I decide not to do any more scuba when I don’t feel safe or confident, so instead I circumnavigate the island by boat, stopping to snorkel in all the best bays.
We see all sorts of fish that swim right up to you and swarm around you. Eventually I’ll upload all the photos I took underwater with my waterproof camera, but for now can only post one taken on my mobile.
Between bays we spot a load of whales swimming and jumping and within minutes there’s a convoy of tourist boats chasing them. Very impressive to see them, hard to photo.
We finish the day at Ko Nangyuan, a gorgeous little trim of islands connected by a thin strip of beach and great for snorkelling, which I’m very pleased to be able to do without assistance of a lifevest. Very satisfying for a complete novice swimmer.