The Residence Resort and Spa Retreat
Travel Blogs from Thalang
... later and I suspected it wouldn't be so palatable . Turned out the wrong trip had been booked so we managed to make a bus load of people late for their speedboat then hopped on another bus! Some very red faced Germans ! Not very efficient ! We then cruised effortlessly to our speedboat which was a monster . 4 outboard motors got us up to 60 nots and we did the 60k trip to Surin island in no time. I spent the whole time covering the kids in factor 50 as I didn't ...
... see the dark storm approaching very rapidly and everyone on the beach was running to their boats. We wanted to leave too, but our boat was moored on the dock and we couldn't get to it immediately.
With rain pouring and lighting striking all around us, we all stood out in the open beach waiting for our boat to arrive. Given our rough ride in the morning, I was sure our return trip was going to be pretty ...
... from the temples high on the hill but up close is enormous and as promised it was sunset. Here they like cats so can't be too bad, they were climbing all over a statue near the priests who were what looked like educating some boys. So after many photos we were back on the bus to the market. Neh Alf bought two shirts i think my expectations were too high and bought nothing... There was a quick heavy shower of rain which meant the tarps put up in the walkways became ...
Monday arrived and after two and a half days off Ben and I were feeling re-energised for another week of training. We completed the morning run without any arguments and arrived at the gym feeling excited for training. That was until we saw all the new students. This week there must be about 15 new students which is slightly annoying as the gym is rammed. This proved to be slightly stressful for me as we all attempted to warm up in a space far ...
... cockroaches and a rat! This is the first place we actually stayed in that was mentioned in the guidebook and were a bit suspicious.
Needless to say, the next morning we asked if there were any other rooms available. We totally lucked out and got the best room in the place and probably the whole city!! We ended up on the top floor with wooden French doors leading to our own lovely veranda overlooking the picturesque street. The ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet