The Monmanee Travel & Lifestyle Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... partly because it is expected, and partly because the daily alms helps to feed them for free. I found this quite interesting. The book was written by an English Buddhist who came from London to seek spiritual enlightenment amongst other monks in Thailand, his experiences tell of a country that no longer follows the teachings of Buddha but the expectations of a country that has long forgotten why it was Buddhist in the first place. I think perhaps real religion has been ...
... a pizza! Next island was Koh Phangan, where we decided to have a holiday within a holiday (haha!) and check into a nice resort as it was Will's birthday and the Full Moon Party! Upgraded to a lovely bungalow on beach after a few complaints and reunited with Al and Toby again and their friends from home, a few chang's were definitely needed! Spent the day relaxing around the pool and waiting in a super market for 2 hours until they were able ...
... therapy. A cow hide bag for 3600 Baht ($AUD$145). The "girls" reckoned that this would be $AUD400+, back home. We only had a few hours, so a walk back to the hotel was strategised and then implemented. We lost count of how many "hullo, tuk-tuk for you sir or ma'dam?", exchanges.
Near our hotel we discovered that a local ferry service operated. So again, taking ourselves out of our comfort zone, we decided to catch it up the klong. Not too ...
... find our weapons!! Got water guns from the local supermarket (can you believe they do lobster flavour crisps here). We were armed and ready! The short story is we got absolutely soaked. In Laura's words 'I've never been wetter'. We met some nice girls staying at the same hostel who gave us a few travel tips, then after becoming team 3Howw Hostel and soaking any tuktuk and person that went passed we went for a wander. Our new year at home sucks compared the new ...
... with the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
The Grand Palace is indeed very Grand, but the temple in the same complex certainly outdoes it when it comes to bling. It is encrusted with jewels and gold from top to bottom. Probably not real jewels as they allow you to touch (and therefore tear off and steal) the walls, more likely it's the plastic jewels Primark make their jewellery out of, but the effect is ...