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 ...
... the children’s grammar, whilst Alejandro made up for his slightly less precise command of English by acting the clown and having the children fall about laughing at him. During the taxi journey home from the school he told us a little of the horror of life in Venezuela these days. He himself was living in Buenos Aires where he was working as a freelance photographer whilst studying to become a film director but his parents still ...
... inclusive, which may have been a good thing in some ways, at least diet-wise.
After a leisurely stroll, we decided to shake the rigours of slow travel with a Thai oil massage in one of the many bamboo massage huts facing the water. The Thai ladies were oh so friendly and the price was right: about $25 for both of us for well over an hour. Of course it was spectacular; not to rub it in too much (LOL), but there we were, being reinvigorated by a ...
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