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February 7th 2020
Published: February 7th 2020
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Our view at breakfast
The sun rose behind the hills at the southern tip of the bay as we enjoyed our breakfast at the privacy beach resort near Khao Sam roi Yot national park. Our guide Pi Golf arrived just before 8am and we were on our bikes and cycling south along the coast by 8:15. The sea was calm and a light breeze cooled us as we headed into the park. We were greeted by buffaloes then monkeys and steep limestone cliffs predominant throughout the park there were lakes, palm trees and wonderful views. Stopping off at a beautiful temple by the sea we were schooled in the role of the Naga protecting the Buddha and how this snake connects the land with the heavens. We had cycled 65km before we stopped for lunch at a roadside restaurant where we treated to seaweed and tofu soup, crab and egg fried rice and sweet papaya salad. In the evening Pi Golf escorted us to the night market where we chose a tasty variety of street food dishes followed by
We joined the coast road again, had a flat tyre repaired, (it took Pi Oi all of 45 seconds to replace the wheel) before crossing the
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Better than the usual buffet
bridge into Prachaub Khiri Khan, where we chanced upon some travelling Burmese Buddhist monks who graced us with a photo opportunity. Next we walked through the market and up flights of 396 steps to the temple overlooking the whole region. Wonderful views of the 3 bays that made up our route today.
In the evening Pi Golf escorted us to the night market where we chose from a stunning variety of Thai dishes followed by some shirt tightening delicious deserts.

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Monkey in the parkMonkey in the park
Monkey in the park

Monkey in the park
Buddhist templeBuddhist temple
Buddhist temple

Main hall of the Buddhist temple
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Crab egg noodle

Lunch day 3
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cyclists and monks

A photo opportunity with som travelling Buddhist monks
Temple monkeysTemple monkeys
Temple monkeys

Monkeys on the steps to the temple
nick and golf on the bridgenick and golf on the bridge
nick and golf on the bridge

Nick and Gold our guide
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Temple in prachaub

Temple in Prachaub Khiri Khan
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Yellow flag

Flag at the temple
Temple stepsTemple steps
Temple steps

The 398 steps
Food marketFood market
Food market

Green seafood curry, omelette soup, salty fish with Kale and Thai omelette
Lemon bay.Lemon bay.
Lemon bay.

One of the 3 bays
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Nick and golf

Nick and Golf at the last temple
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On the road in the park

Cycling in the park
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398 steps to heaven

398 steps to heaven

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