When I first moved here the realtor told me of the sauna-like humid hot season that would come â€“ 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 â€“ 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 wasnâ€™t this bad â€“ rainy season at 75F â€“ 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 â€“ 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 â€“ designed mostly for the kids. We didnâ€™t stay to see the Elephant or Cultural shows â€“ 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 â€“ call Khun Bee 084-358 9283 â€“ she works at Pan Pan – Jontiem and set us up with Khun Victor â€“ great driver and car â€“ reasonable price and honest â€“ feel safe !