Baan Khaolak Resort
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... Mars Bar for some lunch. This is a typical ex-pats bar on the main road between Khao Lak and Bang Niang serving things like liver and onions, welsh rarebit, thai green curry pie and marmite sandwiches. We sat at the bar alongside the usual motley selection of seasoned long term farang residents and had a couple of sandwiches.
Back at the office I did some more work on the files before retiring for a swim at what I am now beginning to regard as my ...
... tidying files. The end of term was fast approaching. Tablamu school had finished already and so there would be no more long Wednesdays for us but as far as we were aware we would still be teaching on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Lesson preparation did not take very long as we only had to prepare three instead of four subjects and I had time to return home for a quick coffee before we set off at midday for Koh Nok school.
Sue came along with us and was mobbed ...
Another beach day, made an octopus in the sand. In the early evening we set off to see the tsunami museum. This part of the coast took the major hit back in 2004 and now there are lookout towers on the beach and clear signage to guide you to safe areas should the worst happen again. The museum is on two floors of a shop house with explanations of how a tsunami is caused and a lot of ...
... group photos for Russell, as it was his last visit there. Then we were off to the orphanage. Uli asked how long it would take to get there and I told him 20 minutes. I could hear Russell s******ing when Uli shortly afterwards, in all seriousness, took me to task over my assertion, as it had in fact taken 23 minutes.
The children at the orphanage were great and we spent some time chatting with a Londoner who has been staying there as a volunteer and ...
... it was 6.30pm and getting dark. What a long day indeed!
I felt in need of some comfort food and so dined at Walkers Inn where I remembered they did an excellent Thai green curry with mashed potatoes.
Waiting for us at the office on Thursday morning was Barbara, the lady who had been distributing the gifts at the orphanage. She was from Bournemouth and was going to be teaching with us for a short while. We learned that she and her husband ...