Thai houses & huts

 

Koh Phangan

IMG_6021

20150128-173300.jpg

IMG_5910

20150109-132458.jpg

img_8570

daeng bungalow

jungle2

IMG_1756

2147234

IMG_1502

bungalow1

I always had a thing for Thai houses/huts. They come in so many different kind of styles and shapes. They might be basic & simple but so cute and creative and functional. Love them.

Lunch @ the River Restaurant 🐟

What a nice day… 

Started out with the lovely oldstyle outdoor Gym.

     

 Then catched up with some good friends.

Then had a really nice lunch with the guys by the River. That restaurant is fantastic with its beautiful settings and good food. 👌🏻

  
   

  

  
  

  
  

  
  

 

Now off on a Beach walk with Cissi while watching the sun set.

Shakes and Sunset @ Sandy Beach Bar

IMG_5452 - Copy IMG_5456 - Copy IMG_5453 - Copy IMG_5450 - Copy IMG_5455 - CopyIMG_4920

A good place to relax and watch the Sunset, have a shake and eat right on the Beach. They also have really tasty Pizza! Give it a try if you are in Khanom.

Natural Waterfall Bliss

IMG_5581 - Copy IMG_5574 - Copy IMG_5582 - Copy IMG_5576 - Copy IMG_5580 - Copy IMG_5584 - Copy IMG_5578 - Copy IMG_5579 - Copy IMG_5572 - Copy IMG_5586 IMG_5577 - Copy IMG_5585 - Copy

IMG_5771 IMG_5767 IMG_5766 IMG_5765 IMG_5757 IMG_5762 IMG_5770 IMG_5763 IMG_5764 IMG_5761

This is my favourite Waterfall hidden in the Jungle 10 min outside Khanom. Sometimes I enjoy to swim here even more than at the Beach, cause this water is so fresh cold and clean. Like it best in the late afternoon when the Sun sets and cast beautiful rays through the Jungle and make the most amazing reflections on the water. The feeling to float around there in the green water and lissen to the pouring falls and the animals/insect making their Jungle-sounds is so special. Its like a Natural Spa. A must try if you visit Khanom! ;)

FreeSpiritLeather B A G S

freespiritleather1

freespiritleather4

freespiritleather2 freespiritleather6 freespiritleather7 freespiritleather5 freespiritleather9 freespiritleather3 freespiritleather10 freespiritleather8

Which one is your favourite?

Coconut Bliss 🌴🌴🌴

20150421-213353.jpg

20150421-213320.jpg

20150421-213432.jpg

20150421-220129.jpg

20150421-220617.jpg

20150421-221232.jpg

20150421-221512.jpg

20150421-221652.jpg

20150421-221839.jpg

20150421-222233.jpg

20150421-223933.jpg

20150421-223954.jpgI do <3 Coconut trees, so nice to have them in the garden for an extra exotic feel and to be able to drink a fresh young Coconut whenever feel like it. Luxury!

C A M P I N G * adventure * Thailand

Thinking back to one of our nicest Camping adventures in Khanom this season.

IMG_5544IMG_5525  IMG_5530IMG_5526

20150202-123957.jpg 20150202-123823.jpg

IMG_5513 IMG_5514 IMG_5489 IMG_5492 IMG_5499 IMG_5502 IMG_5507 IMG_5518 IMG_5521 IMG_5543 IMG_5549 IMG_5458 IMG_5461 IMG_5462 IMG_5476 IMG_5477 IMG_550620150202-123722.jpg 20150202-123621.jpgWe started out @ Thong Node Beach and then switched over to Thong Ching Beach for the last night. Amazing time with good friends and little Cissi. Looking forward for us all to be at the same place (back in Khanom) again so we can add more pages to the ”Camping Diaries”. <3

 

A beautiful sunset in Sichon✨

We went to this pretty place twice down @ Sichon, its so perfect for a Sunset Lover like myself..

20150414-193214.jpg

20150414-193245.jpg

20150414-193436.jpg

20150414-193459.jpg

20150414-193522.jpg

20150414-193556.jpg

20150414-193642.jpg

20150414-193706.jpg

20150414-193728.jpg

20150414-193800.jpg

20150414-193837.jpg

20150414-193907.jpg

20150414-193948.jpg

20150414-194004.jpg This spot is now on my top 10 list of the most beautiful places I’ve seen in Thailand!

Camping @ Koh Wang Nok, Khanom Part:1

So our trip started out from Jungle Roots Bar @ Kwang Pao Beach where we gathered 9.am to load all our stuff into the longtail boat. The boat ride out to Koh Wang Nok then took 30-40 min, the Sea was just perfect and still with no waves in sight.

IMG_2340

IMG_2337

Our friend brought his little puppy dog  FoFo aswell so Cissi had a friend to play with. :)

IMG_2338  IMG_2342

Outside Jungle Roots Bar, Kwang Pao Beach, Khanom.

IMG_2343

As I had been to Koh Wang Nok before, one time last year I thought it was a good idea to go to the West side of the Island where ”P’Sua”(Tiger) aka Robinson lives. He is the caretaker of the Island and stays there permanently with his 3 dogs and random fishermen who dock there from time to time.

