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... heat rash or urticaria. Having searched the bed for bugs and plugged in a mosquito repellent we stop by at the chemist. Although not sure what they are he gave us some cream to help ease the itching.
Bjgbiys Fried Chicken was pulling us for dinner as the restaurant we ate at before was packed to bursting. There again, BFC was quite busy as well. We thought we might as well make the most of the Sky TV in the hotel and watched War of the Worlds and John Rambo ...
Breakfast was amazing. We ate in 2 shifts at the formal dining table, and Shobana explained all the dishes to us. I decided to eat with my fingers Indian style as recommended, and used my idli (steamed lentil cake) to mop up my coconut chutney and sambhal sauce. Some of the guys were still hungry, so we rounded it off with a Madras omelette (green chilli, onion and fresh coriander). Just delicious.
... and, if I'm honest, his inability to listen to anything I said, there was some sort of miscommunication. I was trying to ask for a place to just sit and wait until a time when I could check into the airport and I think he thought I was asking to check in and wait in the area past that point. (It is also my experience that in India, if you ask a question and the person does not understand you or does not know the answer they just say either "yes," or "no," repeatedly until ...
... the first place that I went to that I was asked to take pictures with Indians. I thought it was weird at first but I just went with it. I made sure to only take pictures with families because I didn’t know if the adolescent boys that took pictures with us were going to copy and paste us into compromising positions or anything, but it was so interesting to see the women who wanted us to take photos with them, and they would say how beautiful I was and everything. It was ...
... terminals. It's kinda funny actually. Well, at least, I find it is!
So I'm here now, sitting at the airport, waiting for my flight to Bangkok. I'm so excited to get there! I've gone ahead and booked a liveaboard to the Similan Islands. 14 dives in 4 days, it's gonna be crazyyyyy!!!!
I will write back as soon as possible! My adventures continue and I think of you all very often!
Thanks for reading,