Travel Blogs from Satun
... Washington movies and taking care of the mundane things which keep us on the road. Although we had intended at getting out of the city in reasonable time in order to make the most of the morning, it proved to be a little difficult to get back in the saddle after our sedentary bicycle break. Unfortunately by the time we disembarked from the ferry back on the mainland it was close to 11 am. Well you can imagine what this meant for your determined riders, no it didn't mean ...
... in the bus station as when I got changed I pulled out the first top I could find and so was wearing a belly top in a Muslim area of Thailand and clearly none of the women approved of my attire.
We got on the next mini bus and within the hour I was being sick again. When we finally arrived in Saturn I collapsed in bed exhausted in the first room that we could find and went to sleep ready for the border crossing the next ...
... with her 16 year-old son (who doesn't speak a word of English).
We head off on the wooden long tail boat at 9am and reach the beautiful limestone karsts which shoot straight up abut 40m out of the turquoise blue, Andaman Sea. Our boat moors up and the young Thai boys show us how to fish choi lair style! Within 15 minutes Glynn and I have both caught ...
... hundred metres from the shore and a smaller, wooden, long-tailed boat splashes out to meet us - there's no dock on Koh Bulon. The two boats bob about for a while as the young boatmen jockey them into position alongside each other, then we all help to pass our big bags down to the long-tail and climb over the side and board it ourselves. It's not that ************ce again Sheila conquers her fears as she courageously clambers onto the shifting wooden deck of the smaller boat. Once all ...
... some random flying bats but despite
all this Satun has a lot of charm. Satun is unlike any other place in Thailand
we have seen thus far, Wats are replaced with mosques and saffron robed monks
with men in traditional Muslim garb and head scarf clad women. The shops are
sweet and their owners even more so. Satun as our final Thai city was as sweet
as the sundae we had for dessert... ahhh yes I just went there!
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking