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We got a phone call from Saksay, asking us if we wanted to go climb more stairs! And of coarse who wouldn't say yes to climbing over a thousand stairs up a mountain when the forecast high for the day is +39. Oh wait... We didn't check the weather forecast. But really, it doesn't matter too much what the forecast is here, it's always hot, hotter, and then just insanely hot. When we go exploring on our adventures with Saksay we leave early in the morning ...
... dairy cattle, rubber, sugar cane, fish farms and tropical fruit in a great Thai rural setting. A couple of nice hills today, both short but steep. The first one overlooked a massive hydro dam and the other one had a Giant Buddha on top. Why do they always put interesting stuff on top of mountains. The last little monster was pushing 15-17 percent and only five of us made it up without stopping. After a wander around the half-finished surrounds we ...
... 95 kms today with no hills. While the bikes were being loaded onto the truck I was 'talking' with some children and a lovely old gentleman. Thai people are very lovely and gracious especially in the country. When we arrived at Khon Kaen we had a swim in the pool. Lovely and refreshing. It is another big busy and mainly dirty city. The large mall we visited was ...
... of the treatment. However, I was very impressed with how happy the individuals were that stayed at the wat for treatment. It was also really cool not being able to really know who had cancer there, since each patient comes with a caretaker, and you can not tell any visible side effects of treatment, as you would be able to with chemotherapy.
For the remainder of this week, I have public health lectures and Thai. Then, I will be going to one of Thailand's old capitals this weekend.
... extremity of the language barrier and the realization of how very little Thai I actually know (despite intensive Thai) really set in as this week progressed.
On Sunday, I went with my three friends to Phu Wiang National Park. It is about an hour and a half and 40 baht (a little over one dollar) bus ride to the station that we got off at (not the correct one). We saw tuk tuks, and since we were close, we thought a tuk tuk driver ...