Paradee Resort & Spa Hotel
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TripAdvisor Reviews Paradee Resort & Spa Hotel Koh Samet
Travel Blogs from Koh Samet
... to see her being amazed and surprised by things in Thailand that I'm so used to now - the incredible pure fruit smoothies that you can have made in front of you for approximately 30p... and the delicious plates of Thai food you can eat on a small table with kids chairs (outside a laundromat) for around the same price. Seeing a woman with a baby, dog and her washing on a motorbike, or barefoot men doing maintenance work on a roof top with... you guessed ...
... even tried it and didn't mind it! The thai man singing with his tiny banjo wasn't the best singer we had heard all trip, but hew a a trying and even attempted Elvis songs - no one compares to Elvis. Again, the football was on so we went to the dukes bar and had a few drinks. There were three televisions next to each other playing three different games.. The three men sat gauping at the screens, even Ross joined in! What is so good about this rubbish ...
... guilt trip tactic too as it is more realistically just a small island with many hotels cluttering the beaches and very little if anything spent on the environment! I would wager that more money was spent on the huge metal mermaid statue next to the pier.)
It was a far cry from the beauty of the Philippines but the beach was clean enough and the water ok for a swim if you avoided the sewage outlets (easy ...
A defining feature of our whole trip has been the way in which people along the roadsides have responded to to us hurtling (or often, meandering) past. This is particularly the case with kids. In Thailand, perhaps due to having a higher number of foreigners, or falang, most do not really react although we do hear a couple of shouts and certainly when we stop at a roadside eatery people are more interested and will often engage in conversation - usually to find out where we are from and what ...
Siem Reap to Bangkok to Koh Samet was the next venture and also the last substantial leg of travelling for South East Asia, before we headed down under. With essentially a week spare, we decided to have a lazy five days on the beach at Koh Samet. Just a few hours of riding the bus to contend with. The bus to Bangkok was a pain. The journey was said to take anywhere between 7 and 10 hours. Door to door it took 14 hours!! The bus rides themselves were fine, it was the ...