Khao Sok Las Orquideas Resort
Travel Blogs from Khao Sok National Park
Sitting outside our treehouse early in the morning, I can hear gibbons calling to each other and birds twittering madly. The jungle is so still no wind at all. We are in Khao Sok National Park 3 hours from Phuket.
We are staying in little huts that up in the canopy of the jungle. The huts are brand new and modern styling, but there is something very "Fawlty Towers" about them. Things are not quite finished ...
... successes was the introduction, experimentation and promotion of Para Rubber, Hevea brasiliensis. This became a major crop that brought great prosperity to the South East Asian region in the early 20th century. From 1928, the Gardens spearheaded orchid breeding and started its orchid hybridisation programme, facilitated by new in vitro techniques pioneered in its laboratories.
We spent a good hour looking around the orchid ...
Day 5 After parting ways with Tom it was time to continue my own journey. For breakfast our mini van stopped at a 7/11 for some toasties and a can of iced coffee. It was a couple of hours drive to get to our boat but driving through the countryside of a place like Thailand is rather nice as it's a different world compared with Bangkok. Kinda like comparing Auckland with the desert road. We then stopped off at our drivers house to get changed into our swim gear and get ...
If there is one thing to see in Thailand it is this place. Personally i think it was the highlight of my trip in this country, although there were a lot of special places in Thailand, these last two days have been wonderful.
We arrived in Khao Sok and got dropped off about 2km from the entrance of the park. Between there and the bus stop are several guesthouses, bungalows, restaurants and shops so we shopped around for a place to stay.
We are on a budget as you know so ...
After travelling all through the night on the train we eventually arrived 3 hours late into the train station. This all seemed quite normal to them. One of the ladies on my tour said that in the night the train was just stopped on the tracks for almost 3 hours before another train came past and we started going again. I must've been asleep but it seems crazy that we'd wait that long to me! We then caught buses to our hotel which ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet