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... wait in a big que and had to fill in another visa form to enter back into the country. We had seen a sign that had a list of countries that were only allowed a free 15 day visa on arrival and UK was one of them so we started to panic.
As we got to the desk we didnt bother to ask as we handed in our Burma visa cards, she found our passports and stamped in 30 days which was a big help. We then found out you're allowed 3 lots of free 30 days at ...
... through meditation. It was a very nice painting although again I do not agree with it. I do not believe that we can reach God through our own merits, but only through God's grace in Jesus. Praise God for His love for us!
Outside the temple again there was a building with intricately decorated bathrooms. It is supposed to be the "most beautiful toilet." You can decide for yourself after looking at the attached pictures.
Then after lunch we ...
... 5 years old.
Did you know that Asian, not African, elephants chirp? Yes, chirp! Am chirps a lot. Both species use stomach rumblings to communicate also they "blow their horn". We have heard a lot of all of the above lately.
Tomorrow we are going to have mahout training! They will teach us how to ride and direct the elephants and we actually get in the river on our elephants. Yes, very wet. I can hardly wait!!
... aimlessly for a bit deciding what to do and then I spotted a local bus so asked the driver if he went to Mae Sai (actually just repeated Mae Sai until he got what I meant). He motioned towards a woman inside an office at the side of the road who we think told us we could get to Mae Sai if we got on his bus and changed somewhere else. So we did exactly that and with the help of our friendly driver it all worked out well in the end. Albeit taking twice as long to ...
... a tenna. Kitti says its not very nice once you cross the border tho, people are a lot more pushy its like a different world in the space of a few metres. We then visited the golden triangle where the three borders meet, Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. Got a fab photo, the golden triangle is a piece of land shaped like a triangle in the middle of the Mekong river which separates the countries. The Mekong river is also home to the worlds largest catfish, grows up to two and a half ...
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