Travel Blogs from Pattaya
26th August – 28th August
Relieved to be out of the taxi, we proceeded to check into our hotel. It was the welcome back to Thailand we had been expecting and the hotel employees had all of the same charm and attitude as allot of the other locations we had visited in Thailand. Let's just say customer service isn …
... paid enough just to get in so gave it a miss.
We got out about 5pm and headed back to the main road and jumped back on a baht bus back to the beach then had to change to another one back to Walking Street. We headed straight back to the room for a shower and chill out before heading out for some pad thai. We searched around for about 10 minutes before we found a vendor and enjoyed our food on the beach front. Well that was until ...
... literal rollercoaster ride and definite car sickness.
We are then only an hour away from our destination when the car starts making some pretty special noises and we pull over into the nearest garage to see what the problem is. This is not to be the only garage we visit, as it takes 5 attempts to convince someone to fix the car that day...tour of garages in Thailand...tick. Fried rice for breakfast whilst waiting for our songtail bus to pick us up. Mrs ...
... ice and I was too whimpy to get in too. The sun was setting so we headed out soon after towards the big buddah. We walked down the main street and hailed one of the open truck taxi things. The big buddah ended up being quite a bit up the hill but the taxi ride only cost us $7. The big buddah was all lit up and the sky was quite dark. Ryan's camera took some pretty amazing pictures of it but my camera failed me a bit lol. We wandered about and looked ...
And so, my first full week at the Maha Thai (Father Ray Foundations local name) begins. My Thai is actually improving, I can now greet people in Thai (Sawa dee Krap)
Monday morning was spent in the daycare centre with the little ones, observing another English Lesson. The children are so much fun, at playtime we went to the playground and they were jumping all over me. a few of the children would grab my arms, put their feet on ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Adjoining Rooms
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service