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... I think you may find a 14 seat passenger van that will pack you in like sardines and will get you there faster for 200 baht. You will save 1-2 hours and they drive quite fast so strap on your seatbelt. ;)
I arrived at Ban Phe Bus Station and a short walk to the 7-11 across the street you will see the sign pointing you to the pier. 200 meters.
If you arrive after 6pm then you can get a private boat taxi for 250 baht. They will stop anywhere you need them to so if you ...
... baht on dinner which we can eat handsomely for. Russell found the hottest dish of our travels so far, a chicken and chilli concoction which he claims surpassed all hot dishes he has ever eaten before! We went all out on the last evening after having met two ladies from back home and found ourselves comparing the local pubs in the Bath and surrounding area! We really have been lazy in Koh Samet although prior to the beach escape we spent the weekend in bustling Bangkok ...
... hour and a quarter to drive to the plant in Rayong (two hours if the traffic is bad!) It is a very uninspiring drive! Some highways, some smaller roads bordered by factories and terrible little run-down hovels where people live. Really quite depressing.
All along the way there are people waiting for buses. The big factories (like GM and Ford but many others) provide free buses to drive their workers to and from work. Most people are too poor to ...
... and I have a fridge and a freezer for vodka
and ice cubes - yes I brought ice cube bags from home! - life is good.
Except I only get 227 channels of Thai TV. Watched a humming bird in
the tree in front of my balcon while have tea this morning. Walked
miles across the island to see the sunset and it was rubbish.
I still have to find a book exchange.And my wifi bar is playing Bob Marley at me. gotta ...
... on the moped, I met the man and politely told him that we would not pay for the phone and he should return it to Oi immediately. He coyly handed it over and I was just glad he wasn't 6ft and into Thai boxing as I may have lost the argument! Anyway like I said there is always one
Most days we would wake up and spend the afternoon on our beach either sunbathing, swimming or snorkelling or all three . Other days we would take the bike and explore the ...