Al Medina Beach House
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... even had electronic photo technology). To avoid the 1200 baht private taxi to Chantaburi, we had to take a Moto ride to the minivan (covered ute with side seats on back) pickup point where we immediately got a ride to town (total cost 300 baht). We enjoyed a chicken rice dish at the bus station before getting a tuk-tuk to our cabin. Not many photos today as kept our precious possessions packed for the travel and border ...
... were going pretty fast. Anyway, we were glad to arrive!
The hotel was basic but sparkly clean, near the local market but about 15mn walk from the gemstones area. The stones market takes place weekly on Fridays and Saturdays. Friday is usually more quiet but one can be lucky and get a really good deal. Nothing this time however.
Saturday was busy as usual. The way it works is that the buyer is invited to sit at ...
All motorbikes in Thailand have a sidecar
We peddle through, until around 11am, stopping at least once to buy some
food from the street markets, to replenish water, or to dispose some
Everyday I wish I had my ...
... when the first people you meet is a Dutch family on vacation. Put simply, seeing a kid who could not be more than 15 and his only slightly older sister at the front gate was cute but hardly promising. Nevertheless, like the good extrovert I am, I made small talk with the family and even shared some of my water bottle with the dad (read between the lines here).
Once through the front gate, we were splattered with war paint. Well, to be specific, it was glow and the ...
... without a roof for a few years. By the end of the morning we'd be totally covered in dust, our clothes drenched with sweat, our hearts, or rather my heart beating 10 times faster thanks to the giant spiders lurking around. But, my oh my, very few things are as satisfying as manual labour! We felt so proud of our sparkling, newly scraped block of loos. I really wish we'd taken a before and after shot! The physical work, coupled with the simple vegetarian food we were eating ...