Travel Blogs from Phetchaburi
Today was a day of celebration. One of Gayoon's friends had a birthday party. It was quite exciting to discover Thai tradition for birthdays.
Turns out on your birthday, you cook food and give it to the monks. Gayoon and me went round there in the morning to visit the birthday lady with our offering of a giant watermelon. There was already a fairly large group helping out. So we joined them all with prep. Then ...
... is done by the machine but it's the human intelligence which guarantees the best result. It's up to the people to decide when the sweets are ready.
We got to try all the sweets after we'd seen it all made. The lady showed me all the different varieties they offered. Including sugary egg coated beans.
When we left the sweet shop, we visited a couple of temples in the local area. I find the temples in Thailand to be very relaxing and so ...
... the English speaking teachers (1 Canadian and 2 Americans) who were in the office. I chatted to them for a while and we talked about where we liked in America and Canada. Apparently I'm more American than the American girl because I've been to Montana and she lives in Washington State and never has been there. It was nice to have someone to talk to about films as well.
After that we went to the post office to send the application form. It's nice ...
... the right place and its all the more scary when you yourself have no idea of the area
There are monkeys walking around here also and they are beautiful to see, they seem to have grown up with humans as they both walk down the path together!!! just breathtaking! unfortunately I wasnt quick enough with my camera and missed it but am trying my best to snap some before we leave to the next place. ...
... Weapons (Tomfas and Swords),
d. Thai Wedding,
e. Thai dancing (after the wedding) etc.
Was a good show and very colourful. The 'Saints Go Marching In' sounds good Thai style. Mentioned to Neil I will bring the Collingwood score sheet next time for them to practice. LOL.
Back on the bus and we are headed for Bangkok. We did good time to get to the hotel, but I suppose it was Sunday and the traffic lighter. Everyone squeezed into a ...