So, I arrived in Koh Phagnan Wednesday night after leaving Melbourne at 1am Wednesday morning and arriving in Kuala Lumpur at 6:30. At 11:30, after sending out my email about the Global Yogi Community, I got a flight to Surat Thani, on the Thai peninsula and the jump off point for the islands of Koh Phagnan, Koh Samui and Koh Tao.
I have had a feeling for a long time that I needed to come back and visit Koh Phagnan for some time now. And I finally surrendered to this feeling, and booked my ticket and well, here I am.
As soon as I got onto the big slow boat here from the Surat Thani pier, I felt I was on my way home. This island feels like home to me. As as the boat motored gently across the waters I was slowly lulled to sleep by the rocking motion over the waves. Surrounded by backpackers and Thai people, I remembered the last time that I had been here, back in 2013, a few months after I had been here with my amour fou, the lover I thought was the man-of-my-dreams. The one who I waved goodbye to from the boat when I was heading off to Bali after two very short weeks with him, uncertain of our future but with the feeling that had to continue on my journey to go to the Bali Spirit Festival. READ MORE