Chaweng beach and Hotel Ban Talay.

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chaweng beach high street

I stayed at the Ban talay hotel on the southern end of caweng beach.  It was ok. Clean and tidy but not luxurious. The best thing about the hotel was the staff in the restaurant.  really l;ovely people and looked after me really well.

During my time here I realsied I was not happy at all and decided to fly home a week early to be with my girlfriend.  I  hated the chaweng area. I came here hoping there would be more people and more sociable. I dont think it was. The bars such as the Rose and crown just made me want to leave even more. I never went in any of them and just walked by looking at the few package tourists who cant get away from an english bar.  Yes, I could have moved to a more relaxed part of the Island but why stay out there when I was feeling lonely.  So I changed my ticket. Thankyou once again BA fora rip off change fee.

awful... I hate this place
  I spent the last bit of time just lying on the beach reading my book and waiting for my flight.  I was going to go on the Ang National park tour before flying back to bangkok but didnt want to risk missing the flight so I decided to get the very early first flight from Samui to Bangkok and then go visit the Temples of Wat Po and Wat Arun that I didnt get to see before.

I was happy to be going home.  That is not how I thought this trip would turn out.  I learnt 2 big lessons here.

 Firstly, I dont like being a solo traveller. Im a people person and love being with others. I love to talk and didnt like having anybody to share my experiences with.

Secondly, I dont like slumming it. It must be a sign of age but I do like certain standards.

I will come back to Thailand, but it will not be alone and I will NOT go to Koh Samui !!

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chaweng beach high street
chaweng beach high street
awful... I hate this place
awful... I hate this place
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this one was huge...at least 30cm
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