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Koh Samui 2008 – Day 4

Day 4
Date : 1st Octorber 2008
Free and Easy at Koh Samui

Again no morning call, its a and easy day. Breakfast at hotel and continue with pool, beach and massage.

At noon time, we proceed to visit another popular attraction, the Big Buddha.

There are a lot of stores selling local product at the Big Buddha area and the price is cheaper then Chaweng area.

There are a few restaurant at the Big Buddha area. The one that we had served good food and price reasonable.

After lunch, we drop by Wat Plai Laem about 10 mins away. The temple is grand with huge buddha statue.

After that, a slow drive back to Hotel. The road in Koh Samui is small the a lot of development by the road side, the comfortable driving speed is about 50KM per hour. There are currently a lot of resort development in Koh Samui and the price is not cheap as well. I glance through a local property publication, a studio in a resort cost about 12 Million Baht, that is about RM1.2Million.

More pool, beach and massage activities.

Dinner by the Chaweng beach.

You are my beutiful girl……

There are a lot of others activities you can do at Koh Samui, such as island hopping, snorkeling, diving, jungle trekking etc etc. We are not able to visit all the places due to limited time, may be next time.

Drive to Koh Samui – Day 1

Drive to Koh Samui – Day 2

Drive to Koh Samui – Day 3

Drive to Koh Samui – Day 5

Drive to Koh Samui – Day 6

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Koh Samui 2008 – Day 3

Day 3
Date : 30th September
Free and Easy at Koh Samui

No morning call today. We wake up about 8.3oam and proceed to enjoy the breakfast provided by the hotel.

After breakfast, we enjoyed the pool, beach and sea front massage.

It is very hot during mid day and out door activities is not recommended. We proceed to Lamai beach for lunch about 15mins drive away. We try a small local restaurant and supprisingly the foods are excellent and price very very affordable.

After lunch we proceed to visit one of the most popular tourist destination, Grand Father and Grand Mother Rock ( Hin Ta Hin Yai ). It is basically rock formation similar male and female genitals.

The rock formation is located next to the sea, you may get a better picture from professional photographer, please use google image search for ” Hin Tai Hin Yai “.

There are some store selling local sourvenior around the area as well.

After that, we proceed to visit another popular tourist attraction, Wat Khuraram. The body of Samui’s most famous mummified monk, Loung Pordaeng is on display here. Loung Pordaeng died over twenty years ago and as per his instructions, his body was placed in a specially designed glass case for posterity. It has remained there ever since and has showed few signs of decay.

After that, we head back to hotel and to enjoy the pool, beach and massage again.

And wonderful dinner time along Chaweng area ( Not by the chefs in the following photo )

Drive to Koh Samui – Day 1

Drive to Koh Samui – Day 2

Drive to Koh Samui – Day 4

Drive to Koh Samui – Day 5

Drive to Koh Samui – Day 6