Monkeying Around the World

Lil Dave’s Adventures with Ivan and Jennifer

Ice Monkey

Ice Monkey

Ivan, Jennifer and I had to wake up at 9:30 am on April, 10, 2009.  We were picked up at 10 am.  We were headed to Ko Samui.  We were all tired from the lack of sleep and partying from the Full Moon Party the night before. 

We arrived at the ferry station.  Ivan traded our paper to get a ferry ticket.  The boat was supposed to leave at 11 am.  The boat wasn’t even at the station yet.  We left at 12 pm.  The ferry ride was crowded.  We sat on the floor of the boat outside.  The ride only took about 20 minutes.  We grabbed our luggage.  We did have to wait 10 minutes for a mini-van to come.  The ferry company drove us to our guesthouse. 

We checked in to Penzy Guesthouse.  It’s run by a Thai lady named Penzy and her American husband.  They were really nice to us.  They told us about a few restaurants nearby.

We went to a Thai restaurant nearby.  I can’t recall the name though. 

DSC08255

Ivan had pad-seaw with chicken while Jennifer had chicken on rice.  I had banana curry with rice.  The food was alright here.  Ivan rented a motorbike.

We all slept a few hours.  We were really tired.

Ivan drove us to an internet cafe.  The wi-fi wasn’t working at the guesthouse.  We all used the internet for about an hour.

We went to The Wave Samui for dinner.  Ivan had the red curry while Jennifer got the green curry.  I had a pad thai with bananas and chicken.  The food was pretty good.

Ivan heard about the Bar Ice.  The bar has a room filled with things made out of ice.  Ivan drove us to Bar Ice.  There’s an entrance fee to get into the ice room.  Ivan and Jennifer had to put on a black jacket, hat and gloves that you provide.  They didn’t have monkey sized jackets, hats or gloves.  But, I didn’t need it since my fur keeps me warm.  It was pretty cold in there though. 

DSC08275

I saw a chair shaped like a hand.  There were statues of Thai people. 

DSC08264

A picture of the King and Queen is there.  The whole bar is made out of ice. 

DSC08299

The drinks are served in a glass made of ice.  The drinks are already pre-made served in a jug.  They should have bartenders in there making fresh cocktails.  There was a ice sculpture that looked like an elephant.  The coolest one was a tuk-tuk made out of ice.  I enjoyed sitting in the front and pretending I was driving it.

DSC08285

The walls are even ice!  Lights changed colors in the walls and the bar.  They kept playing ‘Born Slippy’ by Underworld over and over.  Ivan complained about it to the lady serving the drinks.  They changed it to another song.  I wish they had a monkey or a banana ice statue.  Bar Ice was a really cool experience.

We checked out The Library resort on April 11, 2009.

DSC08315

I liked the statues they have of people reading around the resort. The pool is cool since the tiles are red and it makes the water look red. 

DSC08317

We checked out their restaurant.  The food is way too pricey. 

We had lunch at Tropical Murphy’s.  Ivan and Jennifer shared a tasty shrimp stuffed potato skin for a starter. 

DSC08324

Ivan had a tuna baguette.  I had a banana and chicken baguette.  Jennifer had a roasted chicken baguette.  The baguettes were okay. 

Ivan drove us around the island.  We stopped at Tesco Lotus.  We wanted to buy some water guns for the upcoming Song Kran Celebration.  They have a celebration of a big water fight starting tomorrow at 4 pm and the whole day on April 13th.  Ivan and Jennifer bought a few water guns and other things.  Ivan lost the keys to the motorbike in the store.  It took awhile for him to find it.  Thank goodness he did.

We stopped to look at souvenirs.  We walked down to Grandfather and Grandmother Rock.  There’s a rock shaped like a penis and one like a vagina. 

DSC08345

People were climbing up near the penis rock.  It was a bit of a walk though.  We couldn’t find the Grandmother Rock. 

We chilled at Penzy Guesthouse for a short while.  Ivan drove us to an internet cafe.  We used the internet for an hour.

We went to The Three Monkeys for dinner. 

