Hua Hin 2013 the 4th visit (preview!)

2nd visit to Hua Hin vineyard.

2nd visit to Hua Hin vineyard.

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2010 Hua Hin Vineyard

*** a little preview of things you can do in Hua Hin for a short 3D2N trip***

 

first visited in 2006. planned a 2 nights stay but ended up staying for 4 nights.

went back again in 2009 and 2010.

 

took a train!

took a train!

 

382 baht. heh. comes with meal also okie. really machiam aeroplane.

kopi, T, or kopi and T?

kopi, T, or kopi and T?

5 hours ride. so there was …

breakfast

breakfast

and LUNCH.

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all inclusive okie!!!!!!!!

everyone was sleeeeeeeping. but full-batt-forever T was busily looking for subjects to snap.

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and finally…..

the famous Hua Hin train station!

the famous Hua Hin train station!

shall let the photos do all the talking..

 

went to the beach and Khao Takiab as usual..

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went to the vineyard again…

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Quality wine and really good cakes + main courses. How can i return to Hua Hin and not visit the vineyard again!!

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this was the tasting set.  i’m a wine person but i really dont know whats what. so this set was perfect for me.

my first time so Atas okie. wine tasting leh.

they have really QUALITY wine. i can still remember how shiok i felt.

they have flagship range of wines. find out more HERE

 

besides great wine and delicious food, this place is also splendid for photo taking. hee hee hee

spent 3-4 hours there. and left just before sun sets..

visit in 2010

visit in 2010

visit in 2013.

visit in 2013.

there are also non alcoholic beverage for children. so it’s definitely a family friendly place to visit!

 

i also went back to Wat Huay Mongkol. with a Enormous Luang Por Thuad’s statue.

frequented by the devotees and locals from throughout the country.

frequented by the devotees and locals from throughout the country.

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and of course…

sunrise watching…

 

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the best thing? right in the comfort of my room.
even better? that room cost me only.. 700 baht. (32sgd)

envy much?

teehee, T.

 

 

 

Khao Takiab, Hua Hin 2010 Dec

first visited Hua Hin in 2006.

have been back there about four times now. (okie i must resort to blogging in singlish!)

my first trip was via train. wah.. arrived at 3-4am and the whole town was sleeping. okie neh mind. this one i will write another post when i find the old photos.

anyway this trip.. was more of a.. ‘show you around’ trip. brought my fellow traveling partner there.

it’s easy to navigate. rented a motorbike, allll the way straightttttttttt and yeah i will end up in cha-am <—- this is a gem. still quiet and much less touristy. but also mean less sites to visit, less beautiful beach, less english speaking…

 

one of my MUST go is Khao Takiab. South of Hua Hin town, along Thanon Petchkasem. 

clean and beautiful beach. with the water coming up only to my chest even after i’ve walked… like… REALLY far… 

occasionally and sadly, there will be dead jelly fish along the coast during low tide. tried rescuing one before. but it was already too dead…

feast away! all these for 700baht!!!

feast away! all these for 700baht!!!

mid hill of khao takiab

mid hill of khao takiab

cheap seafood sold by the beach

cheap seafood sold by the beach

the Big Buddha that faces the sea

the Big Buddha that faces the sea

horse riding along the beach...

horse riding along the beach…

selfie was already trendy back then ok

selfie was already trendy back then ok

wahhh angmohs/farangs everywhere....

wahhh angmohs/farangs everywhere….

 

photos were all taken via camera phone la. dont blame me for the bad photography. better photos all in the “hiding” memory cards. heh

 

LATEST UPDATES about HUA HIN: apparently the restaurants are no longer operating (most) due to the junta dunnu what dunnu what. there was a beach clean up recently. some are operating at another designated area nearby. will keep you updated when i get more news!

 

to get to Hua Hin: mini bus, local bus, trains, plane. 
takes about 2-3 hours on mini bus  and about 4 hours via train.

 

LESSON TIME
SO!!! Takeaway for this post!

Khao Takiab, เขา ตะเกียบ means Chopsticks Hill. Takiab means Chopsticks. pronounced (very closely) Kao2 大Giap (like you giap something that giap).

so next time you want chopsticks, tell them, Khor Takiab noi ka/krap.

 

teehee, T.