Bailan Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Ko Chang
... quickly…. It is 5:30 pm) for assistance. As much as we like to assist others we only have 2 spare spokes and we are just starting out our trip. Jerry points him in the right direction and off the gentleman goes.
The rest of the ride is short – we arrive into Koh Kong around 1:00. Our new friends recommended the Koh Kohn City Hotel – right off the bridge and situated next to the “best” ...
Our afternoon by the pool was wonderful, a primer to the beach days to come. Before the beach though we have approximately 16 hours on the bus. We left Chaing Mai at 9:00 pm and arrived in Bangkok at 6:00 am, an hour earlier than we were expecting. One plan was to spend the day and overnight in Bangkok and then travel to Koh Chang the next day. The other was to keep on busing to Koh Chang if we coud make the ...
... and still, pajamas everywhere. We got to Paddy's Guesthouse (excellently recommended by Mike when he had been through 2 months before) and asked why. "Oh, it's market day" was the answer. Huh? "They dress up for market day". Right. Pajamas as formal wear. Of course.
At time of writing we have now seen this all over SE Asia to varying degrees. I still think its weird.
Anyway. Paddy's was a hoot. It was full of the motley collection ...
... mins. Plus the additional £20 I had to pay to get there. I had booked what I thought was a ticket on a mini-bus to Cambodia for the visa run. That morning I drove to the meeting point at 7.30am to be greeted by two Thai men, one on a scooter and one stood by a car. The one on the scooter shouts over "visa run - Cambodia". As I was the only Farrang there it had to be for me. Now, if it wasn’t for the fact I have already spent some time in Thailand, any ...
... br> Take it to them and explain in your best mime
Only do one thing at a time (If you have more than one problem do the first, pay for it then do the second
Ask how much
Interact with them but not overloading them
If they break something else make them fix it at the end
Look as though you know what you are talking about
Make sure the job is done, if not tell them it is not good enough