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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Climb Every Mountain

Day 123 - If one looks south along Pattaya Beach, it's easy to see the hill which has the word P-A-T-T-A-Y-A spelled out in large letters. Today, we wanted to get to the top.

We walked Walking Street and wondered if we'd find a trail up near the letters. We didn't. However, we walked nearly to the overpass and up an abandoned road to a highway going up the hill. Then, we walked up the steps in a park on our way to the Big Buddha. Most Internet hints suggested hiring a bhat-bus for around 250 baht. We had to sweat a bit but gained the satisfaction of getting up under our own steam!

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It was a full moon day which in the Buddhist tradition that makes it special.

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We spent quite a bit of time relaxing at the top. Then, we headed up another hill overlooking the bay of Pattaya. It had a statue dedicated to the founder of the Thai Navy. The antenna for a radio station is visible from quite a distance.

The morning threatened rain but we didn't encounter any until after we were back in the hotel room from lunch.

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