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.
... the 5* hotel opposite. Masquerading as residents, we wandered through the hotel grounds, through the beachfront restaurant and into the gardens where we sat for a while at the water’s edge. She, Erica and some of the other volunteers from Walkers Inn appear to have no compunction about sneaking into some of the more salubrious establishments and using their facilities. At one time they were regulars at the pool in my resort, Phu Khao Lak. I ...
... inclusive, which may have been a good thing in some ways, at least diet-wise.
After a leisurely stroll, we decided to shake the rigours of slow travel with a Thai oil massage in one of the many bamboo massage huts facing the water. The Thai ladies were oh so friendly and the price was right: about $25 for both of us for well over an hour. Of course it was spectacular; not to rub it in too much (LOL), but there we were, being reinvigorated by a ...
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