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... and the pictures looked great.
We went there on a fairly overcast day which was probably a blessing as one of the things I hadn't yet mentioned about Thailand was it was hot, very hot. It isn't just hot but crazy humid as well. I am somewhat of a heavy perspirer but out here it's just mad. Anyway, it was a cooler day which meant we could walk without too much of an issue around the huge grounds. The place was amazing, so well kept, such nice and beautifully trimmed and ...
As usual, our driver was nearly an hour late collecting us. We walked for around 15 minutes before being left on the side of the pavement to wait for the minibus. They'd obviously overbooked the van and I ended up having to share my seat with 3 very large backpacks so it was a tight squeeze indeed.
After a very annoying girl in the back demanded her fifth toilet break (the journey is only ...
... out to be a little more stressful than the planned gentle pedal under an overcast sky. I foolishly relaxed when my consistent nemesis - the vicious black dog at the first property outside the gates of our compound - was nowhere to be seen. In fact it was all plain sailing to the pleasant lake surrounded by Buddhist temples which is an undulating, but generally gentle, 10 kilometre ride. Ironically given my surrounds - maybe I did something to offend ...
... quite set in yet, we saw go go bars - more than you could count, girls standing in the street outside the particular clubs dressed in particular dress, live bands in bars, random blokes dressed in what looked like navy uniforms stood outside seafood restaurants, beggars, hawkers, the tourist police off the tv, women holding doped up ring tailed lemurs, dancers, portrait artists and so much more lining the streets along with people of all sorts, ages and races, pretty nuts really.
... of hours….luckily, we only caught the end of it! We were then graciously invited to sit outside and eat with everyone, which we did. Once again, was pretty cool to try some new food that we probably would not have tried on our own….including a papaya salad, which has since become one of our favorites. But on this day, it was spiced up so crazily that the Thai women couldn’t even eat it! Who was responsible for making it? Yep….Pailin, of course. ...