Khao Lak Resort
Travel Blogs from Khao Lak
... the weekend, having just finished a year’s teaching in Surat Thani. We had an enjoyable amble around the market and Jess, in particular, made several purchases. We then retired to one of the little bars for a beer before walking through Bang Niang and down to the beach to eat at Tonson Restaurant on the sand and under the stars. Just as we were finishing our meal we felt a few drops of rain. Very soon it became clear that it was going to be more than just a ...
... of the hotels and restaurants were legally allowed to sell alcohol but the bars and shops were not. One or two flouted the law but most postponed the full moon parties until Saturday. I spent a pleasant day on the beach and managed to find one of the illicit drinking places to have a couple of beers at night.
On Saturday morning I strolled down to Walkers Inn for a proper cup of tea and a bacon and egg bap. There the topic of conversation was ...
This is a fairly standard procedure for the ex-pats and other long stay visitors here and all the travel agents offer “visa run” packages. Burma, or should I say Myanmar, is just a three hour drive north of Khao Lak and so most people here choose this route for their visa run, and mini bus trips operate on a daily basis.
My colleague Lesley had done the trip a few weeks ago and reported that it had been a nightmare. She ...
... Caracas. The streets of the city were not safe and they never went out except to work. They lived out their days in just two locations, their home or their place of work. Alejandro planned to go and visit them on his return from Thailand but his parents were begging him not to come, saying that it was too dangerous.
It was Monday and so market day. Alejandro had a bad stomach and Erica didn’t want to move from the beach and so ...
This place is special, very special... First off, I experienced what it was like to sleep on an overnight train for the first time after leaving Bangkok. A 12 hour journey took us to Surat Thani. Bunk beds were made up from the seats a couple of hours into the journey....but I did not sleep. Too loud, too bumpy...I've learnt that I cannot sleep on public transport. Dang. From Surat Thani we were driven for an hour in a minibus and arrived at a pier on a lake to jump into a longboat to ...
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