We strated the trip from Ko Phangan to Ko Samui witha share taxi from Mai Pen Rai to Thong Sala. It was a very fanny brand new jeep 4×4 which looked very expensive for a small set of huts on a beach. I am not sure how one pays for that at 200Bht a ride.
We arrived in Thong Sala at 10:30 and the boat to Ko Samui was not leaving until 12:30 so we lugged our bags around town, checked out the stores and Harold got a haircut.
We took a ferry to Na Thon pier on Ko Samui. As soon as we got off the boat we were surrounded by people trying to sell us rides in private taxis. We held out for a share taxi and got a ride to Chawang beach for 100Bht. As usual the taxi driver had to call the hotel to find out…
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