Travel Blogs from Narathiwat
... station, so the scooter taxi guys telling me they shold give me a ride since it was 3 km had a laugh when I told them they couldnt scam the white girl. I was gonna walk. They wished me a nice journey and a few hundred meters of walk showed me that I was now in Thailand; I walked right into a vegetable/fruit/fish market as only thai people can do markets! I loved it allready thinking I couldnt wait to have my first thai meal - fresh herbs and a lot of chili. Yeah!
... and left them to rot in the sun in an open parking lot. Many died of suffocation or heat exhaustion. The Thai portion of the population turned their head in disinterest. So the frequent military presence was a reminder not to disturb any ****. Must be a reason why it felt increasingly nasty on my end, although the military and police found me quite welcome.
The road trip down:
There we are travelling again with our 'Vitamientje' (nickname of our blue car) through tropical jungles and mountains towards the other coastline at the westside this time. The monsoon rain is following us and offers fresh and cool air (18C) with spectacular views and manmade innovations.
We prepared our visa at the Thai embassy ...
... people. Smiling and having fun is one of the most common habits, smoking is also definitely up ranking. Tons of kids everywhere and among the others, taking the train in a tiny small village with no real station: a perfect emo, and a cover girl with gucci (fake?) bag! From where they take inspiration? Ah, btw the food is ...
As we arrived at 10pm, it was a bit late for crossing the border so we dropped our bags in a hotel, ate, went out to check a karaoke bar, then right back to bed!
Finally one full night of sleep!!!!!!!!!