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Ko Phi Phi Leh, Thailand

Ko Phi Phi Leh, located in Ko Phi Phi archipelago of Thailand, is a small island popularized when parts of the movie The Beach were filmed there. Uninhabited apart from bird nest harvesters and a few Maya Bay wardens, expect plenty of tourists during daylight hours, especially in Maya Bay, the beach of the eponymous movie. Although rapidly becoming less and less attractive due to the masses of tourists as well as the construction on the island, its still a very beautiful place to visit, and is one of those places everybody should go at least once in their lifetime. Ko Phi Phi was devastated by the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004, when nearly all of the island's infrastructure was wiped out. Redevelopment has, however, been swift. Current Internet Travel Offers for Ko Phi Phi Leh...

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