Travel Blogs from Ko Samui
... noticing that in an hour he had made his way halfway through a bottle of the local mind numbing hooch. It was almost as if I was asking directions to a remote village in the Himalayas.
We had a pre cocktail ride out to Thong Krut Bay and walked for an hour along a beach of crushed coral. It was quiet, calm and a million miles away from the chaos of Chaweng.
This evening on a nostalgic farewell scooter ride we went to Lamai for dinner. We stayed in a hut twenty ...
... point and took some gorgeous pics (which I'll include in my next post once I figure out what a start up disc is and why it is full, and then I'll be able to load all of my pics properly from my camera). We then rented snorkelling gear and went out for an hour or two. The girls checked out the coral while I flailed around nervously searching for things trying to eat or sting us. It's miraculous I never remember the full extent of my fear of sharks until I'm helplessly staring ...
... None of the uni raves or festivals could have prepared us for it. Apparently there was 55,000 people there and we are pretty sure 99% of them were on crystal meth. After a few hours dancing away on the sand we found a reggae bar and flopped down, ready to do some people watching. And what crazy people we saw. A few personal faves was the 50 year old man on some kind of acid trip doing yoga and a girl dancing verrrry seductively for a man 4 times her age and size. After a lot ...
... we see is a sight for Tesco whoop whoop, unfortunately uncle Martin wasn't so keen on seeing the delights inside, so we continue our explorations. We wander down the Main Street looking at the shops with their brightly coloured clothes and tourist trinkets (in case you haven't worked it out yet tourist trinkets = junk :0) ).
We look up a side alley, no different to the ones we had passed so far, when in the distance we could see glimpses of ...
The French girls left a about 7.30am to go to Koh Tao, an island about 50 miles north. Having not seen Koh Phangan other than the extreme southwestern tip, I decided to go later that day so I hung around at the bungalow until around 11.30am, also proximity to a loo was required, again! On account of my bag being stuffed to bursting decided to ditch some clothes I haven't worn so far, being a pair of trousers and two pairs of long (i.e. non ankle) socks. Still have a pair ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility