River Kwai Village Hotel
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... in this part of the world so it was a case of 'point and shoot!'). I also picked up a case of beer and had a wonderful evening with Andy, Auf, Liverpool, a young intern and also an American teacher that looked like Lance out of Apocalypse Now - the guy with the head band that goes mad.
We had a great night drinking and sorting. A glimpse into a simple rewarding set of lives. Great team. I finally got to bed at about 1.
The morning was a hectic one. I had a business case presentation that lasted from 9am to 11am for a role in Bangkok but I had to be at the charity office that I was supporting at 8.30am. Good Horton planning. The charity is called gift of happiness www.gohappiness.org
Eddie is the owner. He has been a children's entertainer under the pseudonym clown ekkie for his career. He's now in his 60's but just loves the idea of ...
... sweating though). They are wanting to get this finished and opened by the end of the year which I am sure they will achieve but it does all depend on how many people come to volunteer and also how many donations they get. I'm really looking forward to the next few days of volunteering as it is really enjoyable! Ps on Saturday night, there was a pub quiz about Thailand at an English bar in Sangkhlaburi - I was obviously in the winning team and we got free drinks ...
... and then had a 2 hour bus trip to Kanchanaburi. We settled into our guest cabin and then walked to and along the River Kwai Bridge. We returned to the resort, swam and had dinner on a patio overlooking the Kwai River. There are star fruit trees dropping fruit outside our door and small geckos all over the walls and porch ceiling of our cabin. It appears that I will continue to eat very well in Thailand based on today's ...
... the fact that Thailand is far from a first world country and working in an air-conditioned office was what 'the white people' came here to escape.
We went back to our guest house and had G&T's on the balcony again. I finished up the daily blog and Edd did an internet search on things to do in Chiang Mai. We then decided to hit the town and got ready for the nights festivities. We went to a little restaurant he'd wanted to have lunch at (but ...