Welcome to Thailand!
I didn’t sleep much last night and woke up before the cock would crow this morning. We had a daytrip to Chiang Rai planned. Before 7:00 AM, we were downstairs ready to be picked up for the day.
The leaders in our tour group were Banana (our rather easygoing tour guide, aptly named cos in Thailand, people who like bananas like to take it easy) and (Captain) Jack Sparrow (our driver, who was also Derek’s driver on his tour a couple days ago). Including the two of us and our leaders, there fifteen people in the mini-bus, represented by Brazil, Romania, France, Germany, and Thailand (Bangkok).
After picking up all the tourists, we were off on the highway north to Chaing Rai, through some beautiful country. As is usually the case when I am not driving, I soon fell asleep.
In an hour, we soon arrived at our first destination…
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