When I first moved here the realtor told me of the sauna-like humid hot season that would come – so far I thought I had endured the hottest weather so far – but lately, and I will assume until the cool season, I am in the SAUNA SEASON – almost 1 1/2 months of temps about 88F/30C with 100% humidly, rainy season at 90F —- but it does cool down a little during the night. Chiang Mai wasn’t this bad – rainy season at 75F – tolerable at least.
And to top it off I just went to renew my driver’s license and they had me watch a movie right in front of the A/C – left with a sever sore throat. Now I have a nasty cold, head plugged up, coughing, nose running and I am sweating like a pig all day. Life in Pattaya has taken another turn. Cool season not until Nov.
Tai, my friend from Vietnam, is here for a short visit and yesterday we went out to see Nong Nooch Gardens. A local tourist trap, but worth a one-time visit – designed mostly for the kids. We didn’t stay to see the Elephant or Cultural shows – too hot and sweaty, but did take these images for the
Note: If you do come to Pattaya and need a reliable driver and car – call Khun Bee 084-358 9283 – she works at Pan Pan – Jontiem and set us up with Khun Victor – great driver and car – reasonable price and honest – feel safe !