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... helping the scientists and I was having fun too. That night the volunteers got to watch some traditional dances around a fire and we even joined in as a big group, eating and dancing with some local village people and their families.
I felt like I was a part of the community there and I was not keen to leave. I would definitely recommend this project as a volunteer opportunity students would love and learn a lot ...
... information was about 10 years out of date but the Golden Triangle is still a major route for drug trafficing. The Thai government deal with the opium growing by using the slash and burn method, but the farmers get wise to it and have several fields growing opium, all at different stages. They grow it on the hillsides. It mentioned Laos and how lax the laws were concerning smoking opium etc, but I ...
Unfortunately the next day I was coerced into doing the one hour each way hike through the forest to the waterfall. We set off with a couple of cokes for blood sugar and made our way across a very shaky bridge to the other side of the river which ran past our cabin.
The walk seemed ok at first but very quickly turned steep and wound deeper into the jungle. Not really one for strenuous activity, I started to get ...
... and we were stopped for a good 90 minutes to make it. I subsequently had a go a making a bamboo cup of my own with some limited success after cracking a number of bamboo tubes along the way! So, after an awesome lunch, we had another 2 hours or so trekking through bamboo forest back to camp. No point in using well trodden paths though! Why not just head off the track completely and hack our own path through all the bamboo. So that's exactly what we did heading up 60-70 ...
... I buyed pen with my money. 20 baht.
Me: WOW! How did you get all that money?
Student: I say, "Daddy, can I have money, please?"
Student: I am Anakin Skywalker.
Me: I am Princess Leia
Student: Then I am Luke.
Me: When we talk about something that is ours, we add "s" to the end. So this is Melinda's shirt, etc. etc.
Student: Kru Melinda's milk (boobs) is big.