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Travel Blogs from Chantaburi
... of Vietnamese people who fled the religious persecution in Indochina started the church around 1700 A.D. There are lots of flags fluttering about, which I think is for the Kings birthday (5th December).
Chantaburi is known as the gem town, there are lots and lots of gem shops, they don't look real and they sell them loose, they look like sweets. There is a gem show in a few days, which we will miss! There also seems to be a lot of dessert shops here.
Well we left Pattaya today, can't say I'm too disappointed. It's still my same thinking of the city experience here is being ruined by Western civilisation dominating and dictating how the cities operate in this country. I'm glad I got to visit them but equally am looking forward to going on and seeing the real Thailand and his it lives. We've hired out a car for the five of us and have headed out to the East Coast. The idea is to go to the island ...
... your beer, before I eat my peanuts and drink your beer!"
Then we look at the map and pick out the route for tomorrow, answer some
emails if we have internet, and pick out the clothes for tomorrow
before crawling into our mummy sleeping liners!!!
... I have lost count of the amount of lifts people offered us whilst we waited for Georg to pick us up. It was very humbling. It seems if you want to really know what a country's people are like it is best to leave the touristy places.
Another bonus about being in a remote place is the price of things! 2 pence an hour for internet. £1 for 2 meals! It was brilliant for us poor backpackers.
Right, I better talk about the stars of the show. The kids! As ...
... Taksin the great park which is a very nice puplic park with lakes, bridges and gardens and a large statue in memory of King Taksin himself who fought for the freedom of the Thai people in the past.
I then rented a motorbike and did some day trips. The first day was spent visiting wats/temples around the whole province. These included Wat Pai Lom which is located in town and features an ordination hall housing the largest reclining buddha in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting