Travel Blogs from Ko Lanta
... plans regarding the trip of my parents to Vietnam and China. After lunch we just stayed on the beach and did some reading and blogging.
Day 4: April 24, 2014
The night before we made a decision to rent a motorcycle for one more day (BHT 200) and we used it right away to get some food. The next day we took the motorbike at about 9.30 and headed to the dusty harbor town named Ban Saladan which was actually the place where we were dropped off on the first ...
... with a little more work in the gym to strengthen it up. It seems strange that on a trip like ours that we should welcome the TV in our room but BBC World Service were giving blanket coverage to the cross examination of Oscar Pistorius by GerrieNel and in the heat of the day it was a welcome distraction. Soontreeya is way beyond expectations. It has a huge pool with a swim up bar (no drinks have been served from there ever but ...
... but hey, €6.70 is still cheap, plus you get a free beer every day. So I stayed two days...I went for a long walk to the beach on the other side of the island. It was heavy since it was hilly and the sun burning. But is was more than worth it. The view was really pretty! I bought some cheap snorkeling set, and see if I could find some fish. Unfortunately, this times cheap really means ****. The tuba had a leakage, so several times I inhaled water. Anyway, I saw some ...
... he eventually gave up and took us the rest of the way! It took ages to find our bungalows as nobody on the island seemed to have heard of them and when we did get there they had given ours away to somebody else so had to wait ages for them to get another one ready. It was alright but just very overpriced considering it had no hot water and just a fan! One night when we were trying to go to sleep there was a really strange, ...
... After our drinks we decided to explore the island. There were little sand paths going through the tropical trees. At 7pm the tour had reduced by half as some people only did it as a half day tour. The rest of us had dinner by the snack shop. A little disappointed we were not on the main beach as our view was blocked by trees. We all sat on mats on the floor and enjoyed a Panang Curry. After eating we were given a free bucket (literally a bucket) with either vodka or Sansung and ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet