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So it’s time for me to get back on track, start blogging again and tell you a little bit of a story of what’s been happening to my life for the past months plus I don’t want my “blog name” go to waste just like that because I haven’t been online and blog much. So first of, I’ve been thinking lots and trying to come up with what should I post first and that, but unfortunately, my laptop’s been a bitch, have to repair it and waited for 1 month and half just to get it back and also I’ve been struggling to find and have a new job so there was a little struggle for me to keep up with my blog. But oh well, here’s the great story though, last May15-18 I went to Thailand and explore Bangkok. The country is incredible and I had a lot of fun. I’ve learned so much about the country and its people and met some new friends along the way. Thai people are very friendly,helpful and always smiling. Well, I guess that’s the reason of it being called the “Land of Smiles”. I didn’t checked in a luxury hotel but instead checked in a 3 star hotel called Pratunam Pavilion Hotel where the place have an easy access to get to the shopping malls, like the Pratunam Mall. Also street foods/markets and more interaction with the locals. And although outside the hotel wasn’t really good like what surrounds the luxury hotels, the environment was full of energy, lightning, Thai spas, shopping malls/street malls in short, the place is really lively they even called the place I stayed in “Little India” and I would say that it was smart to stay in that hotel, very affordable and I had a really great time indeed. During my stay, of course I wouldn’t miss it for the world without riding a tuktuk, it was amazing riding one of their transportation, it was hell of a ride or maybe only because my tuktuk driver was really in his adrenaline rush mode but it was incredible. I even took the BTS or Bangkok Sky train from Siam station going to Victory Monument just only to experience it and more exploring to do and it was really fun. 2nd day of my stay, I went to the Grand Palace Bangkok, the place was breath-takingly beautiful. The massive Buddhas was amazing and really beautiful especially when it shines in the sun, also went to the world’s largest gem store, Gems Gallery Bangkok and lastly to some best-selling food stop where I bought lots of Thai delicacies. On my 3rd day, I went to Chang Puak Camp (elephant village), floating market (I forgot what the place called though) but there, I experienced their so called “James Bond speedboat” where the driver makes some exhibition or like a trick show while we’re on the ride. It was fun riding it seeing more locals and old pharmacies along the river. Also went to the Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo. Going there though took a lot of travel time so it was kind of boring to me during the whole road trip but getting to those places blew me away. It was extraordinary and was my first time to see an elephant and tiger face to face and I even got to hug and take pictures with them. It was huge and very beautiful and well… stinky too and their poops are so massive haha but that was a very memorable experience ever. I also went and saw the must seen show called the crocodile show which was very intense I thought I’m going to have a heart attack. The performers put their heads inside of the crocodile’s mouth and do some tricks. Luckily, the crocs are all well trained because it looks like they are mannequins it won’t move unless the performers move them or poke a stick. And on the last day of my stay, I did some last minute shopping and bon voyage going back to Manila! The whole trip was definitely one of the best experience I’ve ever had and I wish I could go back and see the smiling faces again. Thailand is one of the best country in the world!