Southern Star

Address: 253 Chonkasem Road, Muang, Surat Thani, Thailand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 253 Chonkasem Road, Muang, Surat Thani, is near Monkey College and Khao Pu-Khao Ya National Park.
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Travel Blogs from Surat Thani

Sun mokkh ten day retreat!!

A travel blog entry by karl.harrison on May 11, 2015

2 comments, 12 photos

... events since Crimbo . I was able to let those moments go though and eventually ( despite still regularly falling asleep) was able to find away to really meditate, always standing though. It is really really tough as all our minds are like drunken monkeys and in general we never stop to think that we can actually have control over what we think and what life we would like. I would recommend it to all, although I have now had 3 days without meditating due to drunken ...

Suan Mokkh meditation center - Vipassana

A travel blog entry by heather.dyce on Apr 11, 2015

1 comment, 63 photos

... on average say gecko 5 times before they seemingly run out of breath?! 2) making a ton of new friends through the means of a smile and nod. You can learn a lot about people when you aren't distracted by words. 3) learning discipline and the ability to squash cravings for food or sugar. Nothing available makes it easier however, going without is not something most of us are accustomed to! 4) the peace and quiet all around. It's not something we westerners are accustomed to. It was ...

Elephant Hills - Khao Sok National Park

A travel blog entry by thehunts on Feb 09, 2015

86 photos

... maybe it's a big nose thing! We then had to prepare food for them so we chopped up some pineapple, sugar cane and some long grass. All of a sudden there were about 12 elephants all around us, all very hungry. The food was in baskets but they couldn't wait for us to feed them as their trunks were reaching into the baskets stealing the food!! We managed to feed some of them by hand getting covered in muddy snot by some of them. For animals that eat over 200kg of food per day ...

Tiger tiger burning dimly

A travel blog entry by krocodiletears on Apr 07, 2014

5 photos

... of the oldest rain forests on the globe weighing in at one hundred and sixty million years old.

When the tropical shower abated I went for a walk and lost total track of time. I met Matt an ex Marine who lives in Rawai in southern Phuket. He's an ex security specialist who has worked in the Gulf, *****ia and Somalia. Now he is developing property. I was sheltering from the rain, he bought me a beer, we talked a lot of **** and in the intervening two ...

I wish Koh Tao had an airport

A travel blog entry by alison_cupples on Jan 17, 2014

2 comments, 1 photo

... the first stop) I was pretty sick. Ross came to my rescue with a plastic bag (which unfortunately had a tiny hole in it). At the first stop we headed outside for fresh air. I stayed here for the rest of the trip (about another three hours). Koh Samui to Koh Pha Ngan wasn’t too bad as the islands are quite close together. However, the ride from Koh Pha Ngan to Koh Tao was the worst yet. Also, it ...

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