The sand is still soft and the water still clear and warm - no wonder there are hoards of tourists who want to spend their precious holiday time here.
|3 rows of lounge chairs crammed side by side the full length of Kata Beach|
|We took a canoe ride around some smaller bays and islands in the area.|
|The speed boats in the forefront is what we were on and the longboats|
in the distance is what I rode on during my last tour to the floating island.
Amazing Race fans may recall this playing field on the
floating island as a pit stop from last season.
|Outside the Grand Palace|
|A friendly woman at the market giving us|
samples of some herbs and spices.
|The flower market|