DSC08256

It’s a bar and restaurant run by three monkeys. Apparently, there were three monkeys traveling around Thailand and they landed in Ko Samui.  They decided to open a bar and restaurant in Ko Samui.  One monkey cooks, another cleans, and the third washes the dishes.  I had chat with one of the monkeys, and enquired as to if they might ever consider employing another monkey (me) and calling it the four monkeys. They said I was too young, and besides they wanted to keep the name the three monkeys because otherwise it would mean changing the sign outside and all the posters and menus!

There’s a special monkey menu that has a strong banana theme running through it.

DSC08365

You have to ask for the monkey menu and BE a monkey of course.  The regular menu has many Monkey-named dishes.  Ivan and Jennifer shared the Corny Monkey to start off with.  It’s lettuce wraps with corn and chicken.  Ivan had a Thai fish dish while Jennier had the chicken satay.  I ordered a Monkey Marinara – spaghetti marinara with bananas.  The food was okay here – nothing special.

We walked across the street to the Monkey Bar.  They were playing good music.  They have a couple funny monkey statues. 

DSC08371

That’s the only thing monkey about this bar.  We sat down at a table.  Ivan and Jennifer had a drink.  I had a banana and mango juice.  The bar was getting ready for a fire show.  The fire show was cool. 

DSC08389

We saw a lady doing the fire balls.  She was a beginner though.  The rest were Thai guys.  We watched the fire show and then left. 

Then, we stopped by the Rock Cafe.  Jennifer saw a art picture of Morrissey on the wall. 

DSC08403

She also saw an autographed picture of Morrissey in a table there.  We drove to the guesthouse after to get some rest.

Related Posts with Thumbnails
Share


One Comment

I precisely wanted to thank you so much all over again. I do not know the things I would’ve gone through without the methods discussed by you on such a topic. It previously was an absolute daunting situation in my opinion, however , being able to view a skilled mode you resolved it forced me to weep for happiness. I am just happier for the support and as well , have high hopes you recognize what a powerful job you happen to be carrying out instructing many people with the aid of your webblog. I am certain you’ve never met all of us.

Can I just say what a reduction to seek out somebody who really knows what theyre speaking about on the internet. You positively know how you can bring a difficulty to mild and make it important. More people have to learn this and understand this facet of the story. I cant imagine youre no more standard since you definitely have the gift.

WONDERFUL Post.thanks for share..extra wait .. ?

you’ve an excellent blog right here! would you wish to make some invite posts on my blog?

This actually answered my problem, thank you!

Nice post. I be taught one thing more challenging on different blogs everyday. It should all the time be stimulating to learn content from different writers and practice a little something from their store. I抎 prefer to make use of some with the content material on my weblog whether or not you don抰 mind. Natually I抣l provide you with a hyperlink in your net blog. Thanks for sharing.

I was very pleased to search out this internet-site.I wished to thanks for your time for this glorious read!! I positively enjoying each little bit of it and I have you bookmarked to take a look at new stuff you blog post.

This really answered my problem, thanks!

I wanted to write a simple word so as to appreciate you for all of the magnificent tricks you are giving out on this website. My prolonged internet search has at the end of the day been recognized with excellent information to talk about with my family members. I would admit that many of us site visitors are quite endowed to live in a great community with many awesome individuals with insightful suggestions. I feel quite happy to have used your webpages and look forward to tons of more fabulous times reading here. Thanks again for a lot of things.

I wanted to draft you a little observation to help give thanks as before with the exceptional tricks you have documented here. This has been seriously generous of you to give freely exactly what numerous people might have sold as an e-book to get some profit on their own, even more so now that you could possibly have done it if you wanted. Those pointers also acted like a great way to be sure that some people have similar passion just like my personal own to find out whole lot more with regards to this matter. Certainly there are numerous more pleasurable sessions in the future for individuals who scan through your site.

I simply wished to say thanks once more. I do not know the things that I could possibly have sorted out without the type of ideas documented by you concerning this area. It was before the troublesome problem in my view, however , observing a new skilled approach you handled the issue made me to leap with gladness. Extremely happier for this service and expect you find out what a great job that you are providing training people today through a web site. Most likely you’ve never encountered all of us.

I simply needed to appreciate you again. I do not know the things that I might have tried in the absence of the actual tips and hints discussed by you about my subject. It absolutely was a very alarming situation in my position, but understanding your specialized manner you resolved that forced me to jump over happiness. I’m just happy for this service and even hope you are aware of an amazing job you have been undertaking training many others through the use of your blog. Probably you have never come across any of us.

Hello, tender thanks you in regard to tidings! I repost in Facebook

My husband and i got now joyful when Raymond could conclude his research from your ideas he gained in your blog. It is now and again perplexing to just happen to be giving out secrets which usually many people might have been trying to sell. Therefore we do know we have the blog owner to give thanks to for that. The main illustrations you’ve made, the straightforward blog menu, the friendships you will make it possible to engender – it’s got everything great, and it’s really letting our son and us know that this concept is enjoyable, and that is highly serious. Thanks for the whole thing!

I am glad for writing to make you know what a outstanding experience my wife’s princess encountered using your web site. She realized plenty of details, most notably what it is like to possess an amazing teaching character to let most people completely know precisely specified tricky subject matter. You truly surpassed my expected results. Thanks for offering these informative, trustworthy, informative and as well as fun thoughts on your topic to Lizeth.

Hello, blame you in regard to facts! revatio vs viagra http://viapwronline.com I repost in Facebook.
buy viagra online

I would like to voice my admiration for your generosity in support of individuals who have the need for help with this concept. Your real commitment to passing the solution along had become pretty helpful and have regularly permitted many people like me to achieve their ambitions. Your new insightful key points denotes much a person like me and far more to my mates. Warm regards; from everyone of us.

Hello, row-boat thanks you http://cialisxtl.com looking in compensation information! cialis prices
side effects of viagra

Cialis cialis in canada does cialis make you bigger

I intended to write you this little word to thank you very much again about the extraordinary concepts you have shared above. It is certainly remarkably open-handed with people like you to provide freely exactly what most people might have offered for sale as an electronic book to earn some bucks on their own, notably since you might well have tried it in case you wanted. Those tips likewise acted to provide a easy way to be certain that some people have similar dream really like my own to know the truth significantly more on the subject of this issue. Certainly there are a lot more enjoyable sessions up front for individuals that scan your website.

I actually wanted to send a quick message to appreciate you for all the remarkable items you are giving out on this site. My particularly long internet search has finally been rewarded with incredibly good details to write about with my colleagues. I would claim that most of us site visitors are extremely fortunate to live in a notable site with very many special individuals with very helpful basics. I feel really privileged to have used your entire website and look forward to so many more excellent minutes reading here. Thanks a lot once more for all the details.

virtually letter careprost for sale suddenly pleasure bimatoprost ophthalmic solution tomorrow clue careprost 3ml eye drops closely skill [url=https://naltrexoneonline.confrancisyalgomas.com/#]naltrexone canada[/url] nowhere sky careprost for
sale united states along player https://careprost.confrancisyalgomas.com/
careprost buy online´s last blog post ..careprost buy online

I intended to write you that bit of remark to thank you very much the moment again with your stunning information you have contributed on this page. This is certainly extremely open-handed with you in giving publicly just what a number of us would’ve offered as an e-book to make some money for their own end, and in particular considering that you could have tried it if you desired. These principles additionally acted to become easy way to fully grasp that other people have the same desire much like my personal own to realize good deal more with regards to this condition. I’m sure there are millions of more enjoyable instances in the future for folks who scan through your website.

Cialis cialis without doctor prescription walgreens price for cialis 20mg

I wanted to post a quick comment so as to express gratitude to you for some of the wonderful advice you are showing on this website. My particularly long internet lookup has now been compensated with sensible points to write about with my good friends. I ‘d admit that many of us site visitors are extremely lucky to dwell in a fine website with so many marvellous professionals with useful things. I feel really privileged to have encountered your webpages and look forward to many more brilliant minutes reading here. Thanks again for everything.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

*
*
*

CommentLuv badge
This blog is protected by Dave\'s Spam Karma 2: 131991 Spams eaten and counting...