This is the first in a series of posts with photos from Rayong, each having about a max of 10 photos because it's truly a drag to have to format everything... They're all in order from the very start of our arrival to, hopefully, the end, with little captions in between... Enjoy!
The breathtaking view... Our resort was located at the bottom of a very steep mountain drive. You drove from the main town into a kind of ulu
street that went on and on and on with increasingly few houses along the side, then up a very scary steep slope and round and round a mountain till you get to a little stretch where we took the photo above (and a few others). Then from there it's downhill, to the little square of a parking lot, then the resort. I didn't take photos but the scenery's beautiful at night; you can see all the stars in the sky! It was so totally BEAUTIFUL, there's no other word for it. Nowhere else have I seen the stars; only satellites and crude city lights.
The tiles were a very awesome turquoise. Since I was wearing my red shoes, needless to say I had
to take a photo of them together. Without editing -they don't need it- it looks quite nice, no
This is a very old car that was parked in the front... veranda? (The lobby was below.) We all posed with it. It's awesome.
This was the start of the corridor that led to the lobby; I was just pretending to be a pro photographer and taking shots every five seconds or so.
THIS is the lobby. The hotel had loads of slopes all around so we had fun kind of running (okay, I
did) down the steepest one down to the receptionists' desk. They had these huge bird sculptures looming over it, can you see them?
This delightful chalkboard announces the Admiral Waterfront Club or something which we went to at night to play pool and (I) to read magazines... (old magazines. Very awesome old magazines.)
Here's the view from inside. I don't think we were meant to be there but nobody restricted us and the door wasn't locked. Only photos, honest.
We went to the beach after that. This was a sneaky shot of us taken by my parents who didn't even touch the sand, pfft.
This is our hotel. One part of it, anyway.
And this is a very awesome stray dog that kept following us that first day... He's black and white and very cute- my brother and I could've sworn he was posing for us. More pics of him later.
Other Parts coming up- dinner now. I'm already late. Oops!