The Englishman's Retreat Guesthouse & Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... world’s largest freshwater fish. The Mekong River Catfish is officially the largest freshwater fish with the largest recorded catch being weighed in at 660 pounds and had a length of 10.5 feet!
After the aquarium and lunch, we went to a silk market to buy some of Thailand’s famous silk that is ridiculously cheap here. The Nong Khai area is know for its quality silk and wanting to buy authentic silk at ...
... our family and friends.
I thought it would be fun to take you through this week of our lives in Thailand through the lens of eating. It is hard to separate daily life in Thailand from eating, so this probably won't be that hard.
We woke up on Monday morning to the smell of frying eggs, cooking rice, and the yells of our little brother Modern. The day begins as any other would, but quickly gets thrown for a loop. Unbeknownst to us (and many of ...
... rule I'll have a chocolate moon pie, some fried chicken and a box of milk.
We take off our shoes as a sign of respect and the monks in a spectrum of orange, silently file by as their alms bowls are filled. Bright orange is for young men, while deep rust is used for the older generation. The female monks are called nuns, they wear white and also have shaved heads.
It's a really cool ...
... and BBQ pork. For lunch my host dad takes his nephew and I to eat at an open street stall/ restaurant that are very popular here. We both get big flat noodles in a thick broth with pork and dark greens, I add some chilli pepper that sits in a small jar on the table along with other condiments. It's different here; there is sugar on the table instead of salt for main dishes, but fruit is served with salt and chilli. We also eat with a spoon and fork, no knives. Want to spread? Use a ...
... a while the water you've been cooking the veggies and stuff in, combined with the fat from the meat you've been cooking on top, that runs down into the water, becomes a tasty soup! It was very good and a fun way to eat dinner. And also very warm, since you sit by the warm grill all the time.
Sebastian and I went straight back home, while they dropped by a bar to talk to some friends. We watched a couple of episodes of a ...