Travel Blogs from Chantaburi
... but these ones were ok. Unfortunately the durian wasn't quite ready, but we saw them on the tree. It's a relatively small tree with protective foliage, which is probably just as well as it would make some damage if a durian fell and hit you!
Back in BB, more witnessing. As I mentioned before, Sakain is now a publisher. He pretty much comes out everyday now! He is really enjoying it and has managed to make a couple of return visits ...
... to meet his family. Phearin was the head teacher at ABCs and we’ve become good friends over the course of my visits to Cambodia. His never-ending patience and polite and courteous demeanour made him a wonderful teacher, but he now works in tourism as a guide. His story has always fascinated me as he spent some seven years as a Buddhist monk before becoming a teacher.
We arrive in bustling Poipet at lunch time and quickly find a guesthouse. The least I ...
... supplies us with toasties, fruit and beer, so Mark is happy. After we finish eating the manager tells us to follow her. She has our luggage in the side car of her motorbike, it does make me laugh! We finally get into our room and it seems OK, I'm not so sure, but I'm so tired I don't care!
We also learn tonight that my good friend Rebecca has had a little girl; Xanthe Pearl Dodgson, born 1st December, weighing 7lbs 3oz. I'm delighted for her and can't wait to meet her.
... house the entire day. I don't judge.. I know how it feels. We take shots of Johnny Walker Gold label and have a market feast!! P Phet mak. It was all mao mak mak from then on thanks to homemade lao pan, lots of cheap whiskey and even more expensive darts. Light cigarettes don't count. That's what Sam taught me. Let me just say that the ride home this morning was not a pleasant one.
I love Thailand.
... br> Breakfast is either some fresh fruit and crackers, or yogurt and muesli.
Pack up the room we called home for one night.
Finally learned a system to carry all my belongings in one load!
We load the bikes and hit the road by 6:30.
It's my ...
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