BP Samila Beach Hotel
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We left Tanjung Bungah under a cloud of drizzle, joining the morning commuters on their journey into central George Town. Our scheduled departure time from Komtar was 8am, but since we were on DaveandJenna time we arrived at 7.45am. Unfortunately, the minivan was running to Jennatime and failed to arrive until 8.30am, at which point the driver gesticulated to us to hurry up because we were running late. We meandered slowly to the van. Our vehicle was bound for Hat Yai, ...
... which was a great shame as I am sure they had stories and advice to share. Elsewhere around town there was little sign of Westerners, even in our hotel.
The highlight in Songkhla, in my opinion, is Samila beach on the East coast. It is well maintained and gives Koh Samui's beaches a run for their money; I could have spent hours here hunting through the piles of tiny shells swept up along the shoreline.
... br> and asking at god knows how many places a friendly lady boy pointed us in the
direction of a resort where we could pick up a little bungalow at a sensible
price. With digs sorted we awaited on the arrival of Mr Tingey who showed up
looking surprisingly perky despite the long flight. With only five days in
Thailand for Mike it was decided that scooters were the best form of transport
and the following day off we rode to the nearby ...
... it didn't work properly... Their English is definitely worse here but they are very nice and polite and helpful... Paid up then went back to the guesthouse....night in for me just catching up on stuff and doing blogs and reflecting on all that's happened in the last year really. It's day last year was Friday 13th and we found out dad was not going to live. All the family came down and it was a sad night. He woke up the next day though and we got to ...
... the local school in the morning. We agreed to go and after that first day we went to the school every morning to teach the children a bit of English. The kids are only 5 or 6 years old so the things we taught them were the alphabet, numbers 1 to 10 and a couple of colours. Usually we would spent about 1 to 1,5 hours at school.
We originally signed up to do a construction project. The plan was to build a chicken run but as most of the first ...