Tag: Koh Phangan

Full Moon Party?

It’s been several days since the full moon party. I was feeling a tad peaky this past while, not to mention incredibly lazy: a relatively recent development in my hangovers. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: those party buckets are poison, nothing short of it. Now I’m in the mood to muse,…




The Calm Before the Storm

Today we awoke early. This is part of the master plan. Going to full moon parties is like going into battle. One must prepare accordingly. After all, we’re not twenty two any more. We eschewed alcohol last night, partook of a hearty feast consisting of an all you can eat seafood barbeque (160 baht), and…




Journey, Railay – Koh Phangan

The trip from Railay beach to Koh Phangan (the island of the full moon party) cost 750 baht. This included a short long-tail haul from Railay to a pier that I’d rather not attempt to spell, several bus rides across the peninsula with the obligatory hour or so wait between changes in transport, and finally…