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... is literally less than a five minute walk along the beach from our resort so we discuss amongst the group what the plans are. Sanit suggests a few beers on the beach beforehand. Beers turn into a bottle of rum with a couple of locals. Two Thai ladies whom one Sanit calls 'his second mum' and her friend. They cook Sanit some local food and admire Carole's height. Bottle of rum consumed but another bottle appears, as if from nowhere, from 'Sanit's ...
... Noi, Assisted by Bom
Vessel: The Princess
Crew: Mo´ra Benmenni, Richie Adams, Marina Schlageter, Ben Bucket and Sidsel Mohr.
Documentarians: Sandra Wahrenberger & Jody Fry
Observer: Silvano Cacchione (PADI, Course Director)
Rules & Conduct
Swim Category: Unassisted marathon swim (http://www.marathonswimmers.org/rules/ ).
Standard Equipment: traditional men’s swimming trunks, goggles, ...
*WARNING: This blog is very long! A lot has happened since we last uploaded one but hopefully you'll find this an enjoyable read!* I finished the last blog in a bit of a rush whilst awaiting our bus to Koh Tao. In truth it wasn't the smartest idea to go on a pub crawl when we had to leave Siem Reap at 8am for a 16 hour bus journey. Having said that, the bar crawl was so much fun and definitely worth it! Four different bars, a good group of people, a pool party and a hell of ...
... Song Thaew taxi. It takes about 45 minutes to travel up the middle top to bottom and much longer around the wriggly coastal road so it makes good sense. As we are walking to the group of taxis there's a smart mini bus with our resort's name on it. We weren't expecting this but I show the driver my piece of paper and we are welcomed aboard!We are staying on Haad Yao bay on the top west side of the island for 5 days. We head round the route that takes the wriggly ...
... the storm or the widespread vomiting. I have no idea how many bag had filled, but I know that side of our seat a certain time had a pile of bags with our "despair" inside. And I had a insight: men don’t know throw up, don’t know suffer in silence. Had times when I thought someone was being tortured: Aaarrrggggggggg. They screamed a lot just to vomit. Had to faint to close the storm. It was the worst boat ride of my life. When we sighted land I was looking like ...