After a main course full of traffic, big city and a few frustrations, the Two Peas very much wanted some dessert and they yearned for Pai. There was only one way to get it: They would need to take a small minibus on a daunting 3 hour drive chalked full of twists and turns. 762 turns to be exact. Up, up, up the mountain. This route was not for the faint of heart, one could easily lose their lunch and for budget travelers such as the Two Peas, that was simply a luxury they could not afford. Yet they took the risk and embarked on this windy journey to satisfy their craving for Pai. *Fingers crossed*
Now, it just so happened that the Two Peas were in Thailand during a holiday called Songkran. This Festival is a celebration of the Thai New Year and brings travelers from all over the world to join in on one thing: water fights. The Two Peas were not expecting such good accuracy by the young children of Pai but could also not get too upset by the constant barrage of water guns, hoses and buckets of water thrown on them as they drove down any street as it is a sacred Thai tradition. Children and adults alike look forward to this yearly celebration, especially when tourists are present (they are their easiest targets!!). Although the festivities were a nice refreshment for the extreme heat of Thailand, it did make it a tad difficult for the Two Peas to navigate around on their scooter with constant splashes of water in their faces and soaked clothes.
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