Two in Thailand

After raising three children and watching them graduate from college, Bob and Carol decided to leave the educational field and pursue a dream that had been put on hold for 35 years (since graduationg from the University of Northern Iowa). "Two in Thailand" is the journal dedicated to that dream - to serve in the Peace Corps. This is a personal blog. The opinions expressed within do not necessarily represent the views of the Peace Corps or the United States Government.

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

More Visitors

Unexpected guests abound when living in the tropics. We have a fairly modern house (by Thai standards) but poor workmanship allows some pretty large creatures to enter the house. Bob recently removed a green viper from the kitchen which had managed to slide under the screen door. Sorry, no picture! He was more concerned