A few weeks ago, Sharon, (our daughter) wrote a travel blog naming her perfect beaches around the world and asked for suggestions of others. We found our perfect beach on Ko Samet. Ao Nuan. Picture this!
White powdery sand in a crescent shape bay that gently shelves into an aqua marine warm sea that's backed by dense jungle vegetation. Either side of the bay, rocks become coral as they reach beneath the water. Teems of colourful fish swim all around. When you tire of admiring the coral and fish, lay in the dappled shade of a palm tree and watch the huge colourful butterflies fluttering about. Eat lunch in the rustic little bar that’s hidden discreetly in the trees whilst watching the waves gently lap the shore.
Perfect? We thought so.
One of the downsides to Ko Samet is the huge population of mangy dogs that roam freely. Fortunatly they haven’t discovered this little gem.
We both travelled and worked in Spain, which is where we first met, back in 1971. Things back then were quite different, no plastic card banking or internet to smooth the way.
Our travels were put on hold for a few years whilst we brought up our two children. They now spend large chunks of their life exploring the world.
In in our mid to late 50's we decided it was time we took up travelling again and this time write our own travel blog. Hope it can compete with the younger generations.
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