying over eager tourists running around with cameras, just like us.
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An island the Thai people seemed very proud of was their chicken island. When we passed this island, we were told a few chicken jokes while we got to snap a couple of photos of this funny shaped island.
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Poda island got a full score from us, as the beach was much less crowded, with pearl white sand and a huge rock standing in the middle of the water in front of it. Here there was only one hotel, and a a small beach restaurant. At the beach you could also buy freshly grilled corn on the cob with ice cold beverages of your choice.

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Coming from what we thought was the land of the most beautiful fjords (Norway) we were proven otherwise when entering the Blue Lagoon, part of the Phi Phi Leh. Here the green covered mountain walls went straight into the clear turquoise water, with small steams of fish following every move of the boat.

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Tup Island (we just called them the twin islands) are two small islands connected to each other with a small sand bar. The path between the two, seems almost invisible, as it is covered with only 2-3 centimeters of water.

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Phi Phi and Krabi, on the West coast, have some of the most beautiful beaches in Thailand, so if this is what you are looking for, you can be sure to find something you will like.