Baan Khaolak Resort
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Today we went on a plane to Phuket, it took about an hour to get to the airport from Kuala Lumpur . A man had a sign that said Ewens then we caught his taxi to our hotel in khoa lak.It took about 1.5 hrs
When we got there we had a look around while Dad sorted out our hotel. We then went got ...
... met her during the Christmas holidays and now she was back again, today using the computers in the office to help with organising the big reunion of tsunami volunteers planned for this Christmas, the 10th anniversary of the disaster.
I spent the afternoon by the pool which was blissfully quiet now that the number of visitors is rapidly reducing. The only other long-term resident of Phu Khao Lak departed today and tonight for the first time in months the ...
... decent Beatles before heading home. Thursday morning we got up at 7 to miss the heat and make it to Lam Ru National park. There are Asiatic bears, Tapirs and Drongos (bird variety not Australian) but not today. It's a 2 km walk around the nature trail which leads to several rocky coves, viewpoints and beaches. There is a 100 baht entrance fee. Sandy beach was our destination and we weren't disappointed. My first wow moment, a deserted and spectacular little bay all ...
... to climb the steps we could see. They went on forever. There must have been 3,000 of them. We thought we were going to be in for a great viewpoint seeing as we were climbing so high. Some of the steps were missing or in poor condition. We reached 2 signs; one was to the viewpoint and the other said it was just 800m to the park office - we'd followed the 2km signs. We were surrounded by tall trees and were wondering where the viewpoint was. I ...
... the 1980s), regarding the distinction between “traveler” and “tourist”. The basic premise goes something like this: tourists are those who book packaged vacations, don't carry their bags and stay in sanitized resorts.
Travelers on the other seek independent adventure, head off-the-beaten track and get to grouse about everything along the way. Travelers are the “true seekers,” while tourists swim in roped off seas ...
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