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Vacation - Episode One :)

Ahhh.... Vacation!! This year we went to Prachaubkrikhan! again and stayed at the same place we stayed at last year (Dolphin Bay). It's a great family friendly place and a lot of fun :)
Here's Aashini all suited up and ready for her first day at the pool/beach. This picture is a little out of focus, but I still thought it was cute :) We found a inflatable ring that was just her size and she actually liked that better than her "swimmies" but she looks so cute in them :) haha!
One night as the sun was going down, we tried to take a family picture or two... we weren't very successful :) haha! Oh well, here's one of the attempts :)
The resort is cheap and really great. We stayed in a little bungalow that was right next to the pool and we were right on the beach. We ate outside for our meals and it was great!
On our 2nd day, Aashini was starting to get sick, so we went with some friends into the closest town (Hua Hin) for most of the day and got medicine, hung out at the mall & had some great American BBQ. At the mall Aashini kept wanting to sit on these toys... so we stuck in a few Bhat and let her ride this one. I LOVE the look on her face!
Aashini was a bit of a scaredy cat this trip :) She was terrified of the pool until almost the last 2 days (I'll do a pool post next) and was quite scared of the sand! haha! Last Summer Aashini loved the sand, but this summer, walking on the sand kinda freaked her out.
Once we got her to sit down and gave her the sand toys, she started to love it!
She had fun playing in the sand!!!
The city we stayed in is SUPER small!!! Here's what the road looked like next to our hotel. There was NOTHING in this city except for a few hotels and shops.
Another "playing at the beach" picture :)
The fishing boats around the beach were so fun looking to me.
I like this picture :)
Last summer we took a pic of Aashini in this Same Chair ... Here she is "smiling".
One thing Aashini learned how to do this week was swing on a "big swing" by herself. She kept wanting to get on these swings so we put her on and she knew just what to do - it was cute :)
This picture makes me laugh :) Aashini's hair is funny in this picture :)
The resort also had a fun little play area. Aashini loved this little house. She would open and close the door and say: "open" and "close" while she did it :)
Aashini got her first pair of flip-flops this trip. They're way too big and she can't really walk in them, but she LOVES them!!!!!!
Another attempt at a family picture :)
We had a great and relaxing vacation (except for Aashini being sick... I'll write about that and other stuff later) :) Anyway, we can't wait for our next vacation!!!


Joy said…
We loved our vacation too! I am ready to go back! Does this place have a website? So, glad Aashini is feeling better!!!
Bri said…
sooo pretty!!!
Anonymous said…
Andrea, I am so glad that Aashini is feeling better and that you guys got home safely! Sounds and looks like you guys had an awesome time! That hotel looks great and relaxing...
Roberts said…
Those pics are great!! I was shocked to see you in shorts! haha :) It looks like a great place to vacation.
Deanna said…
She is getting SO BIG!!!
gloria said…
Those are such great pictures, I'm hoping that Aashini is feeling much better, she just looks adorable on the beach and in her cute little outfits. I can't believe she knows how to swing already!!!!I love the family portraits, you all look soo happy!!!! thanks for the great pix, lovegg
Erin G said…
first - aashini is a smart girl, tubes are MUCH better than swimmies.

second - this is the second year in a row Mark and I have totally coveted your dolphin bay vacation. if only it weren't so expensive to get TO thailand from here!

third - how cute is that DRESS????

looks like you had an awesome vacay, minus the sick part!

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