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230305 North Point 4
MARCH 2023 OVERVIEW We are island hopping south from Khao Lak, Thailand through the Andaman Sea to Langkawi Island, Malaysia. Our first stop was Ko Lanta. Our second stop was Koh Mook: … our final stop is Ko Lipe … EXCHANGE RATE The currency in Thailand is the Baht (or the ‘THB’). I will refer to them as THBs. At the time of writing, the exchange rates for the major currencies were: US$1 EU€1 GB£1 Published Wholesale Rate 34.24 36.66 41.40 Actual Exchange Rate (Wise Debit Card) 34.00 36.40 41.11 Actual Exchange Rate (Typical Credit Card) 33.21 35.56 40.16 Actual […]

Ko Lipe – Thailand – Information


OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2022: OVERVIEW: Due to COVID-19, I have spent the last 2 years in either ‘lockdown’ or ‘hiding from restrictions’. From March to July 2020, I was in ‘lockdown’ on Phuket Island, Thailand: Patong Posts From July to September 2020, I was ‘keeping my head down’ on the Red Sea in Egypt: Hurghada Posts. From September 2020 to January 2021, I did the same in Dalyan, Turkey: Dalyan Posts. I made 3 attempts to leave Turkey for Central America: The first 2 attempts via the USA failed through COVID related ‘Acts of God’ … I got no refund […]

Gili Trawangan – Indonesia – Getting There