Installation was easy. Took them about 2 hours and most of this time was taken up by the need to pull the cables through our ceiling.
All in all a good mornings work. Now got over 300 channels nearly all in languages I do not understand!!!!!
Having told you about how little I’ve been doing, up here in Ban Muang, I did find time for some more fishing…
Sitting by the pond and we, that’s Steve and I caught, well he caught them all, cat fish, Pla Chong (a favourite of Wanna’s), Pla Jalamet, (a sort of piranha) as we would call them.) . Vicious teeth that can cut through ordinary nylon line. Steve added in some braded line which made the difference between landing them and us telling stories about the ones that got away!!! h
The cat fish is about the biggest we have caught so very pleased. We will leave it in some fresh water for a few days to ‘cleanse’ then on the Bar B Q!!!!
While waiting on this process the next major job/activity is, yes you got it.. waiting again. This time on the satellite man to come and install the local signals dish. Picks up about 60 stations. Once installed the service is free. Can’t be a bad thing. So off to sit and do nothing for a while. Will record all about it here when I’ve finished!!!!!
Long journey about 7 hours. Normally takes 5-6 but this time we decided to go slow and stop off along the way to look at some of the sights.
The trip in basically north south crossing a low range of mountains. Up in the mountains it is easy to buy fresh vegetables, and being off the beaten tourist path prices are very reasonable. As usual it was one of those days where I did not have my camera. Used the phone camera which does not do such a good job.
We stopped up in the mountains and bought some veggies, also stopped at a coffee shop which had unusual seating! The local coffee was excellent.
Also spotted one of the long tailed rowing bots used in various competitions. These things can have a crew of up to 56 people. I know as I counted one time before! Well it was being transported by pickup and trailer. No big deal in Thailand but can you imagine the difficulties of towing a 50 foot boat on the English roads. The permissions and regulations alone would be frightening.
All in all a comfortable journey. Think next time we might stay over night up in the hills.