Having checked out of Malaysia we make the 25 mile hop to beautiful Ko Lipe, where we find clichéd azure seas, white sand beaches and, most importantly, fish for Millie.
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We loved Telaga but it was time to move on and enjoy one last chance to take in the fantastic sunsets over that mountain range before an early start next morning.
The seas were pretty flat so we motor-sailed all the way.
Still, we got to play with our new Zeus B&G navigation system, which we shall be writing about at a later date.
Dropping the hook on the north side
Ko Lipe is part of the Adang-Rawi archipelago, also known as the Butang Islands. It didn’t take long for us to relax after dropping the hook between Ko Lipe and Adang, opposite Sunset Beach.
Liz practices her fishing skills, which Millie appreciates.
We take the dinghy ashore to Sunset Beach.
During the day Sunset Beach is a fairly quiet spot as the tourists only descend upon this place at… guess when?
Jungle and Walking Street
The two main beaches are divided by jungle and a small network of roads locally known as Walking Street. It takes just fifteen minutes to walk between the two, taking you over the hill past the tourist shops and onto the other side towards Sunrise Beach. Whichever path you take, you’re guaranteed shade by some beautiful tropical plants.
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