Travel Blogs from Khao Lak
Previous winter trips had seen Keith and myself on the move every few days and we had become masters in the art of travelling light. This year I was expecting to stay put for most of the time and so fell victim to the temptation to take a lot more with me. It was with much gratitude therefore, that I accepted the offer of friends to drive me and my …
... than other areas and with the 10 year anniversary fast approaching there is little sign left of the
Fortunately I made it just before the park was closed. I booked a trip out to Tachai which is touted as “Maldives of Thailand”. Visibility was 15 metres at best and deteriorating further the later it got in the day. No sharks, no turtles and really not much of the sea life I was expecting to see. The ...
... we all went for lunch.
Expecting to walk down the road to one of the local restaurants I was delighted when instead Ken drove us over to White Sand Beach to eat at the Boat Yard Restaurant, somewhere I had long been wanting to visit. Set on an idyllic stretch of beach the restaurant occupies the site where a team of volunteers helped build new fishing boats for the many families who had lost their source of income when their boats were destroyed by the ...
... doing his best to cope with the spicy food too but had tears coursing down his face today as he tucked into the soup.
We were back in Khao Lak for 1.00pm. Phil came over to Phu Khao Lak and after a snack in the restaurant I showed him around my little Thai home. Then we returned to the Sands Hotel where Phil is staying and he showed me around this relatively newly opened large resort. There are several accommodation blocks, various pools and all the ...
... The most popular restaurant served Italian food, and breakfasts featured a gargantuan buffet (price for two more than our entire two day food budget at Mama’s!). In fact everything seemed in excess — like a cruise ship only a la carte. We suspected some people had full plans, as there were several conventions on site during our stay.
We checked the rack rate to determine the feasibility of extending one extra night. At peak season, our ...
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