Karavel House, Sriracha
Travel Blogs from Si Racha
... noticed our confusion as we got off the train, we found the bus station. We bought our tickets to Ban Phe and boarded a bus. The ride was very comfortable and in 3 1/2 hours we were in the small town of Ban Phe, ready to catch our ferry to Koh Samet. We had a bit of time, so we walked around the pier, looking at the shops. The "ferry" left a bit late, but by 3:00, we were on the island. Getting on the ferry was easy, we walked down a ramp and ...
... so we didnt have time to go to the tiger zoo, but never mind! in the evening we went to a food market for tea, it was cool. loads and loads of food stalls with meat and noodles and rice. afterwards we went and had an icecream on the beach. really nice! on the sunday morning we got up early and went to watch Adounis in his swimming gala. it was cool to see what a gala is like in another country. pretty different! outdoor ...
... Bang Saen is all about. Strolling along a paved road that follows the waters edge, there are palm trees all about, and hundreds and hundreds of deck chairs lined up under umbrellas. At 9:30 on a Thursday morning they were all pretty much vacant, but we thought something big must go down here for so many chairs to be set up? Again, we did have a few curious looks as we walked towards the venue, obviously ...
... for a pork omelette on rice at our usual street food stop then headed to the health park for Amy to read and me to use some of the outdoor fitness equipment. We had only been sat down 2 mins when a lovely old 85 year old Thai man came up to us saying in broken English that he wanted to buy us a coffee, we politely refused but he said he had to! We went to sit with him and chatted for a good couple of hours about all sorts, he used to work for a Scottish guy out on ...
... and what awaits on return. Its exciting but also a bit stressful as will be returning to a routine and sorting out real life, whatever that is.
So bye bye Thailand... what a great place, will definitely come back some day. One thing I will really miss about SE Asia in general is the music- its always steady & upbeat with a bossa nova bassline, I am a bit addicted to it.
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool