Adventures in Asia

by Greg & Francie

How do I love you ambien, let me count the ways…

Ambien is soooo awesome.  It is like the raddest thing EVAR for time change, fyi.  I feel so fantastic after my 10 hours of sleep!

Tonight greggy and i take a 14 hour bus ride followed by a 1 hour boat ride to get to a remote island with no electricity.  Greg is apprehensive about the bus ride – he is used to fancy things like “planes” and “trains with sleepers”.  I will let you know how he fared.  With no power on the island, we prolly won’t be able to post on this thing for 4-5 days. 

We tewtally need to get some photos up.  Soon, I promise.  Right now we are so busy just taking it all in that we haven’t had quality time in the internet cafe.  Bangkok is a bit overwhelming to the sensory system and makes it hard to concentrate on doing any one thing for too long… 

we’re now off to visit chinatown.  bon nuit mes gens!

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January 9, 2007 - Posted by | Uncategorized

3 Comments »

  1. Hi fooks!

    Having spent 2 days in Phuket, we were suddenly wondering how you would be doing on the island without electricity. After the trip to Surat Thani we still had to travel for 6 hours to Phuket. Phuket is really crowded…. a lot of people on the beaches, a lot of shops, restaurants & barrs. The opposite of what you are experiencing at the moment!

    Well, have a nice yourney the coming months. We will check your blogg once in a while (as we can of course understand all that you are writing)!

    Take care!
    All the best,
    Nico & Ilse
    (The Netherlands)

    Comment by Nico en Ilse | January 12, 2007 | Reply

  2. Greg is a weenie! A 14-hour bus ride sounds perfect for one’s back…plus, I am sure the seats are very comfie.

    Comment by Roger M | January 13, 2007 | Reply

  3. The eels looks just fabulous…I was at a friend’s house in Italy a while back and in Italian he told me what “mamma” was cooking. I preptended to understood what he said. Thought it was some sort of local fish. Was deeelicious. Well, I later found out it was eel. I’m just glad I didn’t see ’em live beforehand. I would never have eaten it….

    As for the island with no electricity, Greg, I’m with you on that one…What? No X-boxes?

    Sounds like you two are having a blast…hey, are there any pics of you two?

    Have fun,
    Loris

    Comment by Loris | January 14, 2007 | Reply


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