Fairtex Sports Club Hotel
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... We also spent some time down on Ban Amphur beach which Steve had shown us it was nice there.
We did like Bang a Saray it was quiet but we wonder if it was too quiet there were not many places to eat or drink, it's a shame you had Jomtien which was overcrowded and then quiet Bang Saray we were looking for something in the middle maybe like Cha-am?
As this was purely a business stop for us there's not much more to say, NEXT STOP Koh ...
... I,ll see how it goes , if to noisy or to much hassle I might look at moving further out . I,ll do a reccey on the morrow. I did have a wander ,in the rain , down to Walking Street this afternoon, lots of clubs ,bars and some very intriguing seafood restaurants? They have lots of tanks with all manner of sea life you can pick to eat. I took a photo of something in a tank ,not got a clue what it is other than it,s edible (see photo) Perhaps some of you girls might know what is ...
Off to the airport this morning! We waited at arrivals for Barry & Shaun, and finally they came through! They had had a long old 24-hour journey! We got straight into a pre-booked taxi and headed for Pattaya. We had heard quite a few stories about Pattaya so were a bit apprehensive about going!! As we got close we finally had our first glimpse of the sea and a beach, and the sun was shining, we were very happy!!
In our hotel room was a bottle of ...
... ice). Nicky and Subash joined us during the morning. This was also where I had my first meeting with a Ladyboy. She (he?) served me with my green tea latte. Ladyboys are apparently quite common in Thailand. They range from the man who simply dresses and wears make up like a woman; to those who have major surgeries to add female and remove male features.
We finished up about 2PM and decided to have lunch at the hotel - ...
... called Naklua. Although still full of girly (and seemingly German patron-aimed) bars, it was much nicer and we found a lovely hotel called Garden Lodge for only 850B a night (17 pounds). It had a lovely pool and grounds, secure entrance and air conditioning, so we set up camp there for a few days.
We were fully prepared to see fat, old Western men with gorgeous Thai women, but this is on a different scale! Everywhere you look, ...
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