Travel Blogs from Ko Chang
... considering we don’t know if the Tree House will even have rooms for us. The German owner (Heiko), which we learn is a bit of a pessimist, also says that the Tree House is a sad, run down place now and very tricky to get to with the steep, rough roads and deteriorating boardwalk. Cambria is excited about the possibility of renting motorbikes – something she has always wanted to do…more to come ...
... br> 18/12/12
Today i did a Discover Diving course and Carrie chilled on the beach again. I was taken on a boat with a group of others for an hour and a half to the National Park. My instructor,Andre was brilliant and went through some skills with me under water like, getting wated out my mask, releasing pressure on my mask and ears and taking out and replacing my air regulator in ...
... Things I learnt this week:
- Know where to get your bike fixed when it’s broken down.
- Dont try to ride your bike when it has a flat tyre.
- When living in Thailand, make sure you have lots of insect killer spray and a bug-bat-zapper (I dont know what they are called thats my made-up name for them)
- Everything is done in Thai time. Which is – there is always tomorrow!
... possess such a thing)
* Bring a container with foam into the national park
Omce we had exhausted the road to the south of the island, we headed back north up the west coast, and the heavens opened, a forewarning of the electrical storm I am still sitting in as I type. The result of this was to turn the asphalt of the roads into a skating rink and - just as I was performing a particuarly witty skit for Shelley's entertainment - ...
... my grasp of Hindi that impressed him!!) and Lisa was fast tracked through.
It was great seeing Lisa and catching up and I was really pleased with the pot of Marmite she brought, we had discussed her bringing a Turkey and Cranberry sandwich (another of my cravings at the time) however realised it was not that practical!
The flight to Bangkok was only 4 hours so before long we were heading into Bangkok by train, which was so different from Indian trains it was ...