Mac Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ko Chang
... an amazing ride. At the top was evidence of the abandoned hill station, an old building used as a summer camp. It was a bit creepy. The clouds were really low so lots of mist around the buildings and jungle. Further up it was less so creepy. The Chinese are investing and there is now a huge casino and hotel. And an awful lot of building work going on. We stopped off at a waterfall that had run dry and the boys got some food. I was still feeling ill and decided food probably ...
... over the next few hours we spent time planning our journey back to the UK.
The next morning we checked out of our hotel and set off travelling back to Bangkok. The journey took us on 3 songthaews, a ferry, 7 hours on a bus, and a metro ride to get back to the city. Ko Chang was certainly a long way to go for a beach; the island is on the verge of being too touristy and we have definitely seen better secluded beaches in nicer ...
... and becoming shallower.
To travel to such an isolated location and still see wholesale destruction of the environment makes you wonder where will it all end.
Our trip was delayed for sometime when a caravan of water buffalo, misjudged a corner, jack-knifed and came to rest in the heavily silted Ta Tai River. We had been told to be careful of water buffalo while travelling through Cambodia because they can ...
... man enchanting. He was our age
and has led a life so different to anything we can imagine and will continue to
do so when we go back to the western madness. But I want to remember him. It's
nice to know there are still ways to escape. I thanked him for his life story
and his joint and got back into my swinging banana bed.
The night brought both calmness and terror. I took some time to fall asleep but
I did so peacefully, at one with nature. Once you've woken ...
... in this swampy sludge, in fact it almost certainly was but I just did my best to keep moving. Hayley was going super slowly behind me and I stayed with her to hold her hand through the really deep bits.It was actually funny that somewhere in the muck you could feel thick wooden sticks that were meant to be stepping stones or mark out a path at one point. All they did now is hurt like **** when you stand on them and trip you up when you try to lift your feet. Once again we ...
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