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... I went with them. I discovered that the four who had arrived in a group were second year students from Nottingham University. They were doing an honours degree course in “Childhood Studies” and were here to teach on a placement which formed part of their course. They seemed very young, and I wasn’t impressed when they turned up for the walk into town clutching half consumed bottles of beer, but they were friendly and I imagined would be ...
... desk and wiping the sweat away from our faces. Once checked-in, the cold shower was magnificent..
I was conflicted about coming here prior to arriving. What I really, really wanted to do (and didn't have the chance the last time we were in the area about 4 years ago) was dive the amazing Surin and Similan Islands - known by divers around the world and containing some of the clearest
water and amazing dive sites. The two ...
The three days spent teaching at the English Camp had been a rewarding but quite tiring experience and I was glad to have another long weekend ahead of me.
Friday was a day of pottering around. Josh and I had done most of our lesson preparation for next week when we returned from Wat Chang Non school on Thursday afternoon, as Josh was leaving that evening for a weekend in Phuket and Phi Phi Island. There were a few loose ends to attend to though and ...
... The next morning (the loos and showers were horrendous) we went on another, more fruitful, boat safari, then on a trek through more rainforest. The whole thing was excellent. When we got back we had dinner with the Belgian couple and the younger Polish couple, which was highly agreeable. We have had an excellent stay here and will be sorry to leave. Next we are off to Bangkok. Bangkok, as you will all know, has recently ...
... New Year. Throughout the day we had heard the occasional spluttering of firecrackers but that was about it. Quite a few of the businesses in the town did appear to be closed though. Along with others, my usual banana pancake stall had disappeared. Traditionally people travelled to be with their families at New Year and so I guess that was where they had gone. There also seemed to be an increase in the number of Asian holidaymakers in town.
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