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... It has a cement flower box that has filled
up with rain water , so they start dipping that out.
We come back to our room and start wiping everything up.
I decide to go down and take some pictures of the rain coming down with the street lights
showing it up.
What a surprise, the streets are flooded!
Waters up to the floorboards of the trucks,
Everyones sweeping trying to keep the water out of their ...
... However the village was certainly miles better than White Sands up the road. There was still a Thai market, no theme pubs were here and the locals did not have that Bangkok scowl which I believe comes from dealing with too many rude foreigners. One other indication that this area was still not swamped was the food. Having enjoyed Thai food for many years, in my favourite restaurants in both Thailand and in London (Nam in Victoria springs to mind), I was shattered to ...
After our wonderful time in Phuket we arrived back to reality and had to spend the day grocery shopping and getting back into the swing of things.
Sunday Jennifer and I needed some more down time so we went to Chadachuck Market later in the afternoon. It was different there at that time of day and leaving in the dark. We were there at the playing of the national anthem and it was inspirational to see all of the thousands of people there stop in respect of the ...
... look. Once they were out of the bus (if I knew that's all it was going to take I would have said something at the beginning of the damn trip), the rest of the passengers clapped, said 'thank-you for that, I can't believe how rude they All were' and the driver gave me a smile. Sometimes you just have to stand up for people.
Alright so found the hotel and checked-in, then the next thing on the list was to phone my contact for a Visa run to Cambodia early the ...
... do so, so as soon as she had to get out she grabbed a chunk of grass and dirt and flung it on her back. Back to the creek we went to wash her again. I gave her a banana for being so cunning. You could tell she was happy with herself. Non & I walked alongside her through the jungle until she was dry enough to ride. Unfortunately just before I hopped on she must have walked through a red ants nest as she was covered in them. Luckily ...