Posted in Diary, Photography, Travel by Alvin on December 21, 2009

22 November 2009, Sunday.

The best time of the day during cold winter is when the sun’s blazing right above the head. The kids were ushered from one hall games to another. The last activity was probably the best. The staff had a chance to blast the kids with the remaining water balloons. We shot the group picture in the midst of laughter and that marks the end of English camp.



Source: Aom’s (Facebook)

Before heading back to the town, we travelled about 12km to the banks of Mekong River. SamPhan-Bok, as what the locals named it, is a big stone cataract situated right in the middle of Mekong River. The river dries up during the dry winter season, allowing the stone platform to emerge from the shallow river. The view from the rocks was charming.

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The Thailand Grand Canyon, with steep sides, deep valley and stream running through it.

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The English camp officially ended with this complimentary trip by the locals. After bidding goodbye, we were tucked into the pick-ups again, wading through strong cold winds, back to the town.


Apart from the angry cold wind, the 2 hours ride was actually fun. We witnessed sunsets, and later stars gazing from the back of the truck. We had a good laugh at random jokes, conversations and definitely at this little girl at the road side who screamed ‘Oh, farang!’ as we drove past the village.


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  1. lazylmf said, on December 30, 2009 at 10:13 am

    got mickey mouse lubang summore ~

  2. Alvin said, on December 30, 2009 at 3:19 pm


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