The ultimate deserted beach
It wasn’t enough for Hollywood
In order to make the beach look even more idyllic, the producer changed the location of sand dunes, coconut trees and vegetation. Ecologists protested about these changes to the landscape for the shooting of the film and the filmmakers were fined for the damage they caused.
It isn’t known if the Vikings reached as far as Thailand, but on the Phi Phi Islands there is a cave with this name because it was used as a hideout by Malay pirates. The pirate treasure is now the nests of the swallows that now gather there, considered a delicacy in Asia.