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Khao Lak: Le Meridien

You can tell that we've become big fans of Khao Lak - it is quieter than Phuket, with amazing beaches and fairly easy to get to. Three and a half hour on a direct flight from Hong Kong brings us to Thailand. From Phuket airport it is another hour up North and then we are… Continue reading Khao Lak: Le Meridien

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Khao Lak: Wat Lak Kaen

Wat Lak Kaen is a monastery and is located south of Khao Lak in Thailand. It is home to about 20 monks that serve the Ban Lak Kaen community. This is the Ubosot, the most sacred building in a Wat complex. The three levels of the roof represent the triple gems of Buddhism - the… Continue reading Khao Lak: Wat Lak Kaen

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Khao Lak: Small sandy beach and another waterfall in the national park

A few more blog posts about Thailand before I'm back in Hong Kong... Khao Lak is famous for its national parks. We visited the Chong Fa Waterfall first, which is at the East end of the national park. Then a few days later we spent a whole day exploring the West area of the national… Continue reading Khao Lak: Small sandy beach and another waterfall in the national park

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Khao Lak: Bang Niang Market

There is not much to do in Khao Lak, besides relaxing at the beach or exploring the national park. One of the few alternatives is to visit the Bang Niang Market on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday afternoon. Bang Niang itself, three kilometres North of Khao Lak, is a strange little place that looks a… Continue reading Khao Lak: Bang Niang Market