Khaolak Sunset Resort
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Travel Blogs from Khao Lak
... as was my long time colleague Josh and five new young volunteers. The news was even better than I expected as not only were we going to be based in Khao Lak for next week’s three day English Camp but it was going to be at my favourite school, Ban Lampee, where most of the pupils are lovely polite Burmese children.
The office was a hive of activity as the new arrivals enthusiastically prepared their lessons. Four of them were friends from ...
*Underwater photos were taken from web as I had no camera*
North of Phuket, along the Andaman Coast lies Khao Lak, a coastal town that was practically wiped out by the Boxing Day tsunami that hit Thailand in 2004. The city has since rebuilt itself and tourism is once again flourishing, as it's location makes it ideal as a base to see the nearby
national parks and more importantly, the Surin and Similan islands – the reason we ...
... and as such is a pretty quiet place. Again it is unkept although not to the extent of the first site.
There is a small display of pictures and information about the army's involvement in the relief effort and which dignitaries visited the area. Why there are pictures of ex US Presidents and none honouring the dead i don't know. The whole display seemed amateur, the lack of information amazing. For a national memorial commemorating the death ...
... advertised but I had never been tempted to go. I had heard that they were not particularly spectacular and in the current dry season I didn’t imagine that there would be a lot of water in them. I was pleasantly surprised, however. Venezuelan Alejandro agreed that they were not quite on the scale of the Angel Falls but there was enough water in them to make them quite photogenic and fill a series of pools ideal for swimming. Alejandro got out ...
... field and back into the school. Here we were teaching little ones, 7 to 9 year olds, and although they were mischievous the classes were much easier to run. After doing phonics with the youngest ones, we did two sessions of “items of clothing“. We had brought actual clothes with us today to supplement the pictures and we had the children doing a fashion line up which went down very well. In one session the biggest boy in the class ended up with ...
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- Free parking