Crystal Bay Resort
Travel Blogs from Ko Samui
Brizi stayed here on Oct 7, 2010 during their trip titled: Brizi's Round the World trip.
Got in a routine of doing these blogs so here is an update on what we have been up to on Ko Samui, as we leave tomorrow morning to go to Krabi. First off after we arrived here we decided to hire some bikes so we could get round the island and see the various sites. We were all really hungry after the ferry and bus over we headed to a McDonalds for …
... as I much prefer to see elephants in the wild and I wasn't entirely convinced the elephants were happy, they weren't mistreated, but it gives me a guilty feeling seeing these big beautiful, intelligent animals kept in captivity. There was also a waterfall here, which we bought our swim wear for, but after seeing the colour of the water we definitely did not want to take a dip here. There were a few stalls selling souvenirs and whilst walking along we saw a red snake eating ...
... to one) but every year one hundred and fifty people die when a falling coconut whacks them on the head.
They say that in the world there are only fifteen fatal shark attacks every year so one can conclude that kayaking with the Great Whites is relatively safe. However the force of a falling coconut is reputed to be the equivalent of dropping a VW Golf on your cranium from just twenty centimeters and more people die that way than those unlucky enough to be ...
... in a minivan and got in to find another 6 people (not so crowded for once) then we set off to our first port of call - a viewpoint overlooking Chaweng Beach. It was beautiful here and gave us a great view of the town and the long beach next to it .The beach is actually 7km long so you would have plenty of space to get a tan! After a walk around we boarded the bus again and drove over to the Grandfather and Grandmother Rocks (Hin Ya and Hin Tai). These appropriately named rocks are ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet