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Longtail Boats of Southern Thailand

‘Longtail’ boats, or reua hang yao as they are called in Thai, operate through the Southern Thai Islands. The design concept dates back hundreds of years and is closely related to the design style of the boats of the Moken (‘Sea Gypsy’) people who originated further south in what is now Malaysia. There has, though, been one big …

Hotels in East

Thong Nai Pan Noi Probably the best beach on Koh Phangan which explains why the top 4 resorts on the Island are located here. As well as the luxury resorts clustered on the beach there are some mid range and budget resort. There is also a small village with some independent bars and restaurants that offer an alternative to more expensive food and drink …
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