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... the queue going through the building. That is fine, he replied, you can leave them with us. Not bloody likely was my response and we proceeded to wheel them towards the vehicle processing queue much to the consternation of the non-uniformed youth. We were approached by a friendly policeman would, after asking us where we were going, said we could leave our bikes with him and then showed us the correct queue to line up in. After standing in the air-conditioned comfort of the immigration ...
... was over. We sailed a little further round the coast. Donning our masks and snorkles, we explored the little reef. This was slightly more eventful than the angling but still pretty terrible. Back on board, lunch was served; fried rice (standard) and some interesting barbecued chicken. Samed Villa it was not. We then headed back but with one more delight to complete a trio of disappointments. The final leg of the trip was a stop at the island's best beach....OUR ...
... buzzed and we were sufficiently relaxed. The next morning we headed out to the embassy (which was unsuccessful) and then to the island.
Koh Samet is only 3 hours’ drive and a 20 minute ferry ride away from Bangkok. The island has a great vibe. Bars and restaurants line the beaches. Some low key places to smoke shisha and lounge on pillows, some great seafood BBQ’s, some beach bars ...
... where I'm living this time,
to find a pharmacie - Jo's navel piercing was going a bit septic! When
Jon and I were here in 2005 we stayed at the posh end - about as far to
was cloudy so inevitably I got sunburnt through failing to apply
sunscreen for my amble to the beach. Today I'm indoors taking full
advantage of the aircon and wifi - suddenly and miraculously this week
wifi is available at my ...
... we quickly turned in the other direction. We could not believe it was $10 to ride an elevator. This is a good example of how our minds have changed in terms of the cost of things. I cannot even imagine spending $10 on a meal unless it was a seafood platter. It’s going to be hard to readjust when I move to Australia.
So instead of the tower we went shopping. We have been looking for Keen shoes in Bangkok for quite some time now. They are hiking sandals that a couple of ...