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... thank god, we were starving). We decided to share plain rice and a chicken dish. Big mistake! The chicken was gristly and covered in small fiery chilies, we were suffering after just a mouthful so we forced in as much as we could (mainly the plain rice) and left the rest. We got back on the bus quite quickly to enjoy the air con before we continued our journey to Bangkok. The traffic in and around Bangkok was horrendous! The bus was supposed to arrive at Bangkok train station ...
... inside our bungalow. We're not kidding when we say that this Gecko was huge, and was perched on the wall next to one of our pillows. We spent the next 30 minutes trying to remove it using a broom to no avail, so decided to go ask the owner of the bungalows if he knew how we could get rid of it. His response was simply "jah we know, he lives der, itz his 'ome" (said in a Dutch accent!). This is proof that we are now at one with nature as we shared our hut with ...
... simple, yet it's difficult for a newbie. I would love to try again to get the hang of it better. I really do prefer breathing air on land and through my nose, though. Well, there's always snorkeling!
I had one last day on Koh Chang after diving, to just lay on the beach and swim. The following day I took a minibus to Bangkok where I had a room waiting for me a few blocks away from the famous (infamous?) Khao San Road.
... of Ankhor Wat, Siem Reap. Visa included, with border crossing assistance all for about $50. Can't ask for more convenience.
I have also found the destination where I will finish my stay in Thailand. Just south of Bangkok is a monastery of tattooing monks. After contributing a small donation to the monastery a monk will decide what he will etch on my body with ink, bamboo and hammer.
Cheers to all,
... were 2 big bites on my foot, basically fang marks an inch apart. I thought I was a
snake as we had seen something slither off but I was hysterical so want sure
what had happened as it was pitch black. There were about 10 Thai men having a
drink next door who rushed over as I was panicking and they went into a frenzy.
Half of them went to try and find the beastie while the other 5 started squeezing the
blood and venom out of my ...