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... ID cards which just requires a quick scan of your thumb print. I felt like royalty.
My good feeling stopped as soon as I actually had to board the plane, where I started sobbing and clutching my head. The air crew felt pretty bad so they wrote a friendly little note on the raw vegan meal I accidentally ordered. Three whole courses of vegetables with thousand island dressing.
We landed an hour late in BKK which all seemed fine too and headed to ...
... massage and I started to get really really cold... Towards the end I was so exhausted and cold that the therapist got me some medication and I interrupted the treatment and canceled the last one... I then returned back to our room where I collapsed in the bed praying that I only had the flu as I had not thrown up yet.... About 10 minutes before we had to leave for the airports all my prayers were in vain and I threw up right on the bathroom floor but I pulled myself together ...
... to the railing with one hand and with the other one, wiping my forehead full of sweat! The sun must have been laughing at me but I wasn’t about to be defeated!
And you know what! I had the last laugh! Yes, sir! I made it to the top platform, tired but all in one piece! As for going down, that was another story!
... up by buying some more non essential stuff in Siam market and headed back to our hotel starving - this travelling business is actually quite hard work! Grumbling that our only option was room service; we found the hotel restaurant was still open and we were pleasantly surprised at how delicious our burgers, fries and freshly squeezed juices could be at 10pm at night! I know what you're thinking......"are we Americans...!?" ...
... out crazy, hedonistic activity it used to be, it was still a great deal of fun, especially on such a day. Santa hats were in abundance, and the novelty of floating down a river in the brilliant sunshine and playing volleyball in an outdoor bar on Christmas Day is something I will never forget.
Magic Boxing Day
Early evening on Boxing Day Cleo and I decided to sample the fabled ‘special’ shakes of Vang Vieng. It’s fair ...
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