Tao Garden Health Spa & Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... You are treated like a VIP, the ever courteous staff (literally) bow to your needs, there is live music and unparalleled views of the city which play backdrop to very experienced, friendly bar staff who will whip you up a 'Dome Mojito' or a 'hangovertini' in no time! Being a backpacker, I stayed for one drink only, the reason being - it cost me more than I'd spent on food during the majority of my stay in Bangkok... Totally worth it though. Trust me, after a day spent in the ...
We had another morning of unloading bananas and pumpkins this morning. Pumpkins are very appropriately named faktong, because there's ******* tons of them! I some how got roped into the line with the guy we've nicknamed superman and the two guys who work there and I have never sweated so much in my life!! After that we had a group photo and said goodbye to the staff, it was actually really sad leaving the guys that work there as we got on ...
... of the vendors. Billy quickly stopped me because you should not touch people or items belonging to others with your feet. When I invited two neighbors into the front yard to see what we had added to the garden, I used my hands in large gestures, welcoming them by bending my arm at the elbow and waving my hands toward me in an upward position. Again, I was corrected and learned that this is a rude gesture, only to be used with children, if ever at all. The correct way to encourage ...
... one of them. When you get blessed my a Buddhist monk, you kneel in front of them and they splash blessed water over you. When the men get blessed, the monks tie a bracelet around their wrists but when the women get blessed, the monks just drop the bracket into the palm of their hand as they are not allowed to touch the women. As the monk drops the bracelet into your hand he chants a blessing. In the temple there was also a section where you wrote ...
So... another country, following another border crossing and a 10hr bus journey. All went smoothly and we walked into Thailand with slightly heavier passports but no hassle. We arrived in Bangkok eventually where we were tipped out of the bus and left to find our guest house. As we navigated our way through the streets we passed nothing other than Boots where Ed had to stop for a photo. Once checked in we showered and went for dinner before heading to bed ready ...