The Kala Samui
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Travel Blogs from Ko Samui
... up and down that strip for approx. 2 hours trying to find our hotel. Nobody had heard of it. Nobody knew where it was. Our backs were breaking, we were hungry, tired, sweaty but determined. We reached the other end of the strip, where it trailed off into darkness and gave up. We jumped in the next taxi that came along and asked him to please drive us to 'Chewang Residence' - even he had to call his boss and ask where it was. Dear god where is this place!!! A short 2 ...
... on the beach any longer and with another downpour we went for a drink and some lunch at the bikini bar. After an hour here and just about getting relaxed the waiter for no apparent reason just picked up the sun shade protecting kat and walked off with it. We sat there thinking he was getting ready to pack up and would surely start bringing in the other ones. But nope it was just kats one! We moved on to our pool where ...
... Ao Nang (Krabi) at 6:00 a.m We are planning on coming back to one or both of these islands in May when Brian, Lindsey and Kim come over to Thailand. We are SO excited to see them and can't wait to show them a little of this country. Just wish we were showing it to ALL of our kids! – Maybe some day….
Ko Pha-ngan and Ko Samui are both known worldwide for what is called the "Full Moon Parties". There is a specific beach on each of these islands ...
... s normal. No road rage here at all!! We left our Bophut location to drive anti clockwise around the island, stopping to look quickly at Mae Nam and Bang Po beach. While it is very scenic, the beaches at the top have quite course sand compared to what we are used to. We drove all the way down past Na Thon until we turned inland to see the Hin Lat waterfall. I'd assumed that the road led to the waterfall, but when we got there a local pointed up a dirt path saying 'waterfall' so ...
... The next challenge was to find somewhere to stay.. This was tough! After wandering around and asking a fair number of hostels, we decided to stay in a hotel. It was well over our budget but was lovely to have a bed each, space, aircon and a hot shower!
That night we met up with Bill and Rasmus after some dinner, played a bit of pool and headed home for an early night. The night ended by falling asleep to Grown Ups DVD in our room. Good hotel!
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet