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... customer service by the owner, Pop. See picture of him with Jenny and I. He welcomed us into literally his home with his wife and his dog. His "team" that he works with in the hotel is truly out to please their guests and it shows in everything. We took our shoes off at the door and entered the beautiful hardwood floors surrounded by their handcrafted artwork in the foyer. We knew right then and there we were in much ...
... in a community that spoke no English. We settled into our home for the evening, changed, and took some time to take in our surroundings. Our hut was a small two room building made of bamboo. The floor was bamboo mats tied together. Pigs, chickens, and dogs roamed free in the village and settled in for the night under the huts. The villagers were all so welcoming and tolerant of such a large group of foreigners.
After settling in we got to watch one of the elders ...
... camp pool. We were taken by surprise later on by a ferocious hailstorm, hailstones the size of marbles! It did quite a bit of damage to parts of the camp and the staff were up at 4am next morning, apparently, to repair the damage.
Video of our fun in the water with the elephants:
... a pipe so the water would fall straight onto the bathroom floor. We had dinner at an Indian Restaurant which was fantastic. We were served by a family including two girls who would be around 10 years old. I saw the smallest girl serving a bottle of beer and it must have been a third of her height!
Today has been freezing cold. We've all been wrapped up in multiple blankets and jumpers ...
I spend just under 2 days in Kampaeng Phet, but I could write about it for pages and pages! It's a small town about halfway between Ayutthaya and Chiang Mai. I decided I didn't want to miss the whole middle of Thailand, even though no one really goes there, and decided to stop in Kampaeng Phet to break up the journey. Now I knew it wasn't a tourist town, but I didn't expect to be one of 4 tourists in town! So this was my first taste of really truly feeling like a ...