One of my favorite travel moments was traveling by hot air balloon in Thailand at the Pattaya International Balloon Festival. I always wondered where hot air balloons land.
It turns out, wherever there is space! Upon landing in a farmer’s field, these local children ran over to help us roll up the balloon. It was a cool moment – dropping from the sky, and having the kids greet us. We didn’t understand each other, but knew exactly what each other was thinking.
Have you ever been in a hot air balloon? What was it like? Share by commenting.
Funky shaped juice containers at the Dusit D2 Hotel in Pattaya, Thailand.
From the Ultimate Thailand Explorers Pattaya Blog [originally published 10 January 2010].
This is the final post in the Ultimate Thailand Explorers Archive collection. Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to occasionally repost them to preserve them in their original format as the official, contest page has been taken down.
You thought we were done didn’t you? Well there’s always a few more tricks up our sleeves! In the last 26 posts we covered virtually every place we went to in Pattaya. But that’s not all. There’s always something else for you to see and do on a return visit. It’s no wonder so many visitors are repeat visitors. Here’s what else we saw, but just didn’t have enough time to fully enjoy…
From the Ultimate Thailand Explorers Pattaya Blog [originally published 9 January 2010].
The Sanctuary of Truth was under construction when we took a visit, but it was still remarkable. I love the Thai architectural style on the roofs.
From the Ultimate Thailand Explorers Pattaya Blog [originally published 8 January 2010].
Rimpa Lapin was one of the restaurants we dined in while in Pattaya, Thailand. It has one of the best views at night. Check it out.
Have you ever been someplace that you want to keep to yourself because you don’t want others to know about it and spoil it?That’s how we feel about Rimpa Lapin. We don’t want you to go there, not because it’s a bad place, but because we want it all to ourselves. However, today’s your lucky day for 2 reasons: 1) we won’t be in Pattaya again until we can save our pennies for a plane ticket, and 2) they’re a sponsor of the Ultimate Thailand Explorers Competition so it we’re kinda obligated to talk about them.