The Englishman's Retreat Guesthouse & Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... me wheezing from his seat!
After having my vital signs taken I was in a wheelchair and taken up to my room. The room Joe chose was formerly two two bed wards which had been made into one very large ward with an hospital bed on my side and an en suite and a normal bed for Joe and his own en suite on the other side, complete with fridge, microwave and table and chairs. Very comfortable and the best part was that there was a TV with channels ...
... us to run a few errands with her in town. Needless to say our errand to the “post office” that started at 1:30pm brought us home just after 9:30pm.
Interestingly enough, the driving force behind the lack of punctuality in our errand came in the pursuit and consumption of food. After successfully dropping off a letter at the post office 8 minutes from school, Kru Saao (Kru is the Thai name for teacher) took us to a farmers market another ...
... the time we arrived at The Ban Chiang national museum it was around lunchtime but it did not have a café, this was slightly sad. The museum itself was very interesting. Apparently the old conventional wisdom was that Thailand was a bit behind in development, the thought was that culture, metal working skills and people all came in from India and China only a few hundred years BC. An American anthropology student studying the Thai-Laos people changed all this when he tripped over ...
... Thai cooking, Thai dance, garland making, Thai handicrafts, drawing/painting/drafting, Thai folk music (I'm currently rocking out on a circular pan flute thing), Thai writing, speaking, and my absolute favourite: Thai boxing. Sounds Thai-ering eh? I actually hate myself a little for that pun. When there is space in my schedule I join my home room class. The world 'class' is a loose definition. Yes it is in ...
... a little cooler and not sweat to much either. We've seen several people powdering themselves, till they get all white. We thought it was worth it to give it a try (bought one without WHITENING) maybe it would make the night a little more bearable.
We looked like a couple of ghosts getting into bed that night! Not sure it made much of a difference... But you never know until you try, right?!