James Bond Island, Thailand


Outside of Phuket are a lot of little beaches, caves, and James Bond Island.  James Bond Island has a Thai name but I can’t remember it- the Bond movie from 1974, The Man with the Golden Gun was filmed here.  But before we get there we are overheating and need to swim.  A little sandy beach for us.

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The water is so warm.  It was refreshing but you could just walk right out into it without even a little shiver.

Then we rode by some interesting rock formations and stalactites (I was impressed I remembered what to call them- score for the science nerd!)

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This guy looks like he is naked kayaking under the stalactites, coming out of a sea cave.

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Then it was our turn to paddle through the sea caves.  But we were a lazy bunch and paid the Thai guys to paddle for us.

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Hello! I think our paddler is camera shy.

Going through the cave.

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Some of my tour buddies sipping on a coconut.

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I prefer Coca Cola Light.

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Twin Peaks (giggle)

Lunch was on a floating village.

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Very random.

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Colorful boats.  We made it to lunch just in time for it to start pouring down rain.  Technically it is no longer rainy season as of November 1 but there are still daily downpours that last a few minutes here and there.

Finally we made it to James Bond Island:

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This woman got stuck in the mud.  4 guys in our group had to go and help her out.  I’m a bad person because I laughed and took pictures but the woman was laughing too so it’s okay.

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This is me not walking into the mud.

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Last night we went out in Phuket.  It was like New Orleans on crack.  More on that soon.

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