Khaolak Orchid Beach Resort
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We moved out of the broken house and stayed our last night at a friends apartment in Coogee Beach. My flight took off the next afternoon at 1400. I originally paid only £230 for an indirect flight leaving at a ridiculously early hour via Melbourne and Singapore. Jetstar had contacted me the day before though as they’d cancelled one of these …
Barnaby and his companions caught the boat back to Phuket. On the boat he made friends with some Canadian travellers and offered to take them to Phuket airport. They then drove North to Khao Lak.
We arrived on shore on a high, arranged to meet everyone at a nightclub (yes those things we have not visited in a year) and ended up having to stand them up due to Ems' sudden post-diving onset of a horrid cold. Luckily our hotel was very comfy and did goo chicken soup and it was bed by 8 for us. Next day a quick walk on the beach with memorials …
Arrived at Surat Thani station at 5 in the morning and then had a **** breakfast on the side of the road. We then took a bus to the dock and took a boat out to the mountains. We then jumped in the water and climbed rocks to jump off them. There was a village and school 50m deep under water which was then destroyed by the dam they made. We then went to the floating house where we went Kayaking, fed the fish (barb) and had a swim. We then had a massive buffet ...
... cheap (74p for a big bowl of noodle soup with all the accompaniments) although most of the youngsters seemed reluctant to try anything they didn’t recognise. One of them went off to the nearest 7 Eleven to buy more bottles of beer which they polished off on the walk back to Walkers Inn where they were all staying and where they planned to watch the England / Wales rugby match later..
The “English Camp” wasn’t starting until Tuesday and ...
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