What a farce…..!

After yesterdays Muay Thai clinching session I woke up with a very stiff neck, as we had a late checkout I decided to relax.

Might as well make full use of the jacuzzi

Jan 19, 2013 11:36 AM

In the meantime Sangeet visited the Gurdwara.

After checkout where I was promised a hotel car for 300 baht per hour….which is cheaper then a taxi. I went downstairs to find out the hotel had gone back on their word and asked me to take a taxi! Now when I checked out, the lounge staff said do not take a taxi as the driver may take off with your luggage! This is why they arranged the hotel car.

I was furious and demanded to see the duty manager. He came out 15 minutes later! Probably just to annoy me a lot more…..I was planning on going to the Gurdwara where I would spend some time, then together with Sangeet go to the Muay Thai training. Now to cut the long story short, I got the hotel to pay for my taxi, as they have already made me very late. In fact 1 hour later!

There was very heavy traffic to the Gurdwara which was making me even later. I spent about 30 seconds at the Gurdwara then head onto see Master Pimu.

The taxi driver

Jan 19, 2013 4:47 PM

We arrived at the Muay Thai camp at 6pm, the time when classes finish, luckily Master Pimu said it is fine to train. It was a great session with pad work.

I am blurred because I was running so fast!

Jan 19, 2013 6:04 PM

With Master Pimu and Kirpal Singh (remember that name, Kirpal will do very well!)

Jan 19, 2013 7:05 PM

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Jan 19, 2013 6:53 PM

Jan 19, 2013 6:24 PM

After the training had finished Sangeet, Kirpal, and myself had dinner. As Master Pimu’s wife was catering to meat eaters, Sangeet and I had steamed rice. We were both every hungry and it was the best rice we had tasted!

Master Pimu’s wife and youngest child

Jan 19, 2013 6:03 PM

This was my last training session with Master Pimu and it was very sad to say goodbye. He has asked I come back for at least a month to train properly.

Jan 19, 2013 7:28 PM

Jan 19, 2013 7:57 PM

Master Pimu got on his bike and went out to get us a taxi. Here is a chap who is a master in Muay Thai, yet he is so humble. He got on his bike went out and came back with a taxi.

After long good byes we got taken to the Amari hotel. We chose this as it was a walkway to the Don Muang Airport.

Check in at the hotel took around 30 minutes the service and staff attitude was very poor. The room we were given was a smoking room. Now when asking the staff it is important to ask the right questions. If I said is this a non smoking room? As we have asked for a non smoking room they would have replied with yes it is a non smoking room…..we would have had no choice but to stay. Instead I asked if I could smoke in the room…they replied yes you can….I then said we requested a non smoking room….so they had no option but to give us a non smoking room…..which again they took there time over! I could not recommend this hotel.

Jan 19, 2013 9:34 PM

Jan 19, 2013 9:35 PM

By the time we got to sleep it was around midnight, we had to check in by 5:30am!

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