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Travel Blogs from Khao Sok National Park
... to eat some crisps that I had in my bag, but when I got them out I realised that they were fish flavoured crisps - what are the chances?! So yeah, I went for plain rice that day. We spent more time in the lake after lunch, before leaving early afternoon to head to our accommodation. I did not want to leave because I loved it there so much, it was a really lovely day and we all had so much fun. We were staying in a Rainforest resort in ...
... paint on their faces they are so friendly and laugh at our bad jokes.
There is no town to speak of so, every thing you need you have to bring with you. There is a tiny 711 store but it is a 20minute hot and sticky walk.
We went for a long walk the first day we arrived and ended up at the Monkey swimming hole, no monkeys there while we were swimming it so lovely and cool to swim there.
Div and Gary ...
... to the boat to take us across the lake. There was a lot of boats going in either direction full of tourists and it seems the common thing is to wave at very boat you pass regardless if it's just the driver or a group of Japanese tourists. After about an hour riding through this magical place that rivals both both Milford sound and halong bay (in fact I have heard people say this is better to visit than halong bay as its not overrun by tourism yet) we came to a stop ...
... we swam, ate, played on floating logs (mostly Julien) and headed out to our jungle and cave walk. As per usual, the guides insisted: “no flipflops” but they all go without shoes. Our guide particularly liked Julien.... He joked with him a lot even made him a leaf hat that looked like Robin Hood’s hat which Julien wore the entire time. Pointed out neat features of the jungle.
The cave was 800m long. During the raining season it is not recommended ...
... a monkey high in the trees, a night cat, some bats and various different birds including a kingfisher. I really enjoyed it and it was cool going at night - bit spooky at times. The next day we had a whole day tour on the lake so we left fairly early. We all got a long tail boat across the lake to the mountains. The place is known as the Guilin of Thailand after the Guilin karst rocks in China (where I'm also going in a ...
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