Boryeong Beach ~ Swimming in October, Noraebang and Seafood

Scraping the last bits out of summer before the Korean fall arrives with chilly mornings and crunchy leaves underfoot, we dashed down to Boryeong. At Daechon beach, we find (as far as I know) one of the only beaches on the West Sea that isn’t just a large tide-pool. Continue reading “Boryeong Beach ~ Swimming in October, Noraebang and Seafood”

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Island Sunsets, Sand, Love, Cat

On the islands of the West coast of Thailand, sunsets are a quiet reminder that time is actually still passing despite the slow pace of your day. There were some really spectacular views over the ocean, as if the sun was bleeding into the water. We got lucky with really good weather, cloudy and sunny with morning or midnight showers. It’s never easy to leave paradise.

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Not all the sand was so coarse. Phuket’s beaches were so fine they made a squeak when you walked.

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This is one of our favorite sunset pictures together.

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Our only beachside hotel was here in Phuket. We swam in the rain and ran home wet in bathing suits receiving stares from the locals in jackets and boots.

 

And of course, this lovely little cat who followed us all the way up our extremely steep stairs to hang out with us.

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The Simple Beauty of Sunsets

Otres Beach provided a few wonderful sunsets. Here is a small sample of slowing life down by watching the steady pace of the sun move into the next hemisphere.

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There was also a lightning storm way out on the horizon on my last night.