two ferries + one flight down, three flights to go. sampled durian fruit this last day. tastes like a garlic and an artichoke had a baby. mmm. thank you Thailand, see you again.
pulled up the browser, and this guy's blog was up. ack! he's having way more fun than me! nursing a nice hangover today. they have these drinks called buckets... i'finally on thai time, and it's time to go home (where did vacation go?!). swam with plankton last night. it is just like "the beach" movie … Continue reading stophavingaboringlife.com
Ko lanta is a long strip of an island. ideal for circling on a motorbike or for running, which we will see tomorrow if the rain does not return. it finally stopped around 7:00 pm. the monsoon variety turned into the drizzle variety. looks done for now. see, getting old. can't stop talking about the … Continue reading easy rider
come again on Saturday. hiding out at a cooking school, where they have superheated coffee (thank you god) and free wifi. rode a motorbike through a monsoon to get here. i thought it was the gulf side which got the rain this time of year?! motorbike gas needle registers E. just filled it up. yep, … Continue reading Rain rain go away
Taking the 11:30 ferry to ko lanta FYI.
the camera battery DIED! gaaaaaaaa. again, i am relying on the kindness of strangers to hopefully email me their pictures. took a snorkeling trip today. half-day. because who wants to snorkel all day. it RAINED! halfway through. that's not as surprising as the fact that it was cold in thailand for a minute. we rode … Continue reading monkey beach
from d's bookshop in phi-phi. watching people watching people go by actually. there are lots of speedos here unfortunately. there are also lots of mosquitoes. i seem to have ringworm or that poison ivy that keeps getting recycled from that fateful hash run in June. nothing like feeling like a leper on the island of … Continue reading people watching
flew into phuket from bangkok from chiang mai last night. next time, i would bypass phuket. it is eurotrash and ed hardy. old men with thai ladies. techno and tattoos. western food and cigarettes. i took the early ferry to phi-phi this morning, even though i stayed up too late watching jennifer lopez kick her … Continue reading phi-phi don
i wouldn't do a good job of describing this experience was, so i won't! i feel like i left a little piece of my heart in chiang mai. patara is part of the reason why. apart from being elephant keeper for the day, pat the owner, gave the best history of thailand, how it was … Continue reading patara elephant farm
narita airport toilet. bidet, seat warmer, camouflaging "music", manual flush (wtf?)