Nova Platinum Hotel Pattaya
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... extremely serious people who don't particularly appreciate humour, which was based - like all stereotypes - on the usual cocktail of ignorance and media exposure. Perhaps therein is the most beautiful and valuable gift that travel offers - the opportunity to meet real people from unfamiliar cultures and dissolve stereotypes, ultimately seeing others as more alike than different from us, and always broadening our ...
... like suicide for me, because I didn't know how to swim. And there I was, on the edge of the boat with the gear on, staring at the green below, ready to jump. A quivering scuba diver kept calling out to me to jump as I was being handed a candy (keeps the sea out of your mouth).
Trusting the instructor's instincts, I jumped and landed gradually on the seabed. I looked around and waited for others to join me. All in. As I saw the beauty ...
... every bar were a familiar sight but the crowds of tourists, lady-boys, performance artists and stalls were something we had not seen before. It was a place of excess. Sex is said to be Pattaya's main source of income and the whole street was highly geared for this purpose. As we numbly made our way down we passed the usual ping-pong show touts; a Michael Jackson impersonator about to perform a trick involving a cigarette, beer bottle and ping-pong ball; and ...
... of evening entertainment, they have a water park a water world, NongNook (a park that has lots to see, tigers, elephants, monkeys, Orang utans, traditional dancers, the history or the Thailand show with elephants and battles,) it’s quite good, I saw it when I was last here with Anne, you can even have an elephant ride around the park and feed them bananas and coconuts
You can get a boat to Koh Larn island, go see the Kwai, if you have time, even visit a long ...
... and met Father Ray Brennan - a catholic priest originally from Chicago. By that time, Father Ray had set up Pattaya Orphanage, the story going that a Walking Street prostitute had dropped a baby resulting from an encounter with a US marine on the steps of the church and Father Ray had realised that there must be countless of other unwanted babies as a by-product of the sex trade here.
The first site we visited with Ron was the headquarters of the ...