Thursday, March 01, 2007

Thailand

Thailand has been fantastic. It's easy to see why it's such a popular tourist destination. I'll definitely write up a big trip report when I have time. It's a definite maybe.

I'm in Koh Phangan for what I thought would be the full moon party but apparently I'm going to miss it. When I planned my trip, the party was scheduled for March 3rd so I planned on partying on the 3rd, getting back to Bangkok on the 4th and flying home on the 5th. However, the date got changed at some point and now the party is on the night of the 4th. My plane leaves Bangkok at 6:40 AM on the morning of the 5th and it is impossible to get up there by then if I'm down here the night before. Anyway, I was pretty pissed last night when I found out but I have 3 days on a beautiful island in Thailand to get over it. I'm feeling a bit homesick since my friends have all left me but I'll be home in 3 days and it doesn't seem too far off. I get homesick every once in a while but that's one of the great things about travel; realizing how great home is. Bouts with homesickness usually happen when I'm traveling alone in a place where my friends and I would have a ball. Koh Phangan is one of those places.

Anyway, just wanted to check in. Internet is fast here but it's really pretty outside and I'm off to rent a moped. I get home on Monday morning around 10:30 AM...anyone wanna come get me at Sea-Tac?

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Unbelievably, I can actually sneak away from work in that timeframe. Let me know for sure if you want me to pick you up.

Love,
JoMama

Anonymous said...

Buddy!
It makes sense for your mom to pick you up, but if you need a back-up, I am available!

Anonymous said...

Blue,

Too bad about missing the Full Moon Party. Keep your chin up though. There is a daily one-man Full Moon Party within walking distance from your house every morning as Boog stumbles from the shower to the coffee pot in nothing but a gleaming white birthday suit with a dash of freckles. Truly a wonder of the kid brother world. ... /sigh... ...i've become far to desensitized!

Curtis

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