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... he told her he didn't want the money and that he was giving it back to us she tried to take it back for herself, the man ended up taking it and sneaking it back to us just as we got into the taxi.
This man was definitely the nicest person we met while on expedition, he acted so selflessly to help us and even went out of his way to make sure we get to where we need to be all without accepting a cent in return, it's a shame there aren't more people like this in the world.
... for it not being sure what to
expect other than a lot of mental hardship.
Some people would think that 10
days at an isolated resort within nature with food and shelter provided
would be a great and relaxing way to end up 7 months of constant travelling.
Although indeed the setting and the services provided by the people there were
excellent, this is not the case.
Not mentally for sure and not physically (at
least for me who suffers ...
... The lesson starts with theory followed by a 30-40 minute meditation. He starts with an introduction to the program and the 8 Precepts we are to follow while we are here. One of the 8 being Not to Kill and not even the ants, he says. ****!!! Guess what I had to do when trying to get them off my bed?? I mean, there was only so much blowing and flicking that worked! So literally for the rest of my stay I tippy toed my way around. The ...
... hard to come by here anytime after 4pm.
The tour was fantastic, hours of trekking thru grasslands and jungle, saw lots of wildlife including gibbons, black giant squirrel and different types of birds and lizards. We went to an stunning waterfall called Heo Narok dropping about 150m over 3 tiers. It is dry season so not much water but still very impressive.
I was dropped back at the campsite, said goodbye to the other 4 lads on the tour and ...
... out for our first trek along the trails. We didn't find much in terms of wildlife, but it was nice to explore the jungle. And after a lovely (and cheap) tea down at HQ, where the trail ended, we then went back along the same trail after dark to see what we could find. Porcupines were the highlight of this walk, although frogs also featured highly.
The following day, our first full day in the park, we had an early breakfast of ...