RABID AND ILL-INFORMED
Re: “Death Island Appeal”, (PostBag, Oct 13).
An Eastern European was found dead floating in the sea in the middle of the day off Sairee beach. An investigation is underway. It’s likely he drowned. Happens every day somewhere in Thailand, but because it’s Koh Tao the tabloids report it and some letter writers pile it on again. No one calls it “death island” outside the tabloids, certainly no one pays much attention to the rabid, ill-informed comments made on the website. Tourists coming to Koh Tao generally don’t worry about silly notions anyway or they stay in Koh Samui or Bangkok where they may be shot by gun violence easily enough. Timsahb