Takolaburi Cultural & Spa Resort
Travel Blogs from Khao Lak
... Burmese. The classroom walls are plastered with teaching material in both languages and also in Mon, another language spoken in Burma. So their appetite for English is even more amazing when you consider that their native tongue uses one script, they are being taught Thai, which has a completely different script and we come along and expect them to understand and read words written in a third script!
As we had no further lessons Kobin, our driver, offered, ...
... pattern here and visualize how hard this was on me.. Other top highlights included spotting wild dolphins near our ship and getting to dive a couple times around a sunken wreck off the coast. Diving to 30m was a breeze (or is that a blub?) and I found the night dive to be uneasy and a bit nerve racking with not being able to see anything except for the narrow beam from my flashlight.
When it was all said and done, I had more than ...
... orphanage were really pleased to see us, putting up our boards for us before we arrived and joining in the lesson with great enthusiasm, in contrast with the previous week when we had found them quite hard to motivate.
I met Phil in the evening for a lovely dinner at Wimanthip Restaurant followed by a few beers in the Tarzan Bar. It had been a tiring day though and I had another early start on Thursday and so it wasn’t a late night.
... scene of some protesting and occasional gun battles between rival political factions. We have been following developments there carefully (we thought for a while we probably wouldn't go and would rearrange but it looks like it's calmed down now so all should be fine). We're not going to be in Bangkok long though, just long enough to get our Burmese visas sorted, then we fly to Rangoon (or Yangon as they now insist on calling ...
... since reading this!
I met Mei-Lan for dinner on Sunday night. She had finally moved out of Walkers Inn after 10 nights in the dormitory there. She had had a problem finding alternative accommodation as most places were fully booked. Eventually she found a room in a small hotel on the beach road. We ate at Everyday Restaurant, one of my favourites and one which also seems to meet Mei-Lan’s exacting standards.
Afterwards she took ...
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