Orchid Resort Bailan
Travel Blogs from Ko Chang
... day, so cool, I saw little black frogs, bright blue flies, and gold salamanders, and thankfully nothing bigger than that. I mistakenly went in the middle of the afternoon and oh wow was it ever hot! I was sad when the time came to leave, especially because of the people I got to know. This morning I took a bus to Cambodia. And the same overwhelming sensation with traveling, nothing is how you expect, but I've learned ...
... she served us the cheese rather than the alcohol.
Once back we all went for dinner at a place known for its pork ribs, they do a competition where you get 1.5kg of ribs and a plate of chips and you have to finish it to go on the wall. I had that... Sharing with Justin, Marty and Renzo. We got an extra portion of fries but there was no way we were able to finish it all, I can't remember the last time I was that full!We waddled to the same bar as the night before for ...
... The waterfalls are nestled in a lushly forested gorge and although it is the dry season the waterfalls put on a beautiful display as the water cascades down several levels. The water is warm and clean after making its way from high in the Cardamon Mountains where there are very few human settlements. The main inhabitants to the waterfall appear to be monkeys.
This area is one of the more isolated locations in Cambodia ...
... my stuff to think about. He came to Cambodia at the age of 12 after spending
his life in the Thai refugee camp where he was born in 1980 after the Khmer
Rouge rule. He had never seen a cow or a rice paddy. Had never seen anything but crowds and crowds
of people living in close quarters, meeting only his neighbours and fellow
refugees that shared his food, life and education. These must have been sad and
strange times. For everyone you grow up around to be away from home ...
... say that tv and computer games are ruining the kids of today. I just always doubted it because I'm fine, but maybe I'm special. These kids have got nothing and they all seem great.This was not the village where we would be staying, we switch guides and now get into a tiny boat with two farmers and head to their private island. I guess this is where **** gets real.
Leaving the dock in our rickety boat which is full of water for some reason, we see a guy we have named Mr ...
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