Khon Kaen Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Khon Kaen
... We would then, usually as a group of 4 or 5, cook what was always a fantastic lunch full of flavour and goodness, then have the afternoon to ourselves. We filled the days with hard work, more focused yoga and meditation techniques, a visit to a temple with what seemed like a thousand steps overlooking a lake, a weekend trip to the local city, open air aerobics, a visit to the markets and lots of reading, talking and walking. I had moved myself by day 5 to the abandoned school to sleep, ...
... which is much appreciated. The Khon Kaen bus is due to leave at 7:10 so only 15mins to wait and surprisingly it is actually on time. The journey can take over 3 hours sometimes so when we are arriving at about 9:00 I am delighted.
We check the times of the early buses back to Phon Thong tomorrow morning then take a taxi out to the north of town to the immigration office. It is empty when I walk in whiuch is a good sign and sure enough ...
... patients. The main requirement for coming there is having medical documentation indicating that you have cancer and then if you choose, you can stay there free of charge for the remainder of your treatment (using herbal medicines) or your life (the palliative care aspect of the temple). We had the opportunity to speak with the abbot, who was interesting. He started the wat after he had recovered from cancer, using herbal medicine. He essentially showed us 12 different ...
... to a waterfall we heard was meant to be the Niagara Falls of Thailand, well we could hear the thing from 15 mins away and bloody hell is was massive. It is a 3 tiered fall and it is best to see it between September and December SCORE! as obviously in the high season there is no rain so we caught the thing in full swing and it was great. On the walk back some Thai people started taking to us saying "hi" and laughing, and they were so ...
... asked why it takes so long to go not so many kilometers (about 310 km). Oh, you have to cross a big and high mountain range with steep and curvy roads? I didn't know that. From my experience in Thailand, t had no doubt that the bus could take 8 or 9 hours on roads like that. Even with my Seaband acupressure bracelets, which work well for motion sickness, I would certainly get sick in a bus.
There was a limo (private taxi) driver working with the bus station. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed