The bus rides from Vang Vieng to Bangkok sucked. The first one had no air conditioning and I was stinky and sweaty in the back of the stuffy bus. I felt bad for sitting next to the people I was sitting next to. I’m sure the girl beside me was grossed out. Then again, she was just as sweaty. Anyways, the bus rides were lame and the border was lame.
Koh Samui The boat to Koh Samui was so freakin exciting! Everyone was chillin on the decks in the sun just lovin’ life. Dolphins were water galloping with great majesties right beside our boat; but I missed it. When we got to Samui, we grabbed some Thai soup, then cabbed to some backpackers dorm thing. Such a piece. Four crappy bunk beds and a fan. We paid for four nights
Five hours from Delhi to Bangkok and we’re finally here. Let me point out that we have very high hopes/expectations of excitement, adventure and joy, so we are feeling pretty high on life right now. We pretty much went straight to NapPark hostel but we walked along a couple streets near Khao San road and got a pretty decent understanding of what we would be dealing with in Bangkok. And
Jean-Claude This was a pretty wicked experience. Ryker was the first of us to see it, and abruptly proceeded to show the rest of us. The Jean Claude Epic Splits video was downright hilarious! We were pretty much blown away by it, let’s be honest. We immediately started wondering if there was a way that we could try to recreate it. A few thoughts came to mind: Doing the splits
There is a lot of controversy regarding visiting elephant and/or tiger sanctuaries in Thailand. The biggest arguments against them being that: The animals are drugged or given substances to tame them. The animals are mistreated in training and raising them. For this trip, Contiki partnered up with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (#ContikiThai) to ensure our tour was properly guided, explained, and ethical. We were told that they don’t wish