Royal Lanta Resort and Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... and bars the length of the beach, and we walked a mile or so in the shallow sea before stopping for a coffee. On the way back I noticed a young German couple had made a father Christmas out of pebbles on the sand, and there were people sitting on the beach wearing Santa hats! On our way back we bought a bat and ball and some new swimming shorts for Adam and spent the next few hours in the pool at the hotel, making the most of the sun!! Adam ...
... 3 hours in intense heat, we were too hot and tired to walk back...so we stopped in a private yard to ask a man sitting there with his family (counting bananas lolll) if he could bring us back....we had spotted his 'taxi scooter' parked on the side of the house! Lolllllll we're getting good at this ;)))
So off we go...in the side car of a shabby little scooter! We had to get off a ...
... in and the level of the water would often reach the restaurant of our bungalows! One morning a palm tree had been washed up where it lay on the beach for the remainder of our stay! Having said that it was still a great beach for long strolls both day and night.
The feel of this island however, was what stood out the most. Each beach shack, bungalow or homestay had their own unique style of beach bar on the front, some ...
... hibiscus juice and a fan. They showed us to our rooms, which were very nice, and explained how things work.
Our room was one of the "pool access" rooms that allowed us to walk out of our sliding door and directly into the L-shaped pool. This was lovely and relaxing...except when a Chinese family of 20 were in the pool screaming and talking at an obnoxiously loud volume.
While in Koh Lanta, we decided to take a boat tour to some additional islands to snorkel, swim, and ...
... about a guy who fell on a mountain and faced certain death, and in his moment of deep desperation... instead of finding God or whoever or whatever... he felt nothing but very, very alone. That there was nothing bigger than just him and that if he died... that was it! So instead of touching God, he touched the void of his existence. Well, that's my take on what he wrote anyway! I'll have to read it again! But the point is... this is the experience I had. When it came right ...