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February 9th 2020
Published: February 9th 2020
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Bull at nearby villageBull at nearby villageBull at nearby village

Bull the town is named after
We had a wonderful buffet breakfast in the dining room at the Nana beach hotel. This hotel was far busier than any others we have stayed however the food was great a good selection of American and local Thai food. I tried a banana leaf wrapped sticky rice with egg custard, it was delicious! We set off on the bikes around 8:15, stopping at the small town of Thungwualaen beach “literally the bull that ran away” to admire the bull statue and beach. We headed on along the coast again turning inland to stop at a rubber plantation and see how the latex is extracted and saved in cans strapped to the trees. Very rural and rich in beaches and rivers we encountered, cocunut plantations,shrimp farming fishing villages, cows and buffalo. The cows are often accompanied by white birds, they eat the flies that swarm around the cows. After a water break we rejoined the main road and cycled to our lunch stop for more great Thai dishes. 15 km on we stopped and loaded the bikes into the van and drove into our hotel. The Suksomboom hotel on the outskirts of Surat Thani.

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Denis and Nick at the bullDenis and Nick at the bull
Denis and Nick at the bull

Alongside the bull
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our guide

Pi Golf
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rubber extracted

Latex being extracted from the area below the cut strip
Coastal sectionCoastal section
Coastal section

Denis at the coast
Fishing village Fishing village
Fishing village

Fishing village on the river
river fishingriver fishing
river fishing

Fishing on the river
Fishing village 2Fishing village 2
Fishing village 2

One of the May fishing villages
Blue fishing boatBlue fishing boat
Blue fishing boat

Reflections in the river
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fishing village 3

Fisherman’s village, they are catching Catfish
Seated BuddahSeated Buddah
Seated Buddah

On route to Shyam Yhane

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