IMG_2499 IMG_2346 IMG_2489

P’Sua was happy to see us and the gifts we came bearing. But he was a little bit concerned over that we brought our two dogs cause one of his pitbulls would kill them in a second he said. And we believed him and decided to set up our Camp as far away from his house as possible(200m:). He kept his dog in a chain the whole weekend for our safety. So no problem, and the other two dogs of his was super friendly.

IMG_2384 IMG_2347 IMG_2350 IMG_2354

We found a good spot for our tents and then we just enjoyed the Island.

Swimming, Sunbathing, Shellhunts, Fishing, Rafting, Trekking, Music & Drinks etc.

A nice, relaxing good Day! :)

IMG_2374 IMG_2491

IMG_2353 IMG_2355 IMG_2359 IMG_2361 IMG_2364 IMG_2366 IMG_2385 IMG_2387 IMG_2390 IMG_2394 IMG_2395 IMG_2399 IMG_2402 IMG_2403 IMG_2412

IMG_2409

Our first evening we had a great time going around with the raft in the glittery water. The Sunset was beautiful and we ate superfresh fish bbq, drank and enjoyed ourselves under the Stars. <3

Oh take me back to this beautiful untouched Island! Im starting to realize more and more that luxury isn’t expensive hotels, fancy cars & gold and diamonds.. At least not for me! For me it is places like this Island where you can be alone on a white beach, swim in the clear water and enjoy unspoiled nature and life in the Sea as you hardly don’t see it anymore. Feeling so blessed.

Good Camping BAD End!

IMG_2430

IMG_2336

IMG_2399

IMG_2346

So this Camping tour we went out to one of the Islands just outside Khanom and had an AMAZING time there!! So chilled and nice Island, Koh Wang Nok<3

Enjoyed myself a lot only sad that on the way back from the Island to Khanom in the Longtail boat a FREAKIN CENTIPEDE bit me! What are the odds on that? In a boat? :/ So the last days I had some severe pain, fever and a swollen face.. But today Im feeling much better! :)

Will post some more Camping pics in the near future.

Good Night..

The Hut @ Koh Lanta <3

IMG_6070 IMG_6004 IMG_6005 IMG_6006 IMG_6007 IMG_6008 IMG_6009 IMG_6010 IMG_6011 IMG_6012 IMG_6013 IMG_6014 IMG_6016 IMG_6017 IMG_6018 IMG_6020 IMG_6021 IMG_6051

When we went to Lanta we stayed @ ”The Hut” that is located next to the Klong Nin Beach. Just a cozy and perfect place to stay with a oldstyle Bamboo hut feeling. The owners and the staff are so friendly so it felt good to be back there for our third visit in 2 years.

Can’t wait to go back there again.. ;)

Overworked’ Elephant Collapses And Dies Under Tourists’ Weight

This makes me very upset. How can tourists ”not know” anymore? Show this smart, beautiful & special animals some RESPECT!

Elephantdies

Picture by : Flickr/Alex Valavanis

”The industry often takes young calves from their herds in the wild and subjects them to a painful ”breaking” process in which they are beaten until they obey their handlers.”

https://www.thedodo.com/overworked-elephant-dies-tourists-vietnam-1034958916.html?utm_source=int

http://www.responsibletravel.com/holidays/elephant-conservation/travel-guide

Sunset @ Dat Fa Mountain✨

20150305-175759.jpg

20150305-175821.jpg

20150305-175921.jpg

20150305-175932.jpg

20150305-175946.jpg

20150305-180027.jpg

20150305-180116.jpg

20150305-180212.jpg

20150305-180240.jpg

20150305-180307.jpg
From another great evening at Khanom’s beautiful Mountain, Dat Fa.

A good Moment <3

Two nights ago we went to Kwang Pao Beach (North Khanom) to eat @ one of the Seafood Restaurants there while watching the Sunset.

IMG_5904

It was such a nice and relaxing evening, pure magic! I live for those moments and trying to have one magic moment every day, why not!? ;)

M A R K E T

Har varit busy busy senaste veckan då jag och några vänner har organiserat och planerat vår egen lilla ”Khanom Crafts & Clothing Fair” =Marknad! ;)

På Marknaden sålde vi Mans handgjorda Väskor, Crochet hattar, Kakor, Teknik Prylar, Böcker, Nya & second hand kläder, Lyktor/Lampor, Kuddfodral, Smycken, Hoola Hoops och Prydnadsgrejer m.m.

Själv sålde jag min första handgjorda Väska, har gjort flera men aldrig sålt någon innan så det kändes roligt! :)

Khanomcraftsclothingmarket

IMG_5891 IMG_5890 IMG_5889 - Copy IMG_5888 IMG_5887 IMG_5859 IMG_5857 - Copy IMG_5855 IMG_5853

En mycket trevlig dag med besökare från bla. Tyskland, Canada, Usa, Finland, Norge, England, Frankrike, Sydafrika, Filippinerna, Italien, Ryssland, Holland och såklart Thailand & Sverige.

Det far vi snart göra om igen!