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... delighted when I guessed each one correctly and they gave me a huge round of applause. It was certainly an insightful and brilliant way to end my trip (oh and the delicious burger at Firehouse afterward was the cherry on the cake!).
After waving goodbye to the boys and travelling the 12 hours back to England, I was beyond happy to finally be touching down on home soil. My family awaited with banners, balloons and pink lei (my family in a nutshell) and we ran to greet each ...
... page of my passport. Handed it back to me and bid me farewell.
With a sigh of relief I said thank you and walked into the baggage carousel area.
Once we collected our bags we ducked and weaved through the hordes of people trying to find there way around the 16th busiest airport in the world and walked straight on down to the public taxi stand. It was like second nature to me. Turning the corners, catch the escalators, dodge to baggage trolleys, it ...
... a lot of beeping). We soon realised, after leaving the taxi, that Kerrie was very inappropriately dressed (and not just the slippers) to be paying respect to the temple and I was not far behind lol. Kerrie managed to find a fetching sarong, an almost equally impressive white top and a pair of ladybird flip flops for a total of 300 baht. I managed to find a pair of baggy pants for 150 baht - I looked "unusual". Thankfully, our A list celeb was detracting all the attention from ...
... I felt like my face was being used as a pestil in a mortar of star anise and vomit. I took a step and smelled fresh flowers to my right and roasting chestnuts to my left. The very next moment the street was so foul I held my breath until it passed.
I can't begin to describe the combined sound of honking traffic, the Thai music blaring from stores and cars, the searing grills of street food stalls every three feet, the puttering ...
... stop is a vegetarian sushi restaurant for our 'starters'. Amazing how they can make prawns that taste and have the texture of the real thing. Then on to a newly opened Spanish owned place in China Town where we have a giant tumbler full of gin (from Minorca) and tonic and pizzas. We succumb to hailing two taxis to take us all back to Jamie's where we retire for the night. Jamie changes for work and he the young'uns go out to ...
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