Khaolak Orchid Beach Resort
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... next morning to jump into the water with a whale shark. Essentially scuba bliss! We were even able to snorkel with the whale shark after the dives.
Unforunately, photo wise, the GoPro doesn’t do any of this stuff justice. The videos and a few photos look okay, but underwater they are infinitely more spectacular!
... bus! Another win!
The bus dropped me off on the main strip in Khao Lak and I got my phone out to try to find a cheap place to stay. A guy walked up to me and said "I’ve only been here one night but your probably looking for that place! It has a pool, a/c, and decent rooms for 600 baht." Not arriving in a private taxi and my backpack must have given it away but he was correct. Grand City Hotel ended up being one of the ...
... he could say about it was that it had been “an experience”.
My understanding was that there was to be a similar English Camp organised for this week. Then came good news. There was indeed to be another English Camp but it was going to be run from Khao Lak and so would suit me fine.
My Sunday mornings nearly always start with breakfast at the German Café and a quick perusal of the Bangkok Post. Recently I had sampled for the first time ...
... the parents at their gym, pool, beach, and bar, whether they're there or not. We'd had a whole night off the beer so Butch, Sundance, Emma and I wandered into town for drinks and Thai style tapas. We finished sat on their balcony, with contraband Chang and cards, overlooking the illuminated hotel lagoon.
Monday, we set out to visit the national Tsunami memorial at Baan Nam Khem. The site of a small fishing village was chosen as it was ...
... carry our bags but try to avoid walking more than a few blocks. I like to make reservations online using Agoda or booking.com, especially important during high season here in Thailand. I do lots of research about places beforehand; back on our world trip we we always arrived at our destinations without a booking (as did most travellers) as we all leaned heavily on Tony Wheeler's Lonely Planet Guides, particularly the famed yellow bible: SE Asia on the ...
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