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... rain. We figure the high speed catamaran
boat ride is going to be
interesting . Roy's tummy didn't like a meal we had a couple of days ago. The bathrooms been
so wondering how rolling seas are going to affect him, and for that matter me. I have never been
a good sailor
Thunder is really, really loud here. The wind is really picking up this is going to be soooo interesting.
Having finally arrived on Koh Samui soil very tired and very smelly from our day of travelling we got in a mini van which took us to Chaweng Beach and to our hostel called Liquid Lounge. This was actually a bar with one hostel dorm room above it. It was very nice and had great cocktails which we get 10% off of. This pleased us immensely, we couldn't yet check in though as we were to early, we were also too early ...
... a day based on advice from the apartment manager. However, it worked out considerably more than that - the end bill was £200 - we thought perhaps due to our almost constant use of air con but when querying it, we were blithely told by the apartment receptionist that the day before we moved into the apartment the owners and management had decided to put the rate up - ‘what can we do kah’. Kah indeed - ...
... perfectly clean, feels safe, and does not seem to have a problem with vagrancy. Signage is also posted in Thai and English. I got to the Bangkok airport, which is a bustling, noisy crowded airport, although it is modern and clean. I waited in the Bangkok airways lounge and did some WiFi while I waited for my flight, which was slightly delayed. The flight was about an hour to Koh Samui. I arrived around 4pm. At the airport, I booked my ferry ...
... and have one before I felt quite myself again.
The things and stuff on sticks theme continued all over Koh Samui, much to our delight as we found wee local markets all over the island, each with their own versions of meaty things on sticks, some with squid, prawns, chicken, pork or balls (not sure what is in all of them yet!) on sticks, all sticky from their marinades and all tasting fantastic, be sure to get there early enough ...