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Yesterday Barbara and I were offered a lift to buy third party insurance, by a guy who came to look at our vehicles in the Jan service station. He had lived in America for some time so understood exactly what we needed. I hopped into the back of his ute with his mate, and Barbara got the front seat.
He stayed long enough for the insurance agent to get the drift of what we needed, at a total cost of $12 ...
... the only one in Thailand. It looked like a fairy palace from Disneyland. It was closed for entry that day. The Asian tourists loved it!
All these stops were only about 20-30 minutes because we had to cover over 600km in the day!
On to the Mekong River for a boat cruise to see where the three rivers meet an the border for the three countries of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. We saw an island they called The Golden Triangle where they used ...
... and take photos, like a human zoo exhibit. These poor people are being exploited for their ancient traditions. WHITE TEMPLE - must visit. It is fully bright, white, shiny and spectacular! Really awesome design with some eerie, creepy sculptures and features, like zombie hands reaching from the depths of the moat surrounding the temple, attempting to grab you down as you pass. The designer was aiming to capture heaven vs hell, and does an amazing job of it. As ...
Writing a short blog because I'm on an 18 hour bus journey (which turned out to be 22 gruelling hours) from Thailand to Laos and I'm extremely bored and can't sleep and have no internet at the moment and Bons asleep so I have no one to annoy. Also the bus has it's air con on zehr cold, it smells of urine and driving on roads that even the rover would struggle with (big statement). Times like these you realised you should ...
... the two countries (making sure to cross the road to the other side because that's the side Myanmarese drivers on) and hand over your passport to the official with either 500 baht ($15) or a $10 bill. Yes, that's a significant difference - the baht was much weaker when the payment options were set.
They don't hand your passport back. Instead, they take your picture and give you something that looks passportish that you ...
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