fishing on the third
Great stay in Pattaya.
We chose our choice in Thailand, the resort of Pattaya. According to the travel agent, Pattaya is a small resort, modern, many Russians, there are no problems in language exchange. We flew in late April, when the Thais celebrate the new year in their chronology. A good season to relax, it is not very hot, but there is no rain.
We stayed at the Pattaya Park 3 * hotel. On the sites we read that the hotels in Pattaya are distinguished by their “fatigue” and not well-groomed, which we saw. Old furniture, ragged walls, high humidity left traces everywhere. But the room itself was quite comfortable, and everything necessary for living was provided. The great advantage of the hotel was its location, on the 1st coastline, and the presence of markets, cafes, next to the hotel.
Free time from excursions and beach vacations, we walked along the city streets. True, this is not entirely safe for life, since there are few sidewalks for pedestrians, and I mainly had to walk along the carriageway, where crazy rickshaws, cars, and cyclists ride. Continue reading
Holidays in Hua Hin
In early May, flew to Thailand. I picked up the time successfully – the heat is already decreasing, the number of tourists is normal, and there is almost no rain. May is a transitional month between the hot and rainy seasons. In winter, Thailand may be better, but in winter I already visited, I wanted to see the country in May.
You can get to Hua Hin from Bangkok by bus and train. The latter option is cheaper and more interesting. A class 3 carriage is very cheap, about 40 rubles, it seems, foreigners rarely come across inside, but the national color is for all 100 – merchants go around the cars and offer all kinds of food. You can even learn a few Thai words, for example, “saparot” is “pineapple”.
The station in Hua Hin turned out to be pretty beautiful, I spun around it, studied the schedule, and then went to look for some cheap hotel or hostel. There are plenty of places to spend the night in the city, because it is a resort, but you needed something inexpensive. As a result, he settled in a hotel, where there was one dormitory room. I suspect that not all people know what is hidden in distant countries behind this word. Continue reading