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Sarah SimonI so regret...

Sarah Simon

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That I visited N. Thailand and didn't climb a single peak. I get mad at myself, wondering: WHY did I do that???

Great page, Chad!
Sarah
Posted Nov 5, 2012 6:33 pm

mrchad9Re: I so regret...

mrchad9

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LOL... Surely you had other things to keep you busy no? When did you visit and what'd you see? I hope you at least visited a few wats while you were there and maybe a waterfall. And caught an elephant show too. They are fantastic!

But not even a visit to Doi Inthanon? Shame shame.

Thanks so much Sarah!
Posted Nov 5, 2012 6:44 pm

Sarah SimonRe: I so regret...

Sarah Simon

Voted 10/10

Sure, we did the Wat & Bhat tours... We rode elephants, brought home an elephant painting, drank gallons of beer, sweated to death in the tropical heat, got massages almost every night, floating market, royal barges, mountain tribal visits, ate BBQ rat. Hmmm, maybe I need to post a pic of the BBQ rat, it was absolutely delicious!!!

Sarah
Posted Nov 5, 2012 7:09 pm

mrchad9Re: I so regret...

mrchad9

Hasn't voted

Wow... I missed out on the rat. I'll definitely have to investigate that next time. I was talked into trying some soup once that gave me a puzzled look. It appeared like it had maggots or something in it. I reluctantly took a small spoonful... with just one of the maggot-looking things, and nearly hurled. It was maggots. And it was not good.

Vertebrates I can deal with though!
Posted Nov 5, 2012 7:21 pm

Sarah SimonRe: I so regret...

Sarah Simon

Voted 10/10

Here ya go, brother. I didn't know where to post these on SP, so I'll share them via Google Picasa:

More valuable than chicken, a hell of a lot tastier than cuy. I introduce to you the rice patty rat! Yum! Seasoned correctly, it is scrumptious!

https://plus.google.com/photos/110653661368462154889/albums/5807489861366577585?authkey=CLPpv4TXn7H8ygE

Sarah
Posted Nov 5, 2012 7:25 pm

Sarah SimonRe: I so regret...

Sarah Simon

Voted 10/10

Surely you tried the "jumping shrimp salad," though, right???
Posted Nov 5, 2012 7:26 pm

mrchad9Re: I so regret...

mrchad9

Hasn't voted

OMG they didn't even cut the tails or heads off? I think it'd be a quite normal and tasty meal if they did... I suppose you lose the magic in that case though.

And this is the first I've heard of this jumping shrimp salad. Had some raw ones on the beach but they had been freshly perished. Something for my next trip!
Posted Nov 6, 2012 11:58 am

ScottGreat page

Scott

Voted 10/10

Nice page on a Thai mountain. Another peak I have to climb someday.
Posted Dec 2, 2012 11:38 pm

mrchad9Re: Great page

mrchad9

Hasn't voted

Thanks Scott. The peak (and really all of northern Thailand) is a great place to take the family. I'm sure they'd all have a blast if you get the chance. Thanks for the comment.
Chad
Posted Dec 3, 2012 11:29 am

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