Baan Sijan Resort
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We had boarded our ship, the Aegean Odyssey, on Feb 19 and then spent the next day and a half at sea. Our first stop, on Sat, Feb 21, was at a small Thai island off the east coast of Thailand called Ko Samui. One of our crew's goals (as expressed in an announcement the night before), was to arrive and disembark AHEAD of a giant Princess cruise ship carrying 2,000 passengers that was also arriving that morning! Yikes!
We did beat them, as it turns ...
... going, but it turned out to be awesome. We spent a tonne of money, but got our money's worth! There was so much yummy food so we managed to fill up on corn on a Cobb, prawns and coconut ice cream- delicious!! We got home, tired by 9ish and watched a movie in our room before sleep time ...
... plunge pools at the bottom are non existent but it was still a nice walk with nice pics. We randomly found our third and final waterfall which was not really signposted so was less touristy. During 45 minute climb to the top we only saw 5 people. It got a bit daunting as we weren't on a path, rather just trekking through the jungle and hoping we got somewhere. Once we arrived at the top it was another nice sight and the exercise certainly did us ...
... doing brisk business. Apparently a prize fighting buffalo is worth around forty thousand US dollars.
Back to Chaweng for dinner at a restaurant where we were served by a man from Lahore in Pakistan. His eyes lit up when we could discuss the T20 and whether it was time for Shahid Afridi to retire. Franki declared her butter chicken "the second best meal in Thailand" thus relegating the cashew chicken on the train to third place.
Chaweng is the ...
... this incident, even snorkeling became very difficult for me. Therefore, I didn't want to hold Marty back from enjoying his diving adventures and assured him I would be fine while he was gone. Besides, it was the perfect time for me to relax, tan even more, post blog entries and plan our upcoming Vietnam itinerary :)
Overall, some parts of Thailand, like Khao San Road in Bangkok and Patong's nightlife in Phuket, have changed a lot since we were here ...