Fanari Khaolak Resort

53/10 Moo 5, Khuk-Khak, Khao Lak, 82190, Thailand | 4 star hotel
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Burma and back

A travel blog entry by jandkross


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This is a fairly standard procedure for the ex-pats and other long stay visitors here and all the travel agents offer “visa run” packages. Burma, or should I say Myanmar, is just a three hour drive north of Khao Lak and so most people here choose this route for their visa run, and mini bus trips operate on a daily basis.

My colleague Lesley had done the trip a few weeks ago and reported that it had been a nightmare. She ...

A short week

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... was good afternoon.

None of my colleagues had been to the orphanage before and as usual they all fell for 5 year old Namkao, the baby of the group who always manages to charm the newcomers. She soon had Alejandro at her beck and call. I sometimes feel a bit sorry for the older children as precocious little Namkao commands so much attention. After a short lesson on Thai fruits we headed back to Khao Lak, our teaching for the week finished.



A travel blog entry by jandkross


... It was just as bad as I remembered, if not worse. We had four lessons to take with 10 and 11 year olds, two lessons on “days and months” and two lessons on “baby animals”. They were large classes and each session was a continuous struggle to get the children seated at their desks and quiet. We were told that this was their last school day before “scout camp” which was why they were particularly hyperactive. We ...

Weekend in Khao Lak

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... security for the Thai King’s grandson whilst he was water skiing when the tsunami struck on Boxing Day 2004. The grandson died. The Police Boat was carried over a kilometre inland to where it is today. Amazingly only one of the crew lost their life.) Later there was to be a “Miss Khao Lak” competition but we were too early for that and so walked over the road to Bang Niang Market.

Veena was going home ...

The journey

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... gate opened for my flight when I noticed that one of the bars was advertising cask ales. Never have I known there to be real ale on sale here and fully expecting to be disappointed I nevertheless felt it worth investigating. To my amazement I found 6 hand pumps dispensing some very creditable ales, including a particular favourite of mine, Marble Brewery Manchester Bitter. I couldn’t resist a final “proper” beer and it was on very good form. If only ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 53/10 Moo 5, Khuk-Khak, Khao Lak, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent