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... about chefs who are treated with celebrity status.
Bob set set off for angiogram at 3.45 - he returned at 6.30. We had been so looking forward to good news - not so. No balloon or stent put in - really not sure why - so have to wait until morning for an update. Apparently the maximum amount of dye had to be used ( much more than the CTScan) to check the blockage - and to insert the balloon would have gone over this ...
... every couple of kilometers advertising the "Cambodian People's Party". Their presence was everywhere, literally. I don't know much about the current political situation in Cambodia but I was certainly made aware that these were the guys in charge and that they would be for the foreseeable future.
That morning, my stomach was not feeling 100% (not like Phnom Penh but enough to be drinking diet coke) so it was a relief when we stopped after 3 hours of driving ...
... to enjoy. After a quick bite to eat and a little bit more driving we finally reached the elephant and crocodile place! We were treated to a pretty impressive magic show before the elephants showed off. They posed, did tricks and even played football! They certainly had more finishing ability than me! After their impressive performance we fed the elephants bananas and they posed for photos with us! There was also a crocodile show but this failed to ...
... yikes) I was ready to go back to the comfort of Kata Beach. So we all then got a boat to the island Koh Lanta for 5 nights; it's a totally different island to Phuket, smaller and much less inhabited by both Thais and tourists. It felt more authentic and relaxed too. The beaches here were quieter and along the main road around the island there were open-air restaurants all selling Thai food - there would be just one or two gas stoves and woks flying everywhere by one chef ...
... we went into the market. It was well worth it. Think of small alleys of brown water surrounded by palm trees and grass. Houses perched on top of wooden platforms with flowers on their doorsteps. Paddle boats with old women in straw hats selling the freshest fruit you'd ever taste. Other long tail boats with fat bellied tourists holding their iPads and go pros whizzing along with us. The market was full of every trinket you can imagine. Mostly garbage really, but there were ...