Thaproban Beach House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... do not really fish this way anymore. In fact the men you see on the stilts are not even fishermen. They are literally posers. They will only go out on the stilts after a price for the photo-shoot has been negotiated. They charge about 10 dollars to take their pictures. We couldn't bring ourselves to do this and so took a picture of a (equally authentic) post card.
... weren't hanging in the usual bat hanging way. They clearly have some problem with navigating the wires. I'm not sure if it is how thin they are but I suspect it is something to do with the electrical currents that they are emitting and that it messes up the bat radar as those things are masters at not crashing into things like me running screaming from my beach hut in Indonesia while it is zipping around and barely missing me and my flailing arms. Not bad for a creature that ...
Woke up to fine weather - yeah! Breaky of roti (looked more like a rissole) daal and tomato & onion salad and fresh fruit platter. Pretty ordinary after some of the amazing food we've had. Back to room for a while and then to beach for swim ... The water is just beautiful but waves can be rough and there seems to be current and undertow at times. Then to local restaurant (on main road) for chicken kohtu and mixed (chicken, fish ...
Even after sleeping on it, we still hadn't really worked out what we wanted to do for the last 2 weeks of our trip. We ruled out India because of how difficult the visa would be, that would have to wait for another time. Other than that we were getting nowhere. Extending our Sri Lankan visa was still on the table, as was a random cheap flight, but we were struggling to settle on something. We spent hours on sky scanner trying to look at all ...
... see what happens. I wish I had room for my big camera. The coastlines, hinterlands and lagoons are picture perfect. The moto trip is a great way to do this and the adrenaline kick keeps me on my game. Every few minutes I find 2 trucks or buses abreast coming at me as well as overtaking a tuk tuk. Luckily I am on a dirt bike:-) Stay ...