A day I had been looking forward to for some time arrived with the good news that we had arrived early and secured help from a local ship to disembark. So by 8:30 we were ashore. Today we were a group of 8 Josie,dan Michael,Valda, Barbara and Frank. We all hired a pickup with seating in the back and set off on an island tour. Josie sporting her best Amy Winehouse hair offering her protection for her head on the roof of the pick up. First impressions were that ...
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Today we had an early start for the 2 1/2 hour ride into Bangkok. It is the hottest day so far at 35 degrees. First impressions are that Bangkok is a Hugh city and much like all other large cities in the world. The traffic is congested ( see more below) but much higher percentage of cars and trucks. Today I learned what will happen to London if we don't get to grips with traffic. In Bangkok nothing moves. Tut tuts only more if they go on the pavements alongside ...