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... I convinced her to take the lattes off the bill also. She kept saying that the chef was new and she had to teach him how to cook. Mistake number one lady; don't hire a chef that can't make a pancake!!! The ride to the Golden triangle was really beautiful through the countryside. It took us about three hours but that's because we made a 20km detour by missing our turnoff. Oops! The ride on the back of the motorbike made my knees ache and my bum go numb. I'm ...
... had the choice of paying 500 Baht or $10 which we worked out $10 would be cheaper with the exchange rate, but we didnt have any so had to pay the 500 Baht instead. They then took a photo of us and stuck it in a visa card which was like a passport. We ha to keep it on us all day. They kept our passports which when leaving they would exchange for our visa card. We werent allowed to leave the first city unless we had a tour guide.
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I just want to start with a funny story from last night. We were all sitting around the table for dinner when a girl mentioned her wedding dress. Suddenly I found myself in a swarm of terms for dresses that I had never heard before as the girls conversed. I started fake sobbing and complaining that I was the only guy on the trip. These are the moments where I die a little bit inside being around girls all the time! On the whole though, this group is great and we have a ...
On several occasions we were taken to the Anantara Resort where the research assistants gave slide shows in the lobby or out on the patio and described their area of interest or dissertation while in college. It is also where the mahout training began and/or trekking where one sits on a little bench atop the elephant. I took some photos around the lobby to share with you. I was told a room cost $1,000 per night or more. ...
... to play, is 5 years old, and full of herself. We do behavioral observation where we watch 3 elephants and record their actions in a very large electrically charged fenced area. You should have seen and heard Am. Asian elephants chirp!! She was chirping, lying in the mud puddles, running all around like a kid at recess. The older elephants just kinda hung around.
I should mention that we have quite a few water buffalos hanging around also. You'll ...
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