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... take a day long tour----DAY LONG TOUR!!
We left at 7;30 am and returned at 8:30 pm
Oh our aching backsides!!
Anyway------- We had a Chinese family behind us, a Taiwan, to our left French in front of us a
and 4 German ladies ahead of them , then our tour guide and driver who were Thais. Now
normally if we can not understand them , they can not understand us and sign language
... navigated us to a very quiet area out in the sticks. A lot of the places we stopped by seemed closed. Being low season, we were surprised that none of them were willing to barter. We rode from place to place with no luck, it was now after midday and we were flagging so we stopped by the side of the road to eat some Khao Soi. Our persistence finally paid off when we found a place called 'Phusada', owned by a very old and kind man who looked a little like Mr Miyagi (karate kid). ...
... good and knew all the letters. We carried on up the hill but the guides were a bit worried we wouldn't make the border in time so they ordered a motorbike taxi for us. The driver took us along a narrow one way uphill track. We arrived at the village of Kyaing Tong to some crackers going off and some chanting. It turned out that there was a wedding takingplace and we were invited to join in. All of the women ...
... me so well that they stocked my refrigerator with Coke Zero and water. I just LOVE them.
As soon as we finished lunch we visited the Big Buddha along the river. We took pictures and then walked across the street to do some shopping. The students this year want to shop all of the time. We spent about 30 minutes at this market. We then traveled maybe 30 minutes to Chiang Suen. We visited a museum and the ruins of the old city. We learned that the commoners' wats (temples) ...
We caught a songthaew to the Golden Triangle today, they are basically an enclosed ute with benches down the sides. It only took 3/4 hr but we had 3 police checks in that time. There were only 4 locals as well as us so the police checked all the locals IDs, as well as checking in one of the guys suitcases. We were asked at one stop where we were from but it was just out of curiosity & most of the ...
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