Travel Blogs from Pattaya
... fishing, I have got up very early on many occasions to get some fish, but after no sleep on the deck of a boat, 3 hours after just spending a solid 4 hours fishing, and at 5am - are they mad? Im sure one of the guys, the oldest, didn't even sleep. It was funny, although they had a **** load of gear in their tackle box and had all the rods I didn't think that any of them struck me as regular or particularly great fisherman. It just seemed like a casual hobby to them from what I was ...
We left Pondicherry and the difficult times had there and headed to Chennai for our last night in India. We were taken to Chennai in an air-conditioned car courtesy of Mohandas and Madhurima from Integra. They really went out of their way to look after us while in Pondy. Once in Chennai the driver dropped us off at hotel that he had found for us on the way called Hotel Sri Durga. Our criteria was cheap, central and clean. It wasn't cheap -In fact it was more than twice ...
... I am typing my first diary on my own laptop which I decided to buy in Chiang Mai. After researching and finding the best option for a day I buy it the next day, communication is tough but we manage and on the first night there is a night market where I find a copied software place and buy windows ultimate 7 and MS office 2011 for about 3 quid each! So next day they load them on for me as there is no problem here with copied software; in the Pantip Shopping Plaza where I bought it ...
The floods were about to ravage Bangkok 'apparently' and everyone was panic buying water so even though we’d seen nothing but one street we decided to chip to Pattaya to see Steph’s boyfriend’s uncle, Paul. The minibus took us on a crazy journey to Pattaya which is like the Amsterdam of Thailand (google it and you’ll see why). Turns out that the boys on the bus were from Guildford and had loads of mutual friends with Steph, one even being friends with her ...
... And it ain’t as easy as it sounds.
The routine at the monastery, having to wear their clothes that don’t keep you cool (plus my dreadlocks – what was I thinking when I got them- it’s like wearing a sweater on your head!) and the fact that being on an island in this heat I can’t even have a dip in the sea, is not easy.
The first two days were really hard because there were no English speaking women in laywomen quarters. ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking