Rawai Bay Shore Hotel
Travel Blogs from Rawai
Greetings from the Thai Water festival!!! This is intense!!!! It's the Thai new year which means water is everywhere - locals are running around the streets, hotels, shops EVERYWHERE with ice cold water in buckets, bottles and water pistols wetting each other! It's so much fun and such a celebration. The difference between here and Australia is there is no violence and the only drunken ruckus is the hobo Australians lol! Since ...
I was up early and hyped, i was really wanting my ears to pop so i can do the open water dives, if i could not then i couldn't get certified. I had a small breakfast in my room again (yogurt and chocolate milk) and headed over to the shop in my swim shorts. I arrived and was greeted by Miki, whom sat me down in front of the laptop and i watched the learning videos for a couple of hours. Afterward we climbed on his motorbike and headed for the pool for skills learning and practice. ...
Today we did our drift dive for the Advanced certification. A drift dive is when you just drift with the current and don't use too much of your own power to move around. I was in the first group which is great because that means you dive and then have the day to hang out on the boat. We left shortly after breakfast to the dive site, called Beda Nok. Beda Nok is a giant rock formation, and was ...
... and hopefully be able to go back to Thailand again but next time go for 3 months and have a fight or two. I also got a pair of shorts made up they are red with Welsh and Thai flags on the front along with Rhodders in green and then cymru am byth on the back in green. I was going to get stop looking at my bum on the back like one of the trainers but thought fat **** might be more appropriate and I didnt want that on my shorts. I ...
... we were given a bottle of cold water and an Orchid was pended to our chests by beautiful young women. They were elaborately dressed in traditional clothing. Seated inside a cool and well ventilated (Fans) theater, we were charmed for the next 45 minutes by traditional Thai dancers. Very impressive!
Lunch was provided at a huge covered, with open walls, Thai Buffet Restaurant. Though they were set up to feed multiple tour ...
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