Koh Samui by scooter and the mystery of Koh Tan

Petit village de pêcheurs à Koh Samui On this day of August, 20, 2013, we have a 9:00 am meeting! We are to meet in our hotel lobby with Pascal, our guide for the day, to go on a discovery tour around the island on scooters. Our girls will stay at…

Koh Samui, charming yet still authentic

Mer, cocotiers et soleil … Of course, Thailand has many beautiful islands. White-sand beaches with a perfect half-circle lay out, splendid palm trees, crystal-clear water, the perfect ocean scenery. This must be what paradise looks like.…

A stop in Bangkok: touring the countryside in a long-tail boat

Orchidées For our 2nd day in Bangkok, on August 3rd 2013, we have decided to get away from the hurly-burly of the big city and go visit the countryside and its inhabitants to the west of Bangkok, in the direction of Nakhon Pathom. To that end, we…

A stop in Bangkok: the khlongs and Wat Arun

Les khlongs à Bangkok The plan for our 2nd day in Bangkok is to get out of the city to go visit Nakom Phathom and from there to go sightseeing aboard a long-tail boat. But before we set out to narrate this day, we want to tell our dear readers…

A stop in Bangkok: the Royal Palace and Wat Pho

Ramayana August 2, 2013. It is very early in the morning as our plane touches down the runway at the Bangkok airport. Traffic to reach the city center should not be too bad at this time of the day, we hope. Check-in at our hotel, a short nap to…