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Posts tagged Ko Tao

Thailand: Murder in the Land of Smiles in The Diplomat

The country’s tourism sector is taking a hit following a high-profile murder case and a bungled police response. My report in last week’s The Diplomat.

(Deutsch) Die 2. Auflage meines CT Angkor und Siem Reap erscheint heute

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Troubled Waters – Sharks at risk off Ko Tao, Thailand

7am, Sai Daeng Beach, Ko Tao, Thailand. The tourists are still slumbering peacefully in their bungalows and the reef in front of the beach lies placid. It’s not much of a reef, most of the coral has died – blame unregulated tourism and global warming. But here I am, quietly swimming out into the warm, […]

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