Upon arriving in Thailand I was informed that I had been signed up for a cooking class. This is not entirely a bad idea, as I have the ability to cause small house fires while making cereal.
A town with a population of about 4000 people has produced three NHL hockey players. The obvious conclusion is that there is literally nothing to do in Jasper but climb mountains and play hockey.
When I boarded the plane in Manila it was 37 degrees or so, when I landed it was sunny and warm for Canada, a balmy 17 degrees… I was freezing.
First let me state that I am only here for a visit, it is mid summer and I have been cold since I landed. There is literally no way I would survive another Canadian winter. My next post will be all about Vancouver where I landed, but this one covers the trip from Cambodia and…
The island of Koh Rong is only really accessible by ferry from the tiny town of Sihanoukville on the Cambodian side of the Gulf of Thailand. There is power for only a few hours a day, supplied by generators, and in those few hours the WiFi is so slow that it might as well not exist. The island is quite similar to Tom Hanks residence in the movie Castaway, only with more sandflies.