King Rama V’s favorite
Koh Tao Island in Thailand is a paradise for divers and backpackers.
The name of the islands of Koh Tao – Turtle Island, is associated with the fact that previously a large number of sea turtles lived on the shores of this island and they left the coast of Koh Tao to breed. But there is another version of the origin of the name of the island – in its outlines, Ko Tao resembles a turtle.
In the 30-40 years of the last century, Koh Tao was a prison for political prisoners, but this is all in the past, and today Koh Tao Island in Thailand is a mecca for diving and a relaxing beach holiday. For all this, there are ideal conditions on Koh Tao – the sea around the island is excellent dive sites, and the excellent sandy beaches on the island are suitable for those who come just to sunbathe under the warm Thai and the sun and do snorkeling, snorkelling. Continue reading