Siam City Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hat Yai
... sushi bar! It was so much fun! But we rounded it off by having a traditional Thai massage which was lovely and really helped my crunched up back, bad from all the hauling round of the backpack no doubt! Out on the streets we saw a little elephant dancing and swinging a hoop around its trunk. You hear of them treating elephants badly here, but we managed two months all the way down Thailand without seeing such a horrible cruel sight, and now, on our ...
... Lets just end that by saying desperate times call for disparate measures. It took a week to get water to the farm and when the water came so did the rain. At exactly 4:00pm the thunder rolled in and the rain started to pitter patter on the roof of the school just like Colorado summers. I was sitting in a hammock up the hill trying to make a phone call. It started as a sprinkle and ended in a flood. Drops of rain fell like drool from the sky, roaring ...
Thailand issues 2 wk visas for border xings by land & it is sad that we have almost come on the end of our time here.
We will remember this country for many things but above all for the wonderful, kind people that we have met everywhere.
Our next destination is Malaysia.
Today is my daughter, Shamini's birthday so Happy Birthday Sham - love & miss you.
... that I can run? After 6 days of
gingerly stepping down kerbs like a prison inmate who’s had an unpleasant soap
dropping incident with a fellow convict nicknamed ‘Big Tony’ I think I’ve
learnt my lesson and will start any future forays into running with a gentle
jog around the park.
The afternoon was a little more relaxing as we visited some
waterfalls that cascaded down through the rain forest creating ...
... whole street decides to get involved and it turned into a 10 minute debate about where I was heading! It was hilarious, people came out of shops, hairdressers, street vendors- and they sent me to the local post office- where they proceeded to do the same thing. It really was funny, until the driver decides to double his price, we say no, and he takes us back to square one. We walked on a while and found another Tuk Tuk, who turned out to be a reliable and safe guy. ...