Khaolak Sunset Resort
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 ...
With no teaching to do we were at a loose end on Thursday. Ken suggested that we might like to go for an excursion to Lampee Waterfall. He kindly offered to pay Kobin, our regular driver, his normal rate for the day but instead of taking us to school he would take us to the waterfall. It seemed too good an offer to refuse and so Mei-Lan, Erica, Alejandro and I were ready at 2.00pm with our towels and swimwear.
Trips to the waterfalls in the area ...
... cookies in the café we did a short session with the children on items of clothing. With such an age range it is difficult to know what to teach. Many found it very easy whilst the little ones struggled a bit. They were all very sweet however and helped each other. Alison and Lesley had come prepared for a game of volley ball but once the class was over, the children all disappeared. We found them working in the vegetable garden, watering and feeding the ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Free parking
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