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The Great San Blas Adventure: Part 2

We watched the plane that we were supposed to be on fly away. As it flew over us we waved our arms as if we were stuck on a deserted island.

In a way we were. With one plane a day, which is usually full, there was no guarantee we could get off the island any time soon. We looked to our canoe driver for guidance.

He stammered something in Spanish. I wasn't sure exactly what it was, but it certainly wasn't an apology. He turned the canoe around and headed for Rio Sidra. Rio Sidra is the "big" island of the chain, but that's relative.

Longtail Boat

On The Nosy Moth

Longtail Boat, by Suprada on Flickr.

Longtail Boat, Tup Island, Thailand.

We decided to try Deep water Soloing in Thailand. The boat picked us up from West Railay Beach. We went to one island for DWS, and then at lunch stopped at Tup Island. One can also visit this island on a 4 island speed boat tour of the islands.

The blue, clear, warm water under the blue sky - that was a beautiful day in a beautiful place. Now I know what they mean by tropical paradise.

Technical Details: Camera: Canon Powershot G9 Exposure: f/5.6 at 1/500s ISO: 80 Flash: Off WB: Daylight

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