Near Disasters – Traveling in Thailand

On my travels in Thailand, there have been occasions of close to misses, harmful close to misses sometimes.

It started in Bangkok just after a long time of getting lost in Chinatown and walking for the Indian region to buy fabric, when crippled with blisters and near fainting within the heat. By the time I reached the river to catch the boat back to my beginning point, I was over it.

I purchased my ticket for the boat and created my way towards the jetty, when abruptly people today started shouting at me to hurry since it was about to leave. So I ran down the gangway and was about to step in to the boat, when it started moving away. A man shouted “jump”- I jumped alright, straight into his arms, as well as the momentum practically took us each hurtling out more than the other side in to the filthy sludge of a river.

Moral with the story: do not put on rubber thongs when jumping onto boats and don’t run and jump when people today inform you to.

Ko Mak threatened to crack my head open by way of coconuts. The deadly thud heard just as I had walked underneath an offending tree, was eerily frequent.

Moral on the story: put on a really hard hat on tropical islands.

In Trat factors had been going properly till I had a massage using a lady who had muscle tissues of steel. My skin was recovering from insect bite attack, but after the session with iron woman, I was bruised and sore in numerous areas. I did not really consider that was the concept on the massage!

Moral from the story: don’t mess with ladies who’ve muscle tissues of steel.

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