Nopparat Thara beach is the neighbour of Ao Nang beach. This place is not as busy, has less tourists shops and many more cheaper place where to enjoy Thai food. On the beach, during low tide, there is thousand of tiny crustaceans that we don’t even notice at first. This is not why we came here but that took most of my attention until the end of the day.
Krabi area > Ao Nang beach (3km, 15min)
Finally yesterday night we cycle very close to the beach. We stopped before it and found a field with some trees around. It was very quiet. This morning we cycle down the last few kilometres and understood very quickly that we reached a touristy area. Normally we would spend 30 to 40 baht for a breakfast. This morning, it was 150… Ouch!
Phetkasem road > Krabi area (52km, 3h)
Today we are going to reach Krabi and visit a temple positioned onto the summit of a rock. The temple is called “Tiger Cave temple”. The name comes from the tiger paw prints that a monk found here. Actually, we never seen that cave… Only the summit and the sunset. After that, we kept cycling towards Ao Nang beach which is the place from where we can visit different islands around. My 10$ budget will be hardly respected.
Trang area > Phetkasem road (75km, 4h20)
Thai people love spicy food. Fortunately, they often serve it with not too much hot chili in. If we want to suffer more we can :-) Today, we have been cycling one nice quiet roads, some more temples and different common animals. Nothing extraordinary but still very nice experience.
Thung Yao village > Trang area (70km, 4h)
Today we have crossed the city of Trang, the only medium size city between Satun and Krabi. We did not do anything particular expect finding another shopping mall to work on our mall. For lunch, we have been to a local street restaurant where they offered us the dessert. Nice :-)
Satun > Thung Yao village (105km, 6h)
First full day cycling in Thailand :-) The first big place with lots of activities to do and lots of things to see will be Krabi. For now we did not expect to spend too much money. We were lucky to discover there was a waterfall to visit and for free. It was a bit a detour from our main direction but the road was definitively much nicer. Let’s start the visit!