Oct 30, 2012
May 30, 2013
We're tired. Some of you who have not done long term travel may find this hard to believe. You're probably thinking: 'but you're on holiday!' But we're not. A 'holiday' or 'vacation' is a break from your everyday and very different than travelling. We've made this travel our everyday life for ½ year at least. There's a reason the word travel comes from the French traveiller (work). The last while we've been trying to cover ground and make up for longer time spent in some places (sickness). No two nights in the same place. Everyday we've been on a bus and pounding the pavement looking for a place to stay. Once found you need to eat and maybe see a site before sleeping a bit so you can do it all again. No real time to plan or look for interesting things to do, we're just existing. Now it's starting to catch up with us and we're reaching our limits and snapping at each other (which most of you know is all the time, so imagine what it must be now!). Bangkok is the LAST place we should be right now and is just exemplifying problems. So we've decided to take a little holiday from travels and relax before heading to Malaysia and Borneo. I had at first wanted to avoid Thailand's southern beaches for their reputation. But Brian's desire for sand, water and SCUBA has won out. We've looked into a few places and I hope we've found something nice that suits us...