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... which is what the island is renowned for. We arrived at Good Times Hostel (also a diving centre), and were greeted by a very friendly Aussie girl who checked us in early and showed us to our clean 8 bedded dorm. We had a quick chat with the three girls already in there before heading for a late breakfast. We spent the afternoon renting a 2 person kayak which had been an activity on the to do list since day one. Neither of us had done this since our childhood ...
... main strip of hustle and bustle and the backpacker area which suits us. The room is spacious and clean and we have a little kitchen area...(Well a sink, fridge and microwave), however we have to do our own cleaning which is new for us. Rooms usually get cleaned daily in most places we have stayed at but here its every 8 - 10 days! Part of the deal. On our road and a stones throw away from our guesthouse, are two gyms and a healthy fitness cafe where we have been eating breakfast ...
... and some soft drink.
The beach is definitely a nice space to hangout. But the sun's got a bite to it. I, like many others, have learnt the hard way.
The hostel had a curry night. With all you can eat curry and all you can drink jungle juice for 200THB! Mega deal! So the nights are spent with curry, beer and maybe jungle juice. The days are spent chilling on the beach, scuba diving, snorkeling, slack lining, hanging ...
... to Aow Leuk bay (said 'ow look'). It was amazing! Exactly what we were hoping for - a lovely white sandy beach (although a little on the stony side), a whole lagoon to swim in (so clear and jade blue), and lots of sunshine. As soon as we got there it started raining (just our luck)! Not deterred, Ross ran straight into the sea for a swim! Once the rain stopped, it cooled right down, which was so nice after the heat we'd had the day before. We ...
... away with the course and from 16.30 until 19.00 we were watching the first three videos mandatory for passing of the course. When we finished we were pretty tired so we went home but not to sleep because they actually gave us some homework which made us study for the next day.
Day 2: April 18, 2014
We started the course really early (8.30) and our instructor was an Argentinian guy. His English wasn’t the best but was good enough so we ...