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... eventually we find it but it is soo hot and there is no shade, so we decide to grab some lunch in a hotel and chill out in the shade. There really is nobody about, it is a very sleepy place and very Thai. There are no back packers out here! We drive onto another beach and manage to find a shady area near the beach and Mark takes a dip in the sea. We drive on and see mangroves houses and local fishing villages, it's a ...
... beautiful large tourmalines, one pink, one green. Simply stunning pieces. We didn t go for it at the end.
For dinner we had found this local restaurant just round the corner from the hotel. Clearly successful with the locals as people were queueing passed 7pm, and indeed the food was good and very very cheap.
Soon enough, it is time to head back to Bangkok, with a large bus this time!
Until next time ...
... road conditions are typically inversely co-related to the traffic,
which is just fine. Main arteries have wide shoulders and decent
pavement; small rural roads have no shoulder and sometimes barely wide
enough for two cars to pass, typically with big surprise potholes!
... mysterious Thai city, but I have learned to trust Cristine's intuition. And she was not going to stay at the Happyday for anything more than a shower. So off we went and ended up here at the "Natural Resort" which is quite lovely and a few steps up from the Happyday. We're resting today and preparing to cross into Cambodia tomorrow. According to some other cyclists we met on the road yesterday, Cambodia is about 20 years behind Thailand so we're a ...
... probably thought I was crazy but I didn't care; like the Peaches song says; "You dance, like you...don't care."
Somehow I made it back to the boat two hours later. I'm not saying I don't remember, I just don't care to disclose the details. I will say that I was missing my sandals. How I lost those, well, I don't remember.
We got back to our hotel around 4 am and begrudged the fact that in less than 5 hours, we would have to check out. Curse my life!