Khaolak Orchid Beach Resort
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... in coming to this area. It was awesome it was a 1 hour bus ride, then a 1 hour long boat drive past breathtaking scenery. We arrived at a stopping point on the lake (which is so huge is is as big as an inland sea). We had lunch and swam here, there are little huts to stay overnight, but we were very relieved we didn't take that option, they are quite primitive, with no protection from mosquitoes.
We swam here ...
... photos taken will never be able to match the overwhelming satisfaction of the memories we now hold. This was worth every penny and certainly ticked every box if there were any to tick. We jumped off at both Khao Ta Poo (James Bond Island) and Koh Panyee the sea gypsy fishing village which is built on a small island and extended out to sea on ...
... they told us. The three teachers at our table were friendly but their English was limited. Sam, who seems to get on with everybody, endeared himself to them by coming out with quite a lot of Thai phrases.
We had finished teaching for the day then and returned to Khao Lak. As a result of the mix up over when they were required to teach, the youngsters had already booked a trip for Friday and so for me it was back to uncertainty. Would I have anyone with ...
... onto logs at the rafthouse!) so we boated back to the port. Boo hooo. And then back via minibus to Khao Sok. That evening I met up for dinner with one of the girls (had the best Massaman curry) and then we met Aof at his uncles bar and played Jenga, it was fun and I was sad I would be leaving the jungle and the people the next day. But there was still a bit more jungle for me...
The Tuesday morning I got up early thinking I needed to get a minibus to ...
... outside our rooms and the we went to feed monkeys. They were so so cute, they held your hand whilst you .fed them. There was a tiny baby one too that gripped onto its mums tummy. So sweet. We are back at our hotel now and about to have dinner. We go down to koh Samui tomorrow which we are very excited about! Hope it's sunny!!!
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