Khaolak Oriental Resort

13/120 Moo 7, Khuk Khak, Khao Lak, 82190, Thailand | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Khao Lak

A week in the office and a change in the weather

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... way waiting to leave and so we were soon on the road back to Khao Lak. The rain didn’t amount to much and back in Khao Lak we learned that it had been dry all day there. I had enjoyed our little excursion even though there had been no market. Nicky and Sue were both good company and Sue’s knowledge of the area made her a particularly interesting person to talk to.

Back home I decided to have a cup of tea before going for a dip in the pool to cool ...


A travel blog entry by jandkross


... the nightly show. We bought a drink each and were shown to our table for the evening. There was no charge for the show but the drinks were unsurprisingly on the expensive side.

The show was good fun and in my opinion entertaining. The songs were all mimed but the dancing was good, the costumes were a riot of colour and sometimes outrageous, and the wigs and makeup a sight to behold!. One somewhat overweight ladyboy played a comic role and one or two ...

A fairly standard week

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... next week’s lessons. Alejandro was finishing this week and so would not be involved. Josh was at the office waiting for me and Lym too arrived punctually looking remarkably fresh considering he had been out partying with Alejandro and others until 6.00am. (Poor Josh had been woken by their drunken return to the dormitory.) Lym had simply overslept the previous day, we learned . We each worked on a different lesson. Josh’s experience ...

The team gets bigger and bigger

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... here were generally the second most troublesome group that we taught each week. Today though they were reasonably well behaved. For the final lesson, with the 12 year olds, their Thai teacher sat at the back of the class which was a bit off putting. When we had finished though, she explained that they would like us to stay a little longer, if we didn’t mind, as the children had prepared an exercise in which they “interviewed” us. Each of ...


A travel blog entry by jandkross


... time. Today was the 9th anniversary of the tsunami and she was, I imagined, the mother of one of the children in the photographs.

Ken was organising Christmas Dinner for all the volunteers in the afternoon. At 3.00pm we gathered at Everyday Restaurant where a large table had been set for us. Ken’s sister and her grand daughter were visiting from Rochdale and between them they had rustled up a feast, no mean feat given the difficulty ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 13/120 Moo 7, Khuk Khak, Khao Lak, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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