Phuket | Phang Nga Bay & James Bond Island

    June 30, 2017

    Phuket | Phang Nga & James Bond Island

    We normally try to avoid tourist hotspots, but in Phuket it’s practically unavoidable. At some point, you’re sure to find yourself on a potentially crowded boat headed to either Phi Phi Island or to James Bond Island in Phang Nga Bay. Once you arrive, you’ll be dumped off on an over-crowded beach with a million other tourists taking millions of selfies of the exact same thing.

    In other words, Phuket is in many ways a victim of its own beauty.

    Like the boat loads of tourists before and after us, we set out on a day trip to explore the stunningly beautiful – and well-traveled – Phang Nga Bay. 

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