Conrad Koh Samui Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Ko Samui
We started our final leg of the trip at Bangkok Airport. We had planned on going to the airport lounge for free lunch but we were offered an earlier flight on Bangkok Airways so we took it. Boarding had already started when they offered us the flight but they ensured us we would make it. We went through security and saw the sign to our gate (800m …
... this bit of land and designed this place. I have only left the island once since and that was to renew my Australian passport"
Right now the Samui Reef is fully occupied by a group of "geezers" from London's East End. They sound as if they have just stepped off the set of Eastenders. They are here on a Muay Thai (Thai boxing) cum meditation course. None of them would be out of place as one of Ronnie Kray's minders. To a man they have enough tattoos to rival the Bayeux ...
... of tourists were taking photos as you can imagine but apart from the tourists it was a very picturesque place with the granite boulders and crashing waves.
We ended our tour with a visit to the "Mummy Monk" at Wat Kunaram. Dang Piyasilo died over 20 years ago and as per his wishes his body was placed in a glass case for all to see. Weird and wacky if you ask me and just a tad morbid. The sun glasses perched on his now leathery and ...
... morning at 7.30am we heard his car drive out. We quickly went to check the room; all the lights were on, so was the a/c and the doors were wide open. Despite his response to the breakfast pack suggestion he'd used it all. He'd also taken a face cloth and did not pay for his laundry - all of 40 THB. Bizarrely he removed the wheels from under the plate in the microwave. Was this a feeble attempt to sabotage the microwave? Very strange man. We'll see if he leaves a ...
... before jumping aboard the train to Hua Lamphong. Once we arrived at the station in the centre of Bangkok our mission was to simply sit and wait... for six hours. We perched up on the platform for the night train as this was where we had agreed to meet the girls. Before too long I ventured out to see if I could find something we had missed a great deal since leaving Thailand and that was a 7Eleven store. I kid you not. We missed this place as it was our source off all things ...
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