Travel Blogs from Bophut
... much to the kids, and Stephanie's, delight. The Big Buddha sits in the Mara posture, with the left hand palm facing up. resting on the lap and the right hand facing down, the fingers hanging over the knee and grazing the ground. It depicts a time during Buddha’s journey to enlightenment where he successfully subdued the temptations and dangers thrust at him by the devil-figure Mara by meditating and remaining calm. The pose is a symbol of steadfastness, purity ...
... that's were some famous people stay when they go to Thailand. Have made lots of friends from around the world. Me and Kat believe our Canadian accents have gotten stronger, but that could also just be because we have never noticed them until others point them out. Haven't meet to many other Canadians yet. Meet one guy from Montreal who we are meeting at the full moon party who isn't a Habs fan. Our fridge ...
... the gills was life-vest wearing passengers. It’s a good job they were wearing the life vests because there was a fairly good chance the boats would indeed sink, there were so many people crowded onto them.
Shane waited in line to get our tickets and was informed that we had signed up for the “wrong” tour, and the tour we had wanted to take was over-booked and there was no space for us. We were unimpressed but not surprised given the number of ...
... it did seem a lot brighter than usual. I had read that the Full Moon party scene started in 1997 when a group of backpackers decided that it was the best and brightest full moon they had ever seen. The decided to celebrate it by holding a party on Hadrin beach, the party reoccurred for every full moon and from there it just snowballed. We headed back to the bungalows relatively early as we needed to get a good sleep in as it would probably be our last for a few days. I ...
... surprised at how clear it was. I could clearly see large fish bathing in the shallows. We took a few snaps before taking the stairs back over to the beach on the other side of the cliffs. We were ushered on to smaller boats which would take us to the bigger one again. Once we were back on the big boat we were served a lovely Thai curry and large helping of rice. The boat chugged along to our next destination whilst we ate. We conveniently finished our lunch just as we anchored ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet