Krabi River Hotel
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wuold be considered 4 star in england, lovely staff, great big bedroom with lovely big bed and wonderful river view.
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With a dry mouth and a soar head, we left Ko Tao and headed to the next island of Ko Pha Ngan to find somewhere to stay for a few days. The hostel manager spook to use from Big Blue and informed us that when we reach the island of Ko Pha Ngam we should head to the northern side of the island, away from the tourist spots and we would have a better time. So we took his advice and on arrival to the island we headed north. Strangely is ...
... Trust me its worse than you think, I won't go into detail, but turns your stomach. We go looking for another bar and find somewhere on a side road, out side they have a game where you hit a nail into wood with a hammer but the hammer has an end like a flat head screw driver. Ant gambles a drink with the guys running the place and just loses. He then thrashes me. We meet a couple Alana and Adam who are smashed and join in the fun, its getting late about 2am and we are pretty drunk ...
... lot too. I'd completely lost my voice, I was a trembling wreck, I didn't know how much more of it I could hack. I would try and have nights off, but working at one of the main bars in Phi Phi is next to impossible. I was a full blown alcoholic!
Things from afar always look beautiful, perfect, until you close in and see the ugly truths. Now, I'm not saying the island is ugly, it is far from it. It's the trouble that lies within.
I was due to do a Visa run to Kuala Lumpar ...
... coconut. It's easy to while away the hours until 3am when you can watch drunkards jump over a giant flaming skipping rope or through a hoop of fire. INFO: Ferry: Phuket to Phi Phi 1 1/2 hours THB 400 ea (GBP 7.60) Island Tax: THB 20 (GBP 0.40) Hotel: Twin Palm Bungalow THB 1,200 per night (GBP 23). Simple beach hut, fan, ensuite with cold water shower. WARNING: It doubles as a club in the evening with loud banging house music played until 3am each night. Mojito Bucket: THB 300 (GBP ...
... that had a large family of reef fish that were very tame, obviously used to being feed. We teased them a bit by pretending we had food or throwing sand up. Was quite fun playing in the water with the fish.
Sadly our trip was over and we headed home for lunch. After saying thanks and goodbye we headed back to our resort and then got ready for afternoon trip. We walked down the beach along a track to Long beach. Took about 15 minutes but was really ...