Orchid Resort Bailan
Travel Blogs from Ko Chang
The 10th May saw us taking the penultimate bus journey of our trip. We were leaving our lovely 4* hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia, to head across the border at the town of Poipet into Thailand and more specifically to the island of Ko Chang which is in the north of the gulf of Thailand. We were looking forward to spending our last two weeks frying on a beach!
We were ready and waiting in reception at 6.50am as we were being picked up between ...
We awoke this morning to a very rainy day indeed, it got very heavy and turned into a storm the thunder was soooo loud it was vibrating through everything and went right through you too. So we decided to add extra layers on grab the blankets and sit outside on deck chairs on the balcony decking watching the storm and reading our books for a couple of hours. Refreshing!!! The only ...
... br> The next morning we set off at 7am to get to the Thai border. It was only a fifteen minute drive away and we crossed the border with ease. Even though we both loved Cambodia, we were also happy to back in the most developed country we had been in on our travels so far, and the first thing Kate noticed was how the roads were all covered with Tarmac and there were no potholes in ...
... next day and Kem spoke to the nurse who said I might
be able to leave, but then she got on the phone with the doctor who said I was
staying as I needed another 4 lots of IV antibiotics and more blood
samples.....turns out they discovered I had been bitten by a giant centipede
and judging by the distance between the fang marks it was a meter+ long.
The guys brought us food and clothes then left and we spent another night in ...
... like nudity (except for the ladybars which is a whole different area) and neither do the local Farrang (would you walk up and down your local high-street dressed like this? No. Exactly. Why do it here)
- It is rude to point at a Thai person with your fore-finger or your foot (did this with my finger by accident the other day while talking and immediately profusely apologised although this is no-where near as bad as pointing with your foot). The feet ...
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