Khaolak Bhandari Resort and Spa
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... in counter and checked my bag and then ran to security. Another 10 minutes and I was at my gate where nobody was even in line to board the plane. I had enough time go get lunch before boarding my flight that even took off on time. Incredible! The plane didn't have an empty seat as I’m sure the locals negotiate and are able to get on these last minute flights if they are not full.
Once I arrived in Phuket I still needed to get ...
... but the girls had some complaint about their noodles (they were the wrong shape), refused to pay for their meals and went to McDonalds instead. So Nicky, Sue and I were finally able to relax. We lingered over another beer and had a good long chat. Nicky and I then wandered back home stopping off at Sakai Bar for a last beer before bed. We were getting to know each other very well by now but discovered something new tonight - we were both born in the same hospital in Barking!
... with the local kids. The beach is clean, uncrowded and free from rent this space style umbrella sunbed opportunists. Golden sand stretches miles in each direction and the tsunami early warning system is evident in the huge masts and lookout towers dotted along it. The answer to their previous unpreparedness. At this time of year, with the sun shining and the sea calm its hard to imagine how an approaching Tsunami went unnoticed by so many at the ...
... aged Polish couple, a young Polish couple and a Belgian couple. We stayed in a floating village; huts held up on logs and similar actually on the lake itself (one could feel the thing rocking a little). We went swimming, then on a massive trek through some amazing rainforest to a cave, which was huge and completely dark inside so we had to use torches. We had to clamber over stuff and swim inside the cave which was ...
... into the classroom half way through a class and, in the final class, six girls just got up and left. (That actually suited us rather well as we hadn’t brought quite enough worksheets for that class.) We suspected they had a valid reason for leaving but without a language in common, there is no way to communicate with them and find out.
Before heading home we had our weekly visit to Home and Life Orphanage. After some excellent coffee and ...
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