We grabbed a kayak in West Railay, put our valuables in our dry sack and shoved off for adventure. With a bit of paddling, we were in the middle of the bay looking back on Railay as we did when we first arrived by longtail. It’s easy to forget the scale of everything here until you take a step back.
We plotted our course as we paddled. Our plan was to paddle from Railay West Beach around to Phra Nang Beach, land the boat and take a swim.
After hooking around the rocks, beaching the boat and taking a swim, we decided our next move would be to kayak between the two massive carsts off Phra Nang Beach. Getting between the rocks was a little tricky, but once we were the current carried us the rest of the way through.
Again, we were reminded of the scale of these limestone formations. It’s difficult to capture in any medium besides memory.
Breakfast in Railay East. Beach in Railay West. This is the start to most days until we get hungry enough for lunch.
Around mid-afternoon we retreat back to our bungalow and open all the windows to escape the heat. Afternoons generally consist of relaxing on the porch, taking a nap, reading, writing or laundry.