Adventures in Thailand
Trip Start Sep 06, 2011
23Trip End Aug 31, 2012
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My time here is almost finished, I'm on my way to Malaysia now. I've had a wonderful time in Thailand and have done so much here!
Since I last wrote to you all I've spent some more time in Bangkok, and also on two different islands in the south of Thailand. They were called Ko Samui (sam-oo-ee), and Ko Phagnan (Pan-yan). 'Ko' means 'island' in Thai.
In Bangkok I went to the Grand Palace, which is actually lots of buildings, not just one palace. I don't know how many but I'd guess more than 30 buildings. It's been the royal palace in Bangkok for over 200 years, and is absolutely beautiful
After Bangkok I went to Ko Samui for christmas. I stayed at a hotel in the jungle! It was beautiful, but very strange to be in a hot place on christmas day! I even walked on the beach on christmas morning. My christmas dinner was very different to what I usually have at home in Canada. Instead of turkey and stuffing, I had lots of fish; tuna, lobster, salmon and seabass! It was delicious. (I think I prefer turkey for christmas though!)
On the other island (Ko Phagnan) I rented a scooter for a day and explored the island on it. The island is mostly made up of jungle and mountains, it was beautiful. Check out my pictures to see the coolest animal I found!
I've had a great time in Thailand, but am ready for more adventures in Malaysia!
Talk to you again soon! I hope you all had a lovely christmas.