From the moment we landed in Bali we felt this sense of calm wash over us. There was a different kind of energy here- something much more relaxed and peaceful than that of Thailand. You could even tell from the nature of the Balinese people as they are always seen smiling and so relaxed and happy it made us feel so welcome!
Ready to move on from Koh Samui to explore some more of Thailand we booked our ferry boat the morning before we were due to leave (as no one seems to book more than a day out). What we were blissfully unaware of (until our landlady questioned us) was that there was a big tropical storm headed straight for us and that numerous boats were being “grounded” for the next 3 days in preparation for “Pabuk”.
Our first few days in Thailand were a bit of a blur… I think we consumed more Pad Thai than anyone could possibly imagine. Half the reason we came to Thailand was to get to experience authentic Thai cuisine to our hearts content and boy did we ever! I do promise it’s not the only things we did while in Ko Samui… read on to find out more….