Hiding from a Million Mosquitos in Koh Tao
Trip Start Dec 28, 2010
28Trip End Mar 31, 2011
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A great first night and we were all excited about our next day sunbathing. At 6am I was woken by thunderous rumblings in the sky above and then the crashing of rain on our roof. I'd experienced tropical storms before in hot humid climates and thought it would clear out soon. Unfortunately it rained for most of the day at some points very heavily. Hoping it would brighten up the next day I had a good sort through my backpack and had a nice pamper day.
It was still overcast but no rain on Monday so rather than waste a day we decided to climb to the top of a viewpoint nearby. The guide said about 30 minutes which seemed fine. What the guide didn't say was that it took you through jungle terrain where a million mosquitoes lay in wait to attack us. Despite several large helpings of deet later Paul’s legs resembled a join the dot puzzle so we gave up and headed back down to the hotel. Michelle and I decided to walk further to the 2 best beaches on Koh Tao Mae Head and Sairee Beach.