Colors of Ko Samui - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

A temple in Ko Samui One of the main features of the island of Kho Samui is a unique lifestyle. Level and easy lifestyle with plenty of peculiar features will seem weird to foreign guests. The life of local folks will amaze tourists from the first day of their visit to the island. One of the brightest features of ethnic character is a scrupulous attitude of local people towards their personal care and hygiene. The attitude has developed as a result of unfavorable environmental conditions as all the year round the sun is extremely hot and the air is rather moist. Showering twice a day is quite a thing on the island as it is a common physical need of a body and one of the most effective ways to escape from the exhaustive heat.
Samui Island is ready to offer its guests more than 500 options for accommodation. All local hotels feature welcoming atmosphere and an abundance of exclusive services. Upscale resorts are … Open
A result of this feature of lifestyle of local folks is a vast choice of personal hygiene products sold in numerous stores and which are commonly chosen by tourists as an alternative to traditional memorable gifts and souvenirs. Beauty talc and various deo sprays with exciting fragrances, original handmade soap bars and special deodorants made of alum are of great popularity among tourists hunting some original gifts and souvenirs. All of the stuff is available almost in ever shop.
Another ethnic treasure of the island of Kho Samui is considered to be hevea milk juice which is known among tourists under another name being latex. Goods made of genuine latex which are produced on local plants and factories feature high quality and are exported to various countries of the world. A choice of goods produced on local factories is really vast and encompasses car tires, medical gloves, stylish accessories and many others. Local folks often call the hevea juice a liquid gold as latex production is one of the major footholds of the economy of the country. Copyright
Koh Samui is a true sandy and tropical paradise. This is the most beautiful island of Thailand. Founded as a seaport in the Gulf of Siam, Koh Samui has quickly developed thanks to fish … Open
The island offers its guests to try an ethnic drink. The Magic Alambic factory produces perfect rum of sugar cane. The production was established by a married couple from France. An original drink immediately gained recognition and popularity among local folks. Today this ethnic drink is served almost in every restaurant of the island. This liquor is considered to be unique due to a special way of production which sufficiently differs from other manufacturing technologies and processes. As a keepsake of the visit to the island of Kho Samui tourists often choose to buy a bottle of classic rum or choose from a variety of exotic sorts of drink featuring different tastes: pineapple, coconut, orange. A vacation on Kho Samui will turn to an adventurous experience as the tourists will make plenty of exciting discoveries and will enjoy unique lifestyle.
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