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Mar 11, 2007 - Khao Sok - Elephant Riding

This morning was an early start (7:00). 5 of us got up had brakfast and got taken accross Kho Sok to where the elephants were just finishing their breakfast. There were two people to an elephant and we were initially sat on a seat on the elephants back. After about 15 minuites we stopped and were able to sit on the elephant just behind his ears. We then continued for abot 20 minuites up throgh the jungle sat on the elephant until we reach a waterfall and pool. We stopped here to take photos and for the Elephants to get a drink, before...

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Mark's Trip 2007

Jun 21, 2006 - Survived the Raft House

So after the second night on an overnight train (unfortunately the first train was much nicer - we got a bit spoiled!) we traveled by truck and boat to the "floating raft houses", which are basically huts on stilts connected by bamboo walkways, accessable only by boat. The scenery was stunning and definitely the best part of the stay, although the food was also very very good. The huts were cute but there were ants everywhere... and the bathroom situation was definitely an issue. You had to climb a very narrow, rickety path and stairway...

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Mar 8, 2006 - Khao Sok National Park - Elephant Trekking!

After a 2 hour minibus trip (this time with a good driver!) we arrived at our Jungle accomodation in Khao Sok National Park. It was up a dirt track and lovely and peaceful (well as peaceful as a jungle can be). We were in twin share treehouses which are lovely. Really spacious (and I got the double bed :) ) They are quite new and so nicely built. The place was next to the river and next to the river at about 5.30 were lots of monkeys! All playing around and jumping in the river. We walked into the river to get closer to them. They were so...

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Apr 27, 2004 - Khao Sok national park

I got back from Ao Phang-Nga just in time to make the last bus to Takuapa, and from there go on to the rainforest at Khao Sok. I got to the Freedom guesthouse, run by an Ozzie expat, just in time for dinner. It took me a while to fall asleep, because the jungle birds, bugs and frogs thought it was the full moon party already and decided to have an all night rave. The next morning a group of us headed on a day-long hike in the park. We took an hour boat ride, and then hiked another hour-and-a-half to reach a giant cave that had been carved...

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