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... our passports. One of the checkpoints wanted to know where we were from.
Our guide, Manoon, met us at the hotel at 9am and returned us to the holel at 4pm. The 3 hill tribes are effectively refugees from adjoining countries (Laos, Myanmar and Southern China) with one group having their roots from as far away as Nepal.
In this village the tribal people collectively only numbered 100 people with the women looking after the home and ...
... to cover me until LP. My poor brain has been struggling with the currency and exchange rate. I am not sure if I had enough to get me through for two days as I just couldn't do the math. Pretty embarrassing on my half, especially as I have been working on a daily basis with currency conversion I to JPY. The boat is ...
... We then made our way to the Bazaar Markets and to a table at the street stall food area. There was a variety of options of food to eat including, noodles, rice, deep fried food (chips, squid, prawns, etc.), as well as maggots and crickets. Wanting something easy, I just grabbed some deep fried food and sat down with the group. Fortunately the couple sitting across from me had taken the adventurous option to try the maggots and crickets, and I managed to have a try of ...
... and mistook me for the girls father, i had never ever felt so old in my life at that moment. It didn't help that they would call me dad and daddy over then next couple of days as they found it hilarious. We decided to head back to the reggae bar and met many travelers whom were local teachers. It was a very fun entertaining night.
We walked back around 3am and felt so safe in this city. By the time i fell asleep it was nearly 4am, so much for an early start ...
... am an incredibly nervous and tense driver which caused my muscles and hands to cramp. The first 3 hours of the drive were highway (which wasn't bad) but the last hour was an upward climb. The road winds up the mountain and peaks and falls throughout. On top of that, there were a lot of potholes, which meant a lot of gassing, breaking and swerving.*We were the only people driving automatic scooters. Everyone else had a manual bike/motorcycle, and yet ...