LK Royal Suite
Travel Blogs from Pattaya
... I don't look their way (just in case I am doing something wrong).
Aren't you supposed to lay back and quietly enjoy a massage? As the masseuses rub and slap the fat, and the Russian gals loudly give orders to anyone in hearing range, my peaceful beach time has come to an end. I see this is not going to end any time soon, so I start making plans for escape.
I carefully work myself down the lounger until I reach the end. I don't dare try to get out of ...
... oriented reputation. I had never seen a market as big as this in the U.S! As a final note, we passed some boar heads that looked like they were ceramic but were almost certainly real; allegedly, they’re given to monks as offerings. I still have no idea what they do with pig heads, but it can’t be pretty.
Though the market was a sad experience, we were on our way to the cooking school, called Happy Home Thai Cooking School, soon enough. The white guy ...
... and bit my neck. This sent shockwaves of nervousness through the already timid team. Fearing that the monkeys would gang up on us we retreated to the safety of our boat and off the island.
Leyla was scared to death that I had caught rabies so we spent the next hour or so searching for a chemist who could treat me. After declining the help of a vet we finally found a doctor who gave me antibiotics, although I'm quite sure that antibiotics is not the correct treatment for ...
... the incomparable frenzy that is traffic in Hanoi…
Once we reached the central train station we were told that we needed to catch the underground and then sky train to Victory Monument, where we could pick up an onward bus to Pattaya. This was a simple enough process and by 10am we were heading southbound out of Bangkok towards Pattaya in a minibus, together with a few Thais and two grey haired westerners with their ...
... way at the end of the street, almost at the beach, was the Shakespeare Hotel! One of the women at the front desk spoke English, so it was easy for me to check in. Another receptionist spoke Russian, as most of the other visitors came from Russia, she told me; Russians like to come to vacation in Pattaya. My room was on the top floor, as I had asked for a floor higher up. There are no elevators here, so I walked up five flights several times ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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