Khanom Hill Resort
Travel Blogs from Khanom
My excitement at travelling first class on the train to Koh Samui was quickly quashed as we were shown to our compartment. I had envisioned plush soft furnishings, ensuite facilities with my own private butler; reality was a private room, with a wee sink, linoleum flooring with added holes underneath to maximise the effect, choice of two shared toilets, one being a hole in the ground and the other a rather boketastic excuse of a sit down toilet. Plenty of fresh air however as the train ...
... blessed us with holy water - for life-long luck. He was speaking Thai while blessing us but as he started splashing? spraying? (I can't think of the right word) us with water, but
It was Kyle's birthday while we were there and Sarah surprised him with a firework show on the beach, right in front of the house we stayed at. There was a shooting range nearby so ...
... to sample the first Pad Thai in Thailand....it was very tasty with the chili powder or Thai vinegar added. Of course, we sampled some Thai beer - Chang(bottle) and Leo (on tap). We visited quite a while with the Irish owner who had spent some time across the US in LA and Boston....an settled on Koh Samui where he as three pubs. Back on the ship for our final sail ...
... couldn't sleep, so up again and went exploring. Out for dinner that evening, and my first taste of ice in beer. Initially I said no way! But after a while and throughout my trip, I would almost be demanding ice for my beer.
I spent the next day on a push bike exploring the local area.... Some street food for breakfast, and discovering that this is not a place frequented by tourists. Its fun interacting and pointing for what I want, and ...
... speeds and uneven pavement to the mix. My whole body lifted off the seat several times during this ride. We just took it for what it was and started laughing. Keli's reading, and I'm typing, bumping around. It was quite the experience feeling like we are driving over boulders. We finally got off the van and walked around looking for hotels. It didn't take long to realize we were not only lost, but dropped off too soon. We went to a hotel thinking we would just stay one night. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility