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Was woken up by a panicked text from Soph at 6.20am. I was supposed to be at the coach at 6.15am for it to leave at half past! I don't think I have ever got ready so quickly. Consequently I have left my card from Mum, my padlocks and my flip flops in Ho Chi Minh. Could have been worse though. I just made the coach as it was leaving from just by my …
... laughing her head off! The worst thing was that she'd been awake through the whole ordeal and had been killing herself trying not to laugh as she'd wake everyone else up! She said I'd crept across with my "little feather fingers" and that she thought "this girl must be having a bloody good dream!" Currently, we can't look at each other without bursting into fits of laughter! I think the home stay will be one of the memorable parts of the trip - it's certainly one of the most amusing for ...
... our own timetable.
So a mixture of swimming, beer drinking for the hubby, relaxing and eating was on the cards for the next few hours, I room was ready around 10:30 so I stayed by the pool while the hubby checked out the room.
We decided that we would check out the Royal Palace this afternoon followed by a trip up to the night markets. I would have loved a afternoon nap as last night was horrible but there was no time, the Royal Palace re-opened ...
... looking for a battery
while I patched the damage. My friend turned out to be a good guy, we
were on the same page, he was a little too obsessive about his bike
but his enthusiasm was actually very welcome and he backed it up with
a little good sense but only a little.
He followed me back to
Bangkok and my girlfriend and I came to a shaky kind of agreement
that we'd see how things went in case anything could be salvaged.
Another friend ...
... away and was
hopefully fixed but only time will tell.
I phoned the customer to
see when he'd be around and he told me he had been waiting in all day
to hear from me. He had a temporary loan bike so this was slightly
odd. People sometimes bond with their bikes, even rental machines. I
had several customers who fiercely protected their right to one
particular motorcycle and this was clearly a case of another one. I
can respect that, I love every ...