Travel Blogs from Chumphon
... has to be perfect. As soon as you descend/ascend whatsoever your subject of the photo is no longer being pointed at. Secondly the currents pull you around quite a lot. There is also the composition of the photo, where the fish is, which direction it's facing, the overhead lighting conditions.. Basically quite a lot to think about whilst still trying to dive effectively! I've got a CD of photos that I've taken to bring home with me. Hopefully there will be one or ...
... to mention, I have a virus (again). third time in the past couple of months. bruises have healed nicely. now just need to get rid of the virus. :-) all good. As always, it is a privilege just to be here and come rain or sunshine, we will all get on our bikes and make the journey towards the orphanage.
Everyone will be anxious to see the kids the closer we get and yet at the same time (as we ride in with them), none of us will want the experience to end. :-)
... squeezed in some lengths this afternoon and did a long walk the full length of the beach in the water. Throughout the beach resorts areas of Thailand the local set up is pretty much the same on both coasts, few bars and restaurants in wooden shacks near the beach and the hotels provide jobs to the locals. The only thing I notice is that the further north you travel, the worse the understanding of English becomes and the Thai dialect totally ...
... we were laughing so much but it was just too small. No computer access now but you'll see in the pics, it's funny. So we said good night and I went down to my bunk. I read for awhile and really couldn't sleep. At like 1 in the morning Jason pops his head in and tells me he's not feeling good and has been going back and forth to the bathroom for awhile. Uh-oh. No good. I get him some pepto (fully prepared) when he comes back. I sleep a little but he comes back again and ...
Left Ban Maaka in good time to get the hire car back as we'd got lost so much on the way in, but managed to follow the correct route and dropped the car off in time to have a great iced mocha(the drink of choice during the day), even with whipped proper cream, in a French cafe, before getting on the train at Hua Hin and heading south.
Chumphon isn't the nicest town we've been in, but with Sandy suddenly showing a talent for finding places, almost as good as Annabel, we found the ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking