Ban Kao Tropical Boutique Residence & Spa
Travel Blogs from Ko Samui
... would come up over the back to us to give him some bananas. A couple of times he would squeal and not move on further until he got more bananas. After the elephant trekking there was an elephant show and Mark and I, along with Rob and Paul got to be part of the elephant show. This was awesome. I sat on the elephant while his handler gave him a shower and he asked me to rug the water into his skin. This was fantastic to be part of this. From here, we ...
... making them showed me how the milk they use doesn't froth properly so cappuccino is not really possible.
We went to the happy hour at 4 in the Crow's Nest and caught up to some of the Cruise Critic people. Then we were down to dinner for the first Formal Night. Nice meal and good company - all Aussies this time.
Not really all that much to photograph, so we didn't. :)
... this is Phil, my friend I told you about the other evening, who is a Jack Nicholson lookalike". We were introduced to Jack, I mean Phil, and what a great character he is, probably much more interesting than the real Jack. Phil was born in America, left on a sailboat when he was 20 and arrived in Australia, via many south pacific islands, two years later. He decided to stay there and only left Australia 46 years later ...
After a really amazing day in Sukhothai we began the next leg - the Journey to Kho Samui. We jumped on a bus to the next city over and then in a tuk tuk. We loved our tuk tuk driver. She was wearing a cowboy hat, had a big smile and helped us find a great noodle place for lunch. We got a couple of bowls of noodle soup and sat on the floor at a low table. We also got to enjoy some Thai soap operas while we ate. After lunch we made ...
... on foot. A stamp in, cross the road and back out of Malaysia again followed by a 10 minute walk back to the Thai border and then a stamp back into Thailand. All done and dusted. It was 12.30pm.
We drove back towards Hat Yai and spoke with Mike on the phone. He'd given us some money to buy some showers however he was supposed to be checking if the local hardware store on Koh Phangan could get them....but he'd never got back to them. it was ...
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