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... we asked the security if he could not stamp us out of Thailand as we only started our 30 day visa the day before entering from Laos. Plus we would only be in Burma for 6 hours, and wasnt sure whether we would get another 30 days if we got stamped out at that boarder. He obviously thought we were cheeky to ask so to annoy us he slammed the stamps into our passports.
We then moved onto buying the Burma visa where the security were really ...
... elephant pants and have commented on how comfortable they are so Greg and I bought some tonight. Needless to say, they were right. I love mine.
We checked in at the hotel around 9:30 pm. Jip's cousin just opened up a hotel in November so we were one of her first guests. The hotel was beautiful and we enjoyed the accommodations. Pictures will be included in tomorrow's blog. We had a long but enjoyable day.
... but they learned a few things. I rationalize that I was then able to take photos of them, which you shall see here. Wait 'til you see Barry in the pond, still holding on, with the elephant submerged. I think when he is reincarnated he will be a mahout!! So enough with the talk, I'll now download the photos.
(By the way, I am writing this from Laos. We were always on the go and I rarely had time to work on this blog.)
... 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 ...
... smoke! I think a number of people stock up on these kind of items to make a profit when they return to Thailand and I'm not surprised! He was a funny guy though and managed to catch me more than once while I was going round the market, making me laugh every time.
The market has some lovely items for sale, I need to remember that I have a bicycle and I can't buy extras however I do give in and buy a ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool