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Saturday, March 10, 2018

Another Vacation from Our Vacation

Day 102 - We were looking at the calendar and figuring out how much winter we have left. Actually, I mean we were figuring out how many days until our trip back to Vancouver through Hong Kong.

We found that we have enough time to take a little trip near the end of this month and into April. It wasn't really designed to be a scouting journey for a future winter, but I suppose it could end up being so. We saw online that it'd be easy to fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok. We plan to spend twelve nights in Pattaya. Life here is quiet. A getaway will make for a noisy, crowded contrast to the subsequent remaining week and a half in Siem Reap. Our winter will finish at the end of the Khmer New Year.

Jay and I have visited Thailand on a number of different occasions, but I was unsure when we visited Pattaya's beach. My self-sleuthing indicates our one and only visit was in April of 1991. During an earlier part of the trip, we saw Bangkok and Chang Mai. An old colleague, Don Richardson suggested we visit right after flight restrictions were ending for the first 'Gulf War'. Pattaya was not as big a city 27 years ago. (There was quite a bit less of me too.) I found personal proof of these facts on YouTube.




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