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Photos: New Year beach getaway

Post by buksida » Mon Jan 02, 2017 3:31 pm

Fed up with crowds and parties this year so decided to take the family on an old fashioned camping trip to a secluded little beach in Chumphon province to see in 2017. We loaded up the truck with supplies, kayak, paddle board, tents, barbecue, fishing rods and hit the road ...
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No people, no traffic, no phone signal, no wifi, no video games, no farcebook ... bliss! Happy New Year fellow travellers!
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Re: Photos: New Year beach getaway

Post by PeteC » Mon Jan 02, 2017 3:57 pm

Is that little blue roof bungalow a rental for those who don't want to rough it in a tent? :D Pete :cheers:
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Re: Photos: New Year beach getaway

Post by RCer » Mon Jan 02, 2017 4:06 pm

Very nice

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Post by buksida » Mon Jan 02, 2017 4:41 pm

prcscct wrote:Is that little blue roof bungalow a rental for those who don't want to rough it in a tent? :D Pete :cheers:
Yep, the bungalows were 500 baht so we just rented them to stop anyone else turning up on "our" beach. :mrgreen:
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Post by lomuamart » Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:00 pm

The sea looks rough. Swimming might have been an effort.
Love the waves bashing off the cliffs. Reminds me of Cornwall or The Outer Hebrides. Just a bit warmer!!

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Post by migrant » Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:42 pm

Next Year!
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Post by Peter1990 » Fri Jan 06, 2017 2:39 am

Very nice indeed! Did you stay one night or longer?
No wifi or internet... must have been tough, especially for the juniors :)

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Post by buksida » Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:43 am

Stayed two nights. No wifi/phone was the whole point of it!!
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Post by Stargeezer » Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:05 pm

Great pictures, you just proved again how nice it is to get away from it all.
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