Islanda Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Koh Mak
... of the fire cracker (about 8 feet) and by the time you think you've got used to it there is a small bomb at the other end that waits a second so you think it's all over before making you jump and spill your coffee. All the shop keepers and stall holders put out tables of offerings - food, cooked chickens, fruit, flowers, cigarettes, soft drinks open with straws at the ready and booze. In China town in Bangkok they sell paper and card house and ...
... down small roads and after about 5minutes we found ourselves at the pier. We had initially thought that we would be getting a speed boat to the island but by the look of things we would be getting on a very rusty looking ferry. Only a handful of people were waiting for the boat which gave us high hopes of the island being quiet. Then as we set our bags on the ground next to us we started hearing shouting "Koh Mak?!, Koh Mak?!" As we looked up a very ...
Our first Thai cross country journey went pretty smoothly, we had booked onto a minibus which turned out to be a coach, hey ho. Interestingly, one of the Chinese passengers had decided to make the 8 hour trip dressed only in her swimsuit. The trip took a bit longer than we expected and we were starving by the time we arrived at Lonely Beach, so we quickly found a couple of budget beach huts for 200B a night - bargain! We ...
... usual gecko's that we always have in our rooms and leave alone. But Andrea didn't like it so he had to find another place to stay.
The beach is great and a little further there's a kind of hippie village with lots of little shops, bars with live music and places to eat, lot's of parties going on there, so good to go there but good to sleep on a safe distance. Yesterday we said goodbye ...
... The whole discussion of whether or not we can have 'Thai spicy' is the issue. As we haven't had food that we're sure IS actually Thai spicy yet, we didn't know what to say! So we asked for a little less than Thai spicy. I still don't think they gave us anything near Thai spicy as it looked like peppers in the dish and not chillies. So now, in my private little cooking class was my chance to try! When making the tom ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service