Nora Chaweng Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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After a long flight from the UK (stopping in Amsterdam & Bangkok) I arrived to 32 degree heat at Ko Samui airport. It was the most adorable airport I have ever seen! The planes flew in over the island so you could see the stunning scenery and some of the sights even before we hit
the ground. (Only slight problem with this is that when your …
... What was galling, however, was that they said they would accommodate us this time, but next time we should advise the hotel that we wanted an extra bed. I thought I was the picture of control as I thanked them and smiled rather than blasting them with abuse that would make a sailor blush.
Finally, we had reached our room. We were, however, out of mixers, food and cash. Fortunately, at Changi duty-free, they said that as our flight origin was Pukhet, we could buy duty free, ...
... kind of neat. Walking through this area we heard more Hebrew spoken than Thai and English combined. There were many restaurants serving Israeli food and lots of signs in Hebrew and even Hebrew writing on the advertisements on public transportation. Some of the Thai shopkeepers would speak Hebrew. As we found out at the Seder, Koh Samui is a very popular spot for Israelis. At night in Chaweng Beach we went to a show called Starz Cabaret and ...
... but thought we might get in trouble if we did, so thought better of it. Then in Tana Toraja, we came across 5 black cats at a restaurant that we went to a few times. Janet was surrounded by them throughout the meal and as the food was fairly bad she fed the cats more than she did herself. In the same restaurant we found lots of giant stag Beatles. In the Banda Islands while staying at the Flamboyan guest house we befriended 5 cats. Dinner was served every night at 7pm and like ...
... the three of us we had a couple from Australia and three people from Taiwan who were taking scuba lessons, so our boat had plenty of space to move around and enjoy the two-hour trip to Koh Tao. Our skipper was a Thai local named Captain Lord (it seemed we were in good hands), the dive instructors were a young Finnish couple (if fish lived on land, they would live in Fin-Land!), and the guide was a very friendly young Thai man who referred to our intended activity as ...