Novotel Chumphon Beach Resort&Golf
Travel Blogs from Chumphon
I didn't sleep well. The airco was blowing in my face and eventually by 1:30 I just shut it down. It still took me some hours to get to sleep and by 6:30 I had my wake up call. The little misses occupied about three quarters of the bed when I woke up and was grumpy. Although I let her sleep and got dressed she wasn't willing to wake. So she decided …
... and cycled to Chumphon - mostly along the main drag, as I my map didn't suggest any other options and today I was more risk adverse given the late start. I didn't feel very good when I left, and felt worse when I got there. But time was of the essence - given my limited days left. Chumphon was cool. Found a good hostel, by chance, with a dormitory - which was good for being social with some fellow travellers. And there was heaps of street food right outside ...
... the beaches as we can be very lazy travellers). Our one excursion featured a walk to the main wet market, where we discovered a chaotic display of fresh fruit, vegetables, an amazing array of seafood, and a meat market that could make vegetarians out of most carnivores, but I am never up pork no matter what atrocities I see!
We knew there was a river somewhere in the vicinity and sure enough, after departing the market and wandering along for a little while, ...
... for a shower' and proceeds to take all his clothes off. I invite him for breakfast (no, its not like that!) with Tristan and I before Tristan leaves us to see how Martin and his bank balance survived last night. I show Sam the limited amount of Bangkok I know and decide on plans for diving in Koh tao. Back to the hostel and in twenty minutes Wasana has booked me into a spot at Buddah View, travelling overnight, leaving at 7! Better get sorted! Sam's jealous, pretty sure ...
... ones on there!! Other good specialities were deep and wreck as I'm now more confident at descending deeper and am more aware of the possible risks involved. Unfortunately the weather was pretty rubbish for my entire stay in Koh Tao. It rained every day and the sea was extremely choppy, so much so that it was a daily occurrence for people to be throwing up from the dive boat.. This usually occurred on the short ride to the site or between dives as the boat really was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility