Hotel Love

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi


Today is our last day in Krabi. Our honeymoon is fortunately not yet over but tomorrow we are taken back to the airport and fly to Bangkok for the last 4 nights of our adventure.

I've not shared the wonderful details of our honeymoon because I've been rather busy enjoying it but as I lay out in the sun earlier I had a pang of love for our beautiful hotel. And then I felt it: the air turn and a storm on it's way.

With a matter of minutes to spare before the massive droplets of rain began to pound down I grabbed my camera and tried to capture some of the magic of the Amari Vogue Krabi experience.

You can see the storm coming and later, the rain itself. My photos don't do it justice so take my word for it - this place is very special.


Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Amari Vogue Hotel Krabi

Currently...

Wearing...
A new ring and it feels oh so good!

Wedding Ring


Actually, ever since we purchased this in Nassau on our trip to the Bahamas I've been desperate to wear it and have been "practicing" wearing it (on the right hand of course) at least once a week.
As it contains diamonds I've been careful not to wear it to the beach or when sunbathing so as not to get suntan lotion or sand in it but I miss it so much when it's locked in the safe. I'm thinking about getting a stand in band so I can always wear something.


Eating...
Afternoon tea. Each afternoon, I reach a point where I'm starting to get peckish and a little bit cranky. As if they have a radar that can read my mood, a hotel employee knocks on our door and gives us a plate of cake. It feels magical and I cannot stress enough how much I love it!


Reading...
The PC Peter Grant novels by Ben Aaronovitch. I started with Rivers of London on the recommendation of Sam's mum and devoured it in a day. I'm hoovering up the rest at an alarming rate.


Planning...
How to resurrect my blog. In the months since Project:Wedding has pushed everything else out of my brain Project:Lorna has suffered from a dearth of posts.

But now I am free to share everything I worked so hard on without fear of spoiling anything for my guests.

I am working on freshening up the blog and have a number of plans for world domination. If you are on Pinterest I have started a board for all things blog: http://pinterest.com/projectlorna/blogging/


Feeling thankful for...
My wonderful friends and family.

I gave a speech at my wedding and being a well prepared girl I wrote it in advance. I preemptively wrote how great everyone had been in the run up to the wedding. And at they point, they really had. But then, with 2 days to go everything  ramped up and people's generosity and general amazingness blew me away. It actually reduces me to tears when I think about what people did to make our wedding so fantastic. Words will never do justice to their kindnesses but I'll never tire of trying to find some.


Floating on...
Air. Well it feels like it after my Thai massage today. I said I like firm and deep massages and so this tiny Thai lady beat the crap out of me. And it felt great! I feel 6 inches taller and she even braided my hair when she was done.

Braided hair in Thailand


Working on...
Sorting out, labelling and just generally twiddling about with my photos. I half heartedly started labelling my photos when I moved to a Mac and iPhoto but this holiday has given me loads of time to really sort them out. I need a photo workflow and that is something I hope to bottom out while we're away.


Loving...
Thailand. I know that a lot of my love is actually for the hotel which is funny because this isn't the hotel I wanted to stay in. The original hotel we picked is undergoing construction work so we had to switch places at the last minute which was a small bummer. In the end though, I LOVE this place. It is seriously beautiful and I cannot get enough of the bubble jet seats in the pool. Sadly, they keep you so cool and relaxed that you don't notice yourself burning and both Sam and I look like proper typical lobster Brits! It's not got in the way of us enjoying ourselves so far.
It's not just the hotel though, we took a day trip yesterday and the sea is the perfect colour, the sands are all soft and pale and the islands rise up out of the water so sharply it takes my breath away.
The people we've met here are all incredibly friendly and helpful. Even the wildlife is awesome.
I love Thailand.

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Missing... 
Gwildog, but I'm sure he's having the time of his life on his doggie holidays with my mum.

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Tip of the hat to...
Danielle of Sometimes Sweet for the currently blog post format and Elsie and Emma for their wonderful new A Beautiful Mess photo editor app used on all these photos (and many more in the future I can tell!)

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