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Greetings from the island of Koh Samui! We spent the last 4 days of our Thailand journey in the most relaxing spot. Things started off on the right foot when we arrived at the airport and found a man holding a sign with our names on it, honeymoon style. Not only did we get a free ride to our hotel, but we had a cooler of beer waiting for us. This …
... at one of these places. We then drove along the outer ring road for some shopping in Nathon on the far west side of the island, and then over to the northeast side of the island to see Big Buddha, stop in Chaweng for a quick lunch, and then back down to Lamai beach to see some famous, historical rocks called Grandfather & Grandmother (Hin Ta/Hin Yai) Rocks. These rocks are just around the corner from our resort and seem to resemble certain male & ...
... so even finding breakfast wasn't straight forward. As we browsed the map marking up places to go it became evident that the lack of roads wasn't going to make things easy. A few hours later after several hikes (by me) up steep tracks which the bike couldn't manage with both of us and a couple of near misses resulting from loss of grip on the dirt, the little voice of warning and the thought of my dads recent email advising me not to go on motorbikes ended ...
... the sun set and finding tree house restaurants, I was planning to go over to Koh Tao, the smallest of the islands, where the snorkelling and scenery is meant to be amazing. But I decided to come back to Samui for a bit as its just so peaceful and awesome and I really love it here!
So that's what I did.
I've also spent a lot of time reading my Mums books...I have light her Kindle away with me and ...
... and birdsong is highly recommended. Last night we went to the 'beach barbeque' which is set up like a Thai street-food market with lots of stalls each providing different food. There was a Thai dance show and a fire-twirling show and at the end of the evening large chinese lanterns were lit and floated up into the sky. A truly memorable ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service