Bangtao Village Resort
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... being for Battery Boy's birthday present declined with the Customs Officer stating, "You musta line upa downstairs for thisa one."
Video Girl and Battery Boy checked in then made their way downstairs where the fun really began. They stood in another line waiting to be interrogated by the lone Customs Officer. At this time they now had thirty minutes left before their flight was due to leave, not board but fly away. As they made their way along the line ...
... some hits from the 80's. Leah and I decided one more drink was in order (what was one more when effectively we had been drinking all afternoon). So the boys dutifully took the kids home making a BIG note of this gesture in order to use for payback at a later date. Leah and I had a very funny evening (until we got tired at 9pm...we are lightweights) listening to great 80's rock sung by pint sized mainly Thai women with great voices. It was a little ...
... Thai massage which is an exercise for muscles on its own. On Wednesday I did Krabi Krabong (old Thai sword fighting) but we used the bamboo sticks - again I really enjoyed it but it required a lot of skill and flicking the wrist and swinging the stick above the head. And this concluded my training - how exhausting it was - I couldn't do any more exercise and I took the last day easy just chilling out. Out of other notable experiences I visited Puja - Indian blessing ceremony in ...
Impressions at the Beach and on the Streets
Thought we booked a vacation in Thailand but at the beach, in hotels, and on the street you are hearing mostly Russian language. Menus and signs are in Russian letters. Locals tell you that they are not happy about the "Russian invasion."
Vendors at the beach are trying to sell you
- Sun glasses, even if you own already one or two.
- Clothes, sarees, head scars, swim suits
After Chiang Mai we flew down to Phuket (a large island in the south of Thailand) with one thing on our minds: sand and relaxation. If we had our way the beach would characterize the second half of our trip. Unfortunately on our flight Leon began to feel sick. It would be quickly apparent that he was going to be the first of the four of us to fall to Thailand's bacteria. We would spend the first week in Phuket nursing ourselves back to health. At one point we ...
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