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... you it is impossible to tell the difference, and like a train wreck, it becomes difficult to look away. It's a wide spread phenomenon, and some armatures only give themselves away when they speak. We spent one morning at the Chaing Mai zoo, which was seemingly abandoned by locals hiding from the sun. We don't normally visit zoos in foreign countries, but with a $5 entry fee, we decided to go as we had read you could feed the giraffes. As it turned out, you could feed ...
... they're training an elephant to when they're controlling it because they should also know the steps. He also explained that they have to use this because elephants skin if very thick (about 2 inches) so if you simply hit the elephant, it wouldn't really care too much (you'd be more hurt than the elephant would); to the elephant feel, it would feel like you're stroking it so the use of this is important to help the elephant distinguish good behaviour and ...
... was a seating mix up.
An airline style lunch arrived - yellow curry chicken (that I swear originated in a piggery) and a plastic sachet of boiled rice. More mystifying was the packet of dried, white sardines. What order was I supposed to tackle the meal?
Three hours into the journey and our pugilist travelling companion was still rabbiting away on his phone. Franki politely enquired who he was speaking to for so long. As if spurred on by her courageous stand ...
... diesel usage was going to be high, because he
didn’t have a clue where he was supposed to be taking me. Although, bless his
cotton socks, he did drop me off close by; a distinctly seedy area of Bangkok
which made the hairs on the back of my neck stand up despite the stifling
humidity and rising temperature.
Abandoned and leaking like a rusty faucet, from ancient
Roman baths, I eventually found a gateman who phoned the number for me. ...
... essentially up a dirt track but it was for a long way and my legs were still hurting so I bandaged my ankles, and Alex had blisters so we were at the back still, and ended up letting everyone else go ahead. Lek, one of the guides, stayed with us and helped us to the top, where we then met everyone else again (they'd only been there twenty minutes) and we got our beds. Me and Alex ended up being split up and having to sleep in different areas. We were in a hill ...