New Star Beach Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Ahh, a nice early wakeup. That doesn't mean getting out of bed though. We all enjoy our air conditioned rooms till eleven thirty. Living on the islands means you live on Thai time. You certainly do not get ready with any sort of haste. Once both parties are finally ready we head down to our new favourite as of yesterday Planet Hollyfood. I tried the Massaman curry (German guy that owns the place recommended it.) it was quite excellent, although I ...
... is a lantern to you and me. It was lovely and there was lots of romantic couples doing it too and then us two but we were the only ones who got a round of applause haha. We are writing this sat at the beach bar having our breakfast before getting ready to leave for a ferry to Koh Tao for the next week to meet Lissy and be with her on her birthday tomorrow! Yay! Wish us luck on the Ferry! Speak to you all soon, with love from Koh Samui! ...
After breakfast, LB and I chilled as Helen had a long sleep-in. I decided to find the Dive Academy in Bophut as this was the company that I wanted to go with. After taking a tuk-tuk for 100Bht (really? - yes really - this established the true price of tranport on the island, not the 300 Bht just to go down the road to Chaweng). Anyway after walking for a bit in the sun, I finally found the place and spoke with the owner. He told me ...
... where it's supposed to be all 'happening' however having arrived at the beginning of the low season it was far from crowded. The beach itself is as you imagine, coconut laden palm trees, white sand, clear seas and warm water..... Slightly too warm if your hoping for a cool down.... Poor us...!
This routine we settled into quite well and ended up having five days of beach and pool time. To pass the hours we've been reflecting on ...
... took us on a 4 hour trek to the Short Neck Karen Hilltribe Village. The Long Necks are quite famous with all the rings around their necks but they simply live too far away so none of that unfortunately. After a great trek in which all trees, herbs and plants and their use were explained to us, we spent the evening and night with a super generous Hilltribe family, on the floor, bedtime 8pm. Our host turned out to be such a big fan of Liverpool that he had it not only tattooed ...