The Sands Boutique Resort & Spa
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... for dinner. Fresh seafood was our choice and we meticulously chose 2 large lobsters from the ice to be BBQ'd and served with garlic and pepper sauce. Now don't get excited because it was a huge disappointment. Overcooked, dry and lacking in flavour! I suppose we chose the wrong restaurant, remember the name Mamas. Don't go there.
Late yesterday afternoon we headed into Patong Beach. We first visited 30 years ago ...
... works is good, but just falls short of satisfactory in the rain and the cold. Trekking outdoors in the middle of the night enveloped by cold is not much fun, nor is living amongst dust, dirt, mess and disorganisation. Plaster dust is a very resilient substance that finds it's way into just about every existing and non existing space there is and I am sure it will take months to eradicate.
So here ...
We came back to the Resort that we have called 'home' for the past week, and had a big early dinner.
Tao, our lovely waitress, explained that she wouldn't be seeing us tomorrow as she is working the late shift and she starts after we leave...
We took our photos and said our goodbyes... she really was a sweety.
Tomorrow afternoon we catch our flight home via Bangkok... the kids can't wait to see Max our cat again...
... the dreaded stomach lurgy, and is staying close to the room.
Poor thing, he has been really suffering badly with it.
The kids went of to Kids Club for a couple of hours.
The staff are lovely gentle Thai girls, who look about 20 years old, but probably have three kids each.
Harrison and Phoebe made / decorated paper fans, and decorated Jandals today at ...
Tou has gone to the trouble of writing down a whole lot of Thai words for us to learn- I just hope she isn't going to test us- I think I might fail.
I really get a sense (again) of how tough life is for a lot of people, and she, no doubt is one of the 'lucky' ones.
It really is gorgeous here...beautiful resort, lovely people who are heppy to help wherever possible, and great food... I can tell we are going to be very happy this week.
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