Koh Chang Day 19


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February 14th 2013
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Day 19. This morning we spotted a beautiful kingfisher in the trees, see photo, followed by a frog falling out of the folds of a sun parasol. It must be a climber to get up the pole, but why it wanted to sleep in a parasol is anybody's guess.

After breakfast a splinter group set off to find the village fishing port. Down by the temple (wat) we found a cluster of buildings on stilts either side of a concrete jetty leading to the fishing fleet which was all in port as night fishing is the norm. A few inhabitants were mending and coiling their nets, but no fish to be bought.

Lunch today was at Saffron on the sea, several whole fish being served with a glass of sauvignon blanc or beer.

Returning home we plunged into the pool as today has been one of our hottest at 35C and then we watched the sun set.


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.....on another day.


14th February 2013

Koh chang
I have really enjoyed your Koh Chang blog--one of my favorite places.. thanks!!
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14th February 2013

Hard Work Gardening !!
Looks very relaxing! With portions like that fish lunch its no wonder the dog doesn't look under nurished. Thomas is also relaxing in front of the fire, looking forward to your return x
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15th February 2013

Thomas
Not long now Thomas ... enjoy your 1st birthday with Mocha
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14th February 2013

That fish looks a bit grumpy. Were there any one-eyed toads or frogs? I'd have liked to watch you getting onto that lilo!x
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15th February 2013

lilo ...
Quite a competition on who could get on to it ... Norm did good !! oh yes...found a palm tree with your name on it !!!
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