Crystal Beach Hotel
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... back, filled our bellies and had our first mojitos/beers for the holiday. After a false start with an awkward bit of ridiculously low haggling by Troy (we actually got laughed at) the tuk tuk ride back to the hotel was welcomed. More swimming complete with cocktails by the pool, an ice cream followed by a lovely dinner at the Italian restaurant terrazzo. I had prawns in pesto (lovely but very rich) accompanied by a grasshopper. Stu had pizza. Off to ...
... they are doing the right thing by purchasing the gibbon (or other animal) and bring it to the project, but it is giving the money to these people who the next day will be back in the forest chasing after another baby.
The solution is to educate as many tourists as possible. Elephant rides, tiger temple, bird shows, animal kingdoms, even zoos etc... are not good places to spend one's money. Animals are just used to make money. Loving an animal is knowing ...
Walked to beach and sat for about 2 hours, Mike swam, I people watched! Crazy Russians and their teeny tiny bikinis.
Back to hotel so I could brush my teeth, went to dentist at 12, finished about 2:30, walked over to tour desk, booked snorkelling tour for Saturday, asked about Khao Sok tour (so much cheaper than advertised in brochure).
Went to beach for swim, then to Banzaan markets for dinner.
... for themselves ;)
The last stop of our tour was ...
... airport as there had been a horrible accident with a tour bus hitting 5 cars. Once cars are on the road to Patong beach there are no roads to turn off to or any room to turn around. Motorcycles were able to weave their way in and around and of course it is not safe to try and walk especially with luggage so we sat there hoping to eventually move.
Once we got checked in, we went to our favourite Indian restaurant for a wonderful dinner and then a walk around ...
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