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Travel Blogs from Khao Lak
... to camp on the beach there having convinced herself that “lightning never strikes twice................”! In fact when Japan suffered their tsunami Sheila wasn't directly affected, but she had gone immediately to volunteer her help with the recovery. She said that, although the loss of life wasn’t so great there, the devastation was far worse than anything she saw in Thailand.
It was back to the pool again for the afternoon and then in ...
... and then the whole bag. We were outraged. We explained to him that he shouldn't have done that as it will probably make him aggressive and he shouldn't feed him as he's a wild animal. He tried to take the bag off the monkey and it screamed and became aggressive. He left very quickly.
One of the younger ones liked playing with my trekking stick. I was stood taking some pictures and hadn't realised I was getting closer to the older one ...
... are still under repair.
Like Ao Nang, Khao Lak caters for the package holiday and those seeking a higher standard than we're used to and have been budgeting for, as a result there's not much of a backpacker scene. Most buildings are new or renovated following the disaster.
Despite the name, The Youth Club caters for all, even the over 30's. Its about the cheapest place in town at 400 baht per room per night and for that you get ...
... into specially-built swimming pools. It was very hot indeed (like if you just let the hot tap run in a bath) but not unpleasant. We met a pleasant Indian couple there who were on their honeymoon (he works for KPMG, she'd been at RBS) who also went to the springs; it was the first time she had ever been in water (apparently this is not that unusual in India)! Three times thus far in Thailand we've come across elephants by ...
... children knew better than we did how a lot of the names should be pronounced.
We were glad of the lunch break and after eating, once again sat with the kindergarten children to wind down for a while before facing the last class of the day. As we travelled back to Khao Lak Alison and Lesley both agreed that it had been a wearing day. I was also quite pleased to learn that I wasn’t alone in finding the children difficult to handle. Even ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking