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... to win any water
fights as elephants trunks have double the power of a watering hose.
Overall working with the elephants was a touching an
experience because it’s not every day you see one. I also felt good about
myself to be able to give back and help out. Now for a good sleep and to wake
up excited for tomorrow ...
... to deal with the heat.
Later in the day we ventured back to the "wellness" centre that we found earlier and Nadi threw herself into a boxing class and we both tried the "contrast therapy" What a rush that was, from 47 in the steam room to 7 degrees in the ice bath. Several times and we felt amazing and as you can see Nadia was literally shining.
Why stop there, we then dined in the raw vegan restaurant ...
... of. My luck was up though, I realised, as the boat pulled into the harbour, given that wheels and sand don't cooperate. When I finally made it to my hostel, after what felt like hours of hard labour, lobster red as the temperatures peaked, I decided the first order of the day would be posting some stuff back to England. Things that I had considered essential kit mere hours before were unceremoniously tossed into the pile to be shipped off ...
... It’s a bit like Kuta – a manic tourist joint on the beach (and a very average beach too). I am sooooo over lady boys. I decided every ugly Thai woman was a lady boy, every pretty Thai girl that had a weird voice was a lady boy, every girl with a real attitude was a lady boy and every gorgeous chick might still be a lady boy according to those we talked to. Sounds terrible but I just found them annoying.
Something that does make me giggle here ...
... really wanted to help, but struggled to do so, as neither of us could really get our point across to the other. There was nobody at the station that spoke English, so one of the officers called up somebody on his cell phone, perhaps another colleague or perhaps a friend, to try and translate for us. Unfortunately, his English skills while better, were still fairly limited, and it really didn't get us anywhere.
Fortunately for us, there was a very ...