Category Archives: Thailand 8/16

The looooong Trek back home

The day started early before 6 with my usual meditation and then I went out for a run / walk, knowing that otherwise I will have very little occasion to get my daily 1000 kcal done. This way I also … Continue reading

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One last Thai Dinner

One yummy thing I kept for last: The fantastic roast duck in red curry sauce at our very own Chill Café. A new take on the red duck curry, with duck filled with lychee, which then are filled with cherry … Continue reading

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Julius kissed a real crocodile!

Yesterday I asked the little man if there was anything left he would like to do on our last day, and he recalled that he saw a ‘snake & crocodile show’ advertisement along the road when we arrived here. So … Continue reading

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Massage therapist

I need to talk to Julius about personal space and boundaries … Recently he loves to dish out unasked shoulder massages … like here, this young lady is one of the many ‘tour information’ people, selling island adventures. She must … Continue reading

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“Fine” dining at Moo4

Right across the street from the hotel is this charming little bistro with the mysterious name ‘Moo4’. We had looked at it already last year, but never went there. This time around, especially after perusing the menu and TA reviews, … Continue reading

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Beach Walk

This afternoon we walked along the whole stretch of Kai Bae Beach, maybe about a kilometer. Very interesting to see the other resorts we share the beach with. Some of them look actually deserted / given up on. Who knows, … Continue reading

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Pad Pak Ruam

The constant struggle on vacation to get enough veggies into the ever growing pre-teen…

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Italian & Pancake for dinner

I was very happy when I asked Julius today what he feels like for dinner, that he had a straight and firm answer (unlike the usual “don’t know”): Pasta! We had seen a new Italian place along the main stretch … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather

They don’t call it the ‘rainy season’ for nothing … We already got the idea it might rain when we hopped into the pool… … and then we could see in the distance how the small islands off shore vanished … Continue reading

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New shirt, 800THB (23USD)

This tailor gentleman already tried to get me to have a shirt done with him last summer, but I always declined without even asking ‘how much’. This time around I saw a shirt in his window I kinda liked, so … Continue reading

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Return to Barrio Bonito (Mexican in Thailand!)

We really enjoyed the food at the Mexican restaurant last year and I was very happy to see that they still offered the same fish dish we had last time (at the same price). Very nice service explaining the menu … Continue reading

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Sunset Timelapse & sundries

Amazing how dark it can get within 4 minutes (here displayed in 20 secs). Thanks to that random hipster and Mr. Aoo for running through the shot And let’s throw in another sunset beach boy pic: While we are at … Continue reading

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First open back taxi ride

Taxis are on a share basis here, no meters, and I have not really experienced them before. Last year we had a ride that was part of the elephant excursion, so we knew the ride feeling, but not the pricing. … Continue reading

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Last night’s highlights

We did another nice long walk (and yes, it was Pokémon related, but hey, whatever gets us out and walking is fine with me) and we met another cat, some fake plaster elephants and ended up having burgers again at … Continue reading

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Kai Bae View Point

Today’s excursion was a walk / hike to the Kai Bae View Point, about 2km south of our hotel, up some steep hills. How steep it is is impossible to really showcase in 2D photos, but here some from the … Continue reading

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