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Aerial view of Ko Panyi, fishing village in Phang Nga Province, Thailand. Photo credit: roadlessandy/instagram

In a sheltered bay in southern Thailand, under the shadow of an immense, almost vertical limestone cliff, hundreds of huts, shacks, restaurants and houses cluster together to form the village of Ko Panyi. The sea here is shallow and calm allowing fishermen to build houses raised safely above the water level on stilts. More than 300 families and nearly 1,500 people live permanently on Ko Panyi—all of them are the descendants of Toh Baboo and his family and friends, who sailed all the way from Indonesia and settled here some 200 years ago.

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