Town In Town Hotel Pattaya
Travel Blogs from Chon Buri
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let the Buddha that I am, become more Buddha like every day.
After temple hopping and more eating,
we went to the Pattaya floating market where I ate grilled crocodile
and got a massage. I spent a good amount of time in a Ganesha shrine
and prayed for my obstacles to be educational and beneficial. We had
an hour visit at this famous place, and then boarded the bus that
would drive up the beach, ...
... We still held school but ************e showed up, including my Thai teacher. My three classes combined had little more than the number of students I have in one class on a typical day. My homeroom started off with 17 students, but dwindled down to 12 as the day went on.
Pleum told me that he would be leaving school at lunchtime, as did some of the others. But then math class started and Pleum remembered something important. I ...
... I got responses like, “Chicken!” and “Rice!” One girl finally decided broader was better and said, “Vegetables!”
We decided that since we couldn’t have a real Thanksgiving meal (turkeys don’t really exist in Thailand), we would go to Sizzler and have some western comforts, plus the all-you-can-eat salad bar which helped with the stuffing your face aspect of the holiday. In all, we had ...
... It was absolutely stunning, with elaborate buddhist and hindu carvings- a must-see if you are ever in Pattaya. Dad and I wandered around for hours, taking pictures of the teak palace by the sea. A guide explained in detail how the carvings were done and how the whole structure was put together. They can't use nails because they rust because of the sea air, so wooden joints hold the entire structure together. It ...
... or patience).
This project was pretty fun though, because I was told what my bulletin board should be about. You guessed it, Christmas!
Now, I know what you’re thinking: it’s October in a Buddhist country. And you’re right. But, as with many things in Thailand, they don’t care. Christmas is huge here; I have to plan a number with my kids for the Christmas production in December. ...