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Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Watch out for the urchin


Friends and I went island-hopping last year. My phone was changing indications of where we were several times. Names are difficult to read, much less remember. The main island where we hopped from is called Koh Chang or Elephant island.


We went to five islets each taking about 15 minutes to reach. In a stop one of my friends encountered a sea urchin. They say a pee would cure the sting. I don't know if it's true.

Another thing I heard about urchins is they could sense and would crawl towards human presence. Probably for more prickly attention?

Although sometimes paradise has a price, the sky was blue, the sun was shining, the weather perfect and the breeze was just what our city-dwelling lungs needed. All is well.

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13 comments:

Sylvia K said...

What a gorgeous place and I love the color of the water!! Terrific captures! Don't know if I'd want to meet an urchin face to face, but does make for fun reading! Have a great week!

Sylvia

Lesley said...

the water looks so clear. (all the better for seeing those urchins!)

ewok1993 said...

the water is so inviting. so blue. so beautiful.

Indrani said...

Feel like having a dip there, may be a splash too. :)

Cacai M. said...

Ay lami^ kaau na'ng meat sa sea urchin but indeed lala pod og matunok tah..

By thew ay Haze, homana diay nko ni og add sa akong BlogRoll sa akong blog: http://www.myjourney-being-mommy.com/ sidebar. Am from BB diay. :)) Will message pod did2 na human na nko og i-add. HOpe u do the same. muahhh!

Rajesh said...

Beautiful island, very picturesque.

Anya said...

I wish I could jump in there
LOL
Looks really cool Hazel :-)

ñOCO Le bOLO said...


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Regina said...

Wow beautiful island!

Ai KaiRui Liu said...

Visiting from My World Tuesday

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my entry's here:
http://kc2009.blogspot.com/2011/03/escapar-una-isla-hermosa.html

Ai KaiRui Liu said...

Visiting from My World Tuesday

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my entry's here:
http://kc2009.blogspot.com/2011/03/escapar-una-isla-hermosa.html

Walk in New York said...

cela donne envie d'aller plonger une tete ;)

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Andrea said...

Hi, looks like you have been into fascinating trips also. I've just been to Siquijor last weekend, fantastic too.