Samui Laguna Resort
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... accent?? Anyway got on the train to airport it was pretty quick, then at the airport (this is where the sign issue become an ACTUAL issue)..... We went through security and passport as this is where the signs led for departures (nowhere did it say check in it just said gate P17!!!) so we got through passport and 1st security and no-one told us we still had our massive check-in luggage???? WHY? So had to go back with security ...
I made it out of my quiet reflection time unscathed and I thought you might be curious to know how it went so I'm skipping a few entries for now to tell you the story. Here goes... I arrive in Chumphon from the speedboat ferry from Koh Tao. The port shuttle stops at the train station and within an hour and a bit I've got my seat and away to the monastery I went... Let me backtrack a little. I was on my way to a town called Chaiya in south Thailand, just north of Surat Thani. In Chaiya, ...
... is no other way of getting to the remote floating bungalows!Our man is hired and he packs an overnight rucksack and we're off. I had been told this place is beautiful, but had no idea just how amazing it would be. The jetty is beside the dam and the further from this we travel the more fantastic the scenery becomes. We're racing through the still, smooth water, leaving churning waves behind us. We pass great limestone cliffs that shoot ...
... into masks of raw grief - and I feel tiny cracks starting to appear in the glass of Thailand. The next night, I'm passed out under the aircon when I hear a banging noise coming from my front door. Blearily looking at my phone, I see that it's 1am. I swing my feet down onto the cool white tiles, get up and put some shorts on. I take a few steps towards the door before my survival instincts kick in and I realise that it's probably not the best idea to ...
... which was basically half way across Thailand. The train was really clean and had air conditioning! Even a restaurant carriage where we ordered a takeaway dinner which was served at our seats. Amazing! The clip in table was really not secure so we were holding onto it while we ate our 4 course dinner. The train was really shaky and noisy on the tracks, at first I thought it would be impossible to sleep through with that noise! Luckily we weren't ...