The Grand Riverside Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... different trains offer different tickets so if we had picked another time to leave we could have got the much cheaper 3rd class ticket. But 2nd class was surprisingly comfortable and it was a similar experience to flying with a 'stewardess' serving complementary drinks and a meal! After our train experiences in Myanmar it felt like we were in business class!
I was feeling nervous at the prospect of teaching the kids, after a few sessions watching taking over ...
I go out for the breakfast this morning as Jai was still dozing.
We were talking about staopping another night largely so that I could watch Eng v NZ on TV here tonight. In the end we have decided to stick to plan and return overnight tonight. With breakfast over we take a tuk-tuk to the Arcade bus station and discover that is it now possible to get a bus straight from here to Roi Et ...
... as a natural herd (and solo males, as is natural) in their natural habitat, but another great part has been all the exciting things we have learned about elephants and learned how to do. In the wild, female elephants and their babies wander in herds following their matriarch, and the males roam solo, until they go into a stage called musthe (pronounced "mast"), which is basically a male menstruation. They get moody and aggressive, and will attack anything, even trees. But, ...
So, after a 9 hr bus ride from Chiang Rai to Phitsanulok (it felt longer), we get to Phitsanulok around 8:30 pm and there's not a taxi to be found. So we're wandering around, looking tired and lost until this woman who works at the bus station comes over to see if we need some help. No one had heard of the place we were staying at (it's called, Hip Inn Coffee and basically rents out rooms above this coffee shop) but after some head scratching and map pointing she figured it ...
On a train, heading north in search of more peaceful riding. We've had fun weaving our way through urban traffic for the past few days, learning how to ride on the left side, maneuver massive roundabouts and cut across eight-lane boulevards, but we are ready for a change of pace, so have hopped the train again - this time bound for Phitsanulok. From there, the plan ...