Secret Hot Springs and More Pai Adventures

I feel free!
There is no time the gates close, no plans, i can finally do what i want! ๐Ÿ™‚


Hang on… i could do that all along ๐Ÿ˜€
Well i guess being locked in the massage school after 21.00 was kind of restricting, and now it has to get out!

I rented a scooter and explored the Wilderness around Pai.
There are 2 Hot springs near Pai:
The pay-200baht-ones, and the Off-the-beaten-track-ones where you only pay 20Baht/person and 20B/bike

How to get there?
Drive on the Mae Hong Son road for 11km, enjoy the beauty of the landscape, and when you think you are too far, drive a little more ๐Ÿ˜‰
You find the Sign on your right side (see gallery), and then you will have to go through a “rollercoaster-ride”… many many very steep hills.
I was very happy to have a manual bike, and even that couldn’t do every hill with another person on the back ๐Ÿ˜€

But the Hot Springs are amazing, the only people there were the harvesting farmers, digging out garlic, salad and other vegetables.
maybe i will go again tomorrow ๐Ÿ˜€
On our way back we went to “Mor Pang Waterfall”, which is really cool because the water has polished the stones to water slides!
It’s so much fun!
If you are more into extreme stuff, and have a good aim, you can jump of the high boulder into the pool (it has one deep spot ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

This trip was just … just….WoW ! (i am just realizing that wow actually looks like one of these smiley’s (^_^) (T_T) O.o )

And the rest of the evening i just read the first book of the Panem trilogy, and i am almost done with the book ๐Ÿ˜€
Also i gave a massage and earned some pocket money…i feel good!!

The only thing i need now is a good party!
Then the rest will settle on its own!

 

I think i will look for the abandoned guest house soon, and maybe spend a few nights there!

So Long Ole
p.s. i hope you can hold out the freezing temperatures over there!
but perception of temperature is relative…and i have a 20 degree drop every night ๐Ÿ˜‰
p.p.s. i totally forgot about easter ๐Ÿ˜€

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in lack of a good name: P P P

 

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First off, i would like to thank these 2 guys to fix my broken laptop screen and give me equipment to fix my camera! That was pretty cool, or blazin’ what ever expression you prefer ๐Ÿ˜‰ย IMG_1781I got invited to play Didgeridoo in front of a whole kindergarten school ๐Ÿ™‚ย IMG_1737The crowded Kata beach of Phuketย IMG_1740 And me making best of it ๐Ÿ˜‰IMG_1744 Patong, the redlight district…and no i have not seen a Pingpong show…and i am not sure i willIMG_1755still Patong, but its a different aspect ๐Ÿ˜€ย IMG_1757 Thai snacks, sadly i haven’t found insects yet…IMG_1759My time in Phuket i spent making my stcw95 certificate which allows me to work on comercial boats now, as some of you already know. But my free time i spend with Diego and Julia. Diego was another couchsurfer at my host and Julia is an italian girl i picked up sitting alone on the beach. We had a lot of fun together, going from one jamsessio to the next. Diego plays amazing guitar and Julia works @Italian Job it Kata, wich serves great hot Chocolate and coffee. Julia ๐Ÿ™‚ ย IMG_1770 And DiegoIMG_1772 Well, then my camera broke down… ๐Ÿ˜ฆ but Ole is a clever fellow, he used his phone instead, not as often but at least i can give a few more impressions Of this:2013-02-04 17.48.58 I want one of these! they are amazing!2013-02-04 17.51.03 2013-02-04 17.57.26The Buddha here needs to cover its face because there is so much dust from the building site2013-02-04 18.09.39the Belltreeย 2013-02-04 18.18.42 2013-02-04 18.48.47 ย Survival at sea day at my STCW-course2013-02-05 15.32.48 2013-02-06 18.31.09 And so i leave the russian-italian mass tourist place of Phuket, the umbrellas are down, and Ole takes a 24h busride…and is in chiang mai…goes to the Monastery (see last entry)…and is here now!

Eye and her friend took me up to Doi Sutep. And Doi Pui, where there is a small little mountain village

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From there we went to Wat Doi Suthep. A beautiful monastery on top of the mountain.
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the ย result is just as ย powerful…a wisdom for life?_DSC0991ย _DSC0998
Fred and George
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Ringing the lucky bells for Eye’s birthday

After that, i experienced normal daylife in Chiang Mai…
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Chicken on bikes!

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Going to the GIANT night market @ChiangMai Walking Street on Sunday…WOW…so many shops and people…incredible

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IMG_1822this actually tasted better than i expectedย IMG_1824and yes the redone is a pure fruit+ice strawberry shake from fresh strawberries ๐Ÿ˜›

 

Ok I really want to buy one of these awesome shirts!
Please write in the comments which one!
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Maybe this is a good description for many Thai peopleIMG_1836 And this is a smart band setup in a busy road ๐Ÿ™‚IMG_1837

Ok guys and girls, i know the last 10 minutes have been a lot of input, but brace yourselves for the Thailand POSTCARD QUIZ:

1.)Which of these beautiful woman is in fact a guy? O.o

IMG_1840Number 1?ย IMG_1842Number 2?ย IMG_1843Number3? (black dress) or Number4??

 

2.)What in gods Name is this?IMG_1811 IMG_1813

3.) How is PPP a good title for this post?
Be Creative!

Write a comment!
I only respect comments that tell me what shirt looks best ๐Ÿ˜›

So my dear reader thats all the pictures i had…well almost i deleted a few…in fact i uploaded so many pictures in this post, WordPress does not allow me to add more…so i have to delete a picture to give you the sunset you deserve after this joyride ๐Ÿ™‚

So Long ole

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Here you go! You deserved it! Thank you for reading. Please Comment if you want to get a postcard, or have questions, or like me, or follow me, or ask for pictures of something, or give me a task, or recommend something, or tell me to write about something you are really interested about, or introduce yourself, in short give me FEEDBACK…please ๐Ÿ™‚ย 

p.s. i totally forgot to tell you that i start my education as a Thai-Masseur tomorrow…and no that has nothing to do with a happy ending.
p.p.s. hang on a moment who said a massage with a happy ending has to be sexual? i hope all my clients will have happy ending of their massage…i don’t want unhappy clients, they don’t tip ๐Ÿ˜€