It's truly amazing how different each trip I take is and how some trips can be short in duration but long in experience. Getting home yesterday from Thailand was one such trip, mainly because just getting to my first destination took nearly 24 hours. Arriving at 3 a.m. to the Pinnacle Grand Jomtien Resort & Spa in Pattaya threw my sleep pattern off like never before.
Later that day I was giving a keynote speech regarding my ECO-Warrior project and the importance of preserving our oceans, beaches and the overall betterment of our environment. It was a great surprise to find out a couple of days before that I had been invited. The weather was smashing hot and humid as expected. The food was unbelievable and the resort was nice with an unbelievable breakfast buffet each morning.
After a couple of fun-filled days at the beach doing some stand-up paddling, it was on to the capital, Bangkok, which is one of the craziest places I have ever been. With more than 8 million people in the city, just getting somewhere is an experience in itself. On some streets there are no lanes, with people driving as they please with not much order.