My day started out slowly…I don’t want to see anyone represented by the Union Jack for some time…damn those Brits can drink. Head athrob, I made breakfast just coffee. I have vowed that today will be a nice quiet day. Continue reading
Waking up to the noises of a train and the sounds of an asian language around me, I thought I was waking up in India. It took a few minutes for the cobwebs and stiffness in the neck to clear, but then the highlands and jungle of Thailand soon transported me back to where I was supposed to be.
The morning was beautiful and nearly everyone on the train was still asleep. I wandered back to the dining car and ordered a cup of coffee. I went between the cars, opened one of the side doors, sat down with my feet dangling off the moving train; the sun on my face reflecting off the rice paddies, looking out into Thailand. I pour a bottle of water over my head (a ‘train shower’) and enjoy, quite possibly, one of the most relaxing cups of coffee ever. Continue reading