Rawai Bay Shore Hotel
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... worse than the adults because they're smaller so you can put them in smaller pens and make their chain so much smaller. It's awful! Phuket is one of the worst places we have seen for elephant camps and people riding them, they're treated like circus animals and their health is really poor. We think we are vets now we have learnt a little about it in Cambodia! Hehe. We stopped off at one of the small beaches we went passed earlier, it was a sort of cove but on the side ...
... The game is not over. I'm back in my usual place, and Sandra the Kazakh J.Lo was there and greeted me. I reciprocated and then I left her to boil, following the advice of a former colleague of mine who a great conqueror who told me: they always choose and we males have to arouse their interest without pressure. Their pride and curiosity drive them to wonder why they do not raise interest and then ...
... supposed to be picked up there was a MASSIVE rain shower (seriously, it was like the sky opened up and just poured out water) so we had to wait an hour and a half before we left. We then went to Phuket town and up a hill towards the Giant Buddha. We climbed up into a little booth and the elephant came and we mounted it. His name was coconut (at first I thought it was a she until she stopped for a technical pause...) and we walked up a little hill. It was my first time riding ...
... were still not popping properly (equalizing), my tank was always hitting me in the back of the head and the new flippers were too big and tearing up my toes. So as far as trial by fire, this was it, if i could demonstrate the skills needed under these conditions, then everything else is gravy. And i did, i never had to repeat anything, i understood everything and even though it was painful, i truly enjoyed it.
Once finished we swam back to the beach, stripped down (for ...
... not because of a single incident. We've had it good so far in Asia, and nothing, not even if something tragic had actually happened to us, could change that fact. The negative actions of the few should never overshadow the collective good of an entire people, and nothing will ever make us forget how graciously we have been accepted, and the hospitality we have been shown, by the Thai people.
For many, the World can seem like a big scary place, ...
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