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Published: March 10th 2009
...of the street leading to the house in Rayong. An homage to Jens A Schou, Betty's Dad.
After arriving safely and sneaking through customs at Bangkok International Airport, we were greeted by Na Gig, Na Dam and Na Ting who escorted us to their apartment just outside Bangkok where we stayed the night. The next morning the whole family packed up and we left for Rayong, to Bettys Mom’s beach house. The next few days consisted of relaxing with family, basking in the sun, bathing in the warm waters of the Gulf of Thailand, and eating massive amounts of home-made Thai dishes made from the freshest ingredients. And what’s an Asian vacation without karaoke?! Na Dam was the DJ and lead vocalist, but Betty serenaded everyone with Bryan Adams’ Please Forgive Me
and I rocked out to Hotel California
. On Monday we went for authentic Thai Massages (extreme deep tissue) and climbed the Wat Khao Sukim Buddhist Temple with some of Betty’s family. These days were essential for us to get over the jet-lag and for us to recover from the last couple weeks of strenuous labor we put ourselves through packing, moving, unpacking, and packing again. Betty was a little under the weather from the long flight, so it also gave time for her to get back
The Rayong House
From the beach-side.
to 100%!b(MISSING)efore we left for our trek to the Golden Triangle. A short drive from Rayong to Bangkok and a shorter flight and we are now at our hotel in Chiang Rai. New foods Brandon has tried:
-chicken intestine (not recommended)
-fried whole sand fish (nice and crunchy, good)
-spicy duck salad (made from the entire duck, delicious) New foods Betty has tried:
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