The Residence Resort and Spa Retreat
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... back a bit, we did still have a few hours left in Thailand yesterday morning before we got to the mundane stuff of the actual travelling.
Breakfast was the usual event, a mixture of coffee, iced chocolate, pancakes, poached eggs, cereal and other stuff. The women and Dale head off to Tower Massage for nails to be redone, Dale for a massage, his nails are good looking enough - apparently.
Mark heads to his room for a rest and last minute packing and I go to the room ...
... Along the way, we were passed by the same Bentley twice, stopped for gas and also stopped at roadside stalls to buy pineapples. Only $1.25 each and delicious!
We drove through several different landscapes from city traffic to country traffic to one lane roads in the rain forest. We also saw drastic changes in weather, from sunny to cloudy to a torrential ...
... the Day Skipper theory without too many hitches. We've done the course online on our iPads and taught ourselves which has been quite successful. There have been some moments when I've lost patience with it, normally after 3 hours of chart work and a longing to get out in the sunshine but all in all, I'm well chuffed with our achievements our strengths and weaknesses have turned out to be complementary. Good job as I'm not a fan of chart work which is Russell's ...
... was so they could tell the driver... But of course they were also trying to see if they could sell us stuff. By the time we dropped everyone off, it had been 2 hours and we were dropped off last.
Our hostel is in a really good location, a 5 minute walk from the beach and next to tons of massage places and good restaurants. Our room we are sharing with 4 other people, which isn't actually as bad as I thought it would be. It took a little getting used ...
... people watch. Asians love having there photos taken like super models jumping on the waters edge Aussies are very cruel and like pretending to run off with their cameras..lol (not me but the young boys) When we get back on board Cum offers me the best seat at the front of the boat next to driver, why I wonder but we are heading into choppy seas and bang the boat bottoms out with a thud wouldn't it be less noticeable at the back of the boat, but all my training with dad in the bay comes ...