Travel Blogs from Lamai Beach
Now i'm a massive fan of irony, I love it as much as the next guy, but being out of the freezing cold UK and in one of the warmest places on earth and getting the flu is not my kind of irony. That being said there are worse things that could happen - for example the other night there was a beggar who had a skateboard for legs …
Hi all! Sorry we haven't updated you on our travels for a few days - it's just we've both managed to get some kind of swine bird killer flu that has laid us both up for days already and is still raging on. To make things worse Evi has a wisdom tooth abscess to boot - lucky her.
We were meant to be leaving Ko Samui tomorrow (2nd Jan) but we …
... here the five AM call to prayers where I was staying in Malacca, waking the world up for early morning prayers, makes me grateful for my own religious tradition, that doesn't dictate what time you pray, only encouraging a spiritual relationship with God through frequent prayer. I spent over an hour in the butterfly park, it was beautifully designed and full of thousands of butterflies. There was one path that seemed to be their "graveyard". There were several lying on the ...
... though the party is in Koh Phangan we had to stay in Koh Samui as everywhere was fully booked up and that was back in September but from Koh Samui they do regular speedboats across to Koh Phangan so it wasn't bad at all. When getting to the pier, just in time as our taxi didn't turn up (shock!), it was manic as about 250 people were waiting to get onto the few speedboats, after people pushing and shoving their way onto the boat with people nearly falling into the ...
... floors! After this, to make use of a kitchen (which we hadn't had in a while) we went back to our apartment to relax and plan the rest of our stay. We were able to find a supermarket within the shopping mall, and discovered they stocked some produce from Waitrose! We couldn't not have had something of theirs, so we had soup and rolls. Exotic and very Malaysian.
The next day we went to a place called Batu Caves. They are a set of caves within a ...
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