Khaolak Bayfront Resort Hotel Khao Lak
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... and sat across from us. After brief introductions I asked where they were from.
"Ukraine." the young man growled. Our country is about to become the first republic of the new Soviet Union."
[Dennis - The reason I looked unhappy was because of an epic hangover I experienced that day :-D Although it may seem a joke, it is not. I challenged a local bartender that he would not make mojitos at the speed I can drink them, so...]
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... so we retreated to the shelter of the beach bar and ordered more beers. We had a great evening just talking, drinking beer and waiting patiently for the rain to stop. Eventually, although it was still bouncing down, we noticed we were the only ones left and the staff suggested that they call a taxi for us. This seemed like a good idea and we were impressed when, 10 minutes later, out of the darkness and the rain came the tail lights of a taxi reversing right up ...
... work underway on the land between Phu Khao Lak, where I live, and Walkers Inn. The pile driver had just turned up and a noisy day looked in prospect. It seems that Phu Khao Lak have plans for 15 businesses on the land, mostly shops including a 7 Eleven store, and a bar. The people at Walkers Inn are not impressed. It has until now been very peaceful at this end of town.
The Saturday evening market seemed particularly busy but I managed to find a ...
... on a Tuesday and when pressed she admitted that she would never want to do it again and in fact she would rather have endured a “Terrible Tuesday” at Wat Muang Pratcharam School than do the visa run. That had me a bit worried! There were two options however, the standard £30 visa run which Lesley had taken or the £40 deluxe Andaman Club visa run.
I had booked a place on Saturday’s Andaman Club visa run. The minibus was coming ...
... and I went over to Bang Niang. Her main interest was in the local foods for sale in the market, in particular the very sweet desserts and the vast selection of fruits. She gave me a lesson in what all the fruits were called and I bought some sapadilla, something I had not tasted before. It was a little bigger than a kiwi fruit with soft, brown flesh and a black stone. It was so sweet it was almost like eating treacle. From the market we ...
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