Scorpion Tailed Boat Village
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... to see a farang eating there, and got some big smiles when they left. After the hard day at the pool I decided to visit the Sunday Walking market (yep - they have one on Saturday and one on Sunday). Not overly enjoying the Saturday one, I thought the Sunday might not be much better. I was wrong. Firstly, the market starts at the main gate at the Western Wall (Tha Phae Gate) and goes through the old town. The road was much wider and easier and more comfortable to walk there. And ...
... elephants sleep in the shelter twenty feet from our room, so it's really difficult to feel anything but happiness during late night walks to the bathroom when the first thing I see when I open the door is an ele. (I just lied...that last bathroom run was a bit scary in the dark and I made a mad dash back to the safety of our room.) Showers are always cold, but surprisingly, it feels so refreshing and exactly what I want after a long day in the heat. Day two, we ...
... police (instead of the crowd control squad for each float) came through with ribbons and pushed people back from the center of the street but they eventually left with their ropes and then people pushed back in towards the middle even more. I eventually found a perch on the side of the curb where I could see better, and got some neat pictures.
Mi's feet were hurting so we headed back out of the parade area towards the ...
... were smaller and more cosy but were beautifully decorated with handcrafted wood in the pillars.
After checking in I was met at reception by my supervisor at Global Vision International. He was very friendly and gave me an overview of the volunteer program and the other volunteers. I was taken out in the field to see some of the elephants that had been rescued. I was told that every day is about helping the elephants forget there tragic pasts, so that ...
... to get up close and personal with elephants. I think any student or adult would be thrilled to have this experience!
I was offered lunch at the Elephant Farm but I know it's not always safe to eat anywhere except hotels and proper restaurants (something I will have to make clear to school groups). I kindly declined but thanked the staff for letting me have such an amazing experience with these kind animals. ...