January - February 2017
  • Day17

    dem walls - pt II

    February 15, 2017 in Thailand ⋅ ⛅ 23 °C

    on our second day we start early again at 1-2-3,
    afterwards we hike on to phra nang beach (beautiful, but rather crowded - compared to the rest of the area)
    at the end of the beach we take a short stroll through the jungle to reach another wall to climb -
    but, regretfully, without the guidebook at hand i can't seem to remember it's name - shame on me!
    since our utter lack of training has our fingers and muscles hurting by early afternoon, we spend the rest of the day swimming and relaxing....
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  • Day15

    climbing railay

    February 13, 2017 in Thailand ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    first steps!

    we get up early (to avoid the "climbing jams" happening due to the various climbing schools around the peninsula) and throughout the day we visit 3 spots:

    the 1-2-3-wall
    the daimond cave wall
    the eagle wall

    at the last one i attempt a nerly 30m-pitch after an intense day and fail about 3m from the top -
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  • Day14

    moving to tonsai

    February 12, 2017 in Thailand ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C

    after another hotel-breakfast (this time with eggs!) we take a taxi to ao nang beach, where we embark in a boat to tonsai - this time taking the direct trip to avoid having to carry our luggage over the hill through the jungle...

    we move into our bungalow (jungle hut or paasook) and spend a rather lazy first day settling in, reading in our hammocks and taking a stroll around, gaining first glimpses if the walls and routes we plan to climb in the next several days.
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  • Day11

    delicious vietnamese food

    February 9, 2017 in Thailand ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    after a awesome but tiring walk to the park
    (and a well deserved foot massage)
    we meet soamsiri for extremely tasty dinner in e m quarter

  • Day10

    dinner with friends

    February 8, 2017 in Thailand ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    together with chris, we visit the ruen mallika - royal thai cuisine.

    here we meet up with some of his friends:
    constantin & waew, dominik & bong, mike & yassemine, and stefan (i'm incredibly embarresed i forgott his girlfriends name :/ )

    after a delicious (and expensive 😮) dinner we go for craftbeer at the 3 bears...
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