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I am hoping to have time to keep up a travel blog so that friends and families of travelers will know what we are up to. Of course, I am at the mercy of the Internet which does not always work at our hotels. But I will do my best. I am sure the students are ...
After two long flights we are finally in Bangkok. We are staying at a hostel outside of a fantastic night market. So for a late dinner students wandered around the night market and tried lots of interesting dishes sold by venders...pad Thai, noodle soups, roast ...
... students. But, we may pass on the durian sauce for the donuts...ugh. Durian is a stinky fruit that Thais love...imagine rotted avocado mixed with some onion. It can smell so foul that there are places with NO DURIAN signs. But at some point everyone should just try it (as long as you have a bottle of water handy.)
We will be eating in local restaurants and in many cases we will be the only non-Thais. When we get to Krabi towards the end of ...
... and sweatshops/enslaved labor
G. Buddhism as a national religion
H. Real story of the Bridge on the River Kwai
I. Asian Financial Crisis
F. Economic Institutions that promote prosperity
G. Overview of Burma and what is going on along Thai/Burma border (where we will be)
Student have been told that we will dress modestly, as this is a Buddhist country (95%). And we will pack light since we move around a lot.
Bangkok is having protests, but that ...
... it to the end.
There are some interactive parts to the oark, like the working printing press and rangers have talks on all day explaining various aspects.
Sorry, but no lovely elderly ladies today, just a very pleasant and helpful printer.
I did meet a rather, full of himself, American Scot. He introduced himself as ' I'm a McGregor, what's your name' on replying it was Welsh, he said 'that's not very Scottish' well you ...