Khao Sok Travel Blog

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We arrived in Kao Sok as the two tiredest people in the world after a recent burst of constant travelling involving two overnight ferries, where the sleeping deck is a row of mattresses and the lights NEVER GET TURNED OFF!! So we found ourselves with an offer of a chaep bungalow which we took and then proceeded to be attacked by animals for the next twelve hours. It all started when...

Getting back into the grounds of our accomodation a guard dog charged at us before being swiftly called back by its owner, then we saw a face amongst the bushes and the next thing we knew a monkey had jumped out and started eating rach's leg. Later on that night as we encircled ourselves with mossy nets and enough insect spray to kill a giraffe we heard gecko's squeaking and cawing their way around our room (they do actually caw, they sound like birds) and then much later we heard the low growl of what can only be described as some sort of BIG CAT, i'm going with a tiger here although it may have been a dog. and whatever it was it wasn't happy. The temperature also drops massively at night as where we were staying was encircled by mountains and so the night of terror went on...

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