Our flight landed on time at Suvarnabhumi Airport, but the lines at immigration were insanely long. When we emerged from the terminal onto the walkway to the parking structure, the heat didn’t seem so bad. By the time I was in full sun, and full humidity, the memories flooded back. I will need more bottled water.
I like to tell people I’m repeating my January 2006 trip. But that wasn’t so different from the January 2005 trip, and really is just a longer version of my January 2010 trip. So actually this is my fourth journey down the Andaman coast for days of snorkeling and nights of feasting. Does this slender peninsula really merit so much attention: 15 weeks of my life?