This was a feisty barracuda which gave Jamie a run for his money when he took the hook out. But it was worth it for the smiling thank yous we received from our military patrol crew when we gave it to them.
We get lucky with the wind, Liz gets lucky with the fishing and Jamie tries to get lucky at a sexy beach party.
Liz rediscovers her fishing mojo when she lands a skipjack tuna for dinner, while Jamie does his best Millie impression by jumping about with excitement.
Jamie didn’t like the darkening skies, so he took a look at the forecast to discover some big weather coming in from the west. Fishing vessels, large and small, arrived from deeper water, dropping noisy anchor chain and crowding into the anchorage behind Ko Tarutao’s high hills. He told the others to prepare themselves for some potential big winds.
We arrived back at beautiful Ko Rok, the same point where we had broken the passage on our way north from Langkawi. It was as serene and scenic as we remembered and this time we were able to quickly find our old mooring buoy and get settled for the night. Within minutes Liz had the fishing line over the side…
Next time you turn the tap on for a glass of water, to have a bath or make a coffee, enjoy the ease of that simple act. In our latest episode we explain why it can take us over two hours to do the same.
Checking in is easy in Ao Chalong, with harbour master, customs and immigration in three rooms next to each other. The whole process took 15 minutes, considerably faster than finding water.