Bailan Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Ko Chang
... see so many skulls on display and a strong reminder of just how many people died in the genocide that was only a few decades ago. We left somewhat more subdued than then we had arrived.
We had planned to go to the Tuol Sleng Genocide museum next but after the intensity of the killing fields we decided to go for lunch first.The genocide museum is where people were taken and held before going to the killing fields. Many were tortured and questioned before hand and a lot ...
... hour and the heat really starts to kick in. We are also carrying a two litre bottle of water each on top of our usual bags so it's extra hard to stay balanced and climb when you can only grab onto stuff with one hand. Speccy says "break, one hour" I'm seriously beginning to doubt he has any idea what that phrase means. We decide to start rationing out the water to battle the heat. It didn't take that long for me to go from feeling like a seasoned pro to a beached jellyfish dying in ...
... also near the coast so we thought that we would go in any case and see what we could see in the one day that we had there, as we were travelling from there to Siem Reap in any case.
What happened next, made us realise that Cambodia is even more 3rd world than we thought! The potholes were even bigger than the ones outside of Phnom Penh, some of them were about 10m long. T. he big bus rocked up and down as it navigated them. Sometimes it felt like you were in a massive 4x4. ...
... smashed that down in no time. It was great. Had some lunch then it was off to our hut. This place is awesome, I think there are 8 huts, plus the dinning hut in the middle. All on stilts with a balcony and a hammock, which Nance seems to have claimed as her own. Its all Eco friendly, solar power, they even filter the drinking water on site. There is nothing else around but a local village and the jungle. We took a nice refreshing dip in the river to cool off. The water ...
... in the middle of no where and ended up down by the beach side. This is where it was my turn to learn to ride the bike, so I whizzed up and down the road a little wobbly at first as my confidence grew I started to speed up and on turning a corner pulled the accelerator a little too much and ended up in the ditch! Oops! Two bikes passed and neither stopped to help me pull the bike out of the ditch I suspected they had been the same locals who had thought I was a crazed ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking