@ Khon Kaen city outskirts
The owner asked if we were engineers who knew about the system. She probably thought Teera was a fellow gas station owner and I was his Japanese engineer.
We happened upon a stretch of fried grasshopper stands and decided to partake. They were most excellent.
Also, it turned out that one of the princesses of Thailand was in a motorcade behind us and we had to pull over with all the other cars on the road to clear it before she passed. I had my Nikon ready and will post photos later.
English camp was extremely successful this year; our new teaching format worked out very well and feedback from the students has been overwhelmingly positive so far. The biggest complaint I’ve heard is that they don’t want to have class tomorrow, which is understandable, but necessary since last Friday was a national holiday and I can’t let them fall behind the other class taking the same course.
Ajarn Teera is driving and I’m sitting shotgun, my weapon of choice is this trusty Samsung Galaxy 5 loaded with Android 2.1 and an improved Swype haptic input system.
It seems a member of the royal family is in this area because there are police stationed every hundred meters along the highway.
A few miles back we stopped on a particularly scenic bridge and I may have gotten a good shot: