Even though it doesn’t sound much to ‘only’ do between 3-4 hours a day, for someone who never exercises, it’s A LOT! I mentioned the other day that I had done more exercise in the last 2 weeks than in the last 3 year. They laughed, thinking I was exaggerating. I wasn’t.
Over the next two months I will be living in Phuket, Thailand. I have booked two months of gym workouts and accommodation, and now it’s up to me to make the most of it. I found limited information on what a fitness camp is actually like, so am going to record my experience here. Also, I’m really hoping I’ll look back in the future and think ‘was I once really so ignorant?’
My little sister is heading to Bangkok in January, and I’ve been trying to think of advice to give her for when she gets there. I’m trying to picture what she would want to do when she gets there, and how she wants to get around. She’s not like me; she buys $100 shoes and $300 dresses. I doubt she’ll want to take public transport when she can get a taxi for a few dollars more. She’s probably going to want to spend more time at MBK or Siam Paragon than at the floating markets or any temples.
So here’s what I’m going to do. I’m going to trawl through some other blogs and get some ideas from them as to what my sister might like to do, and then I’ll add in some of the stuff I’d like to know, just in case. Here goes…
Everyday I daydream about diving. It’s an obsession with me. I spend countless hours reading online blogs on diving (good thing I don’t have a job anymore!), searching for the best (cheapest) places to get certified – if the place has amazing beaches that doesn’t hurt either.
My Two Week Fling (with Thailand)
What did I think of Thailand while I there? I loved it. I love it even more looking back at it through the rosy shades that are hindsight. I forget that I was lonely at times, that things didn’t go as planned, or that stuff was a lot more expensive than is says in the budget travel guides. I mean, yeah we could get meals for 50 cents, and we did, but mostly we got meals that were at least $10.
Yeah, I know, not exactly breaking the bank, but you really have to stick to Thai food if you want to eat super cheap. It’s kinda hard when there’s Starbucks, MacDonalds and Pizza Hut on every corner! We don’t have those in my home town. Kununurra’s closest Maccas is over 400km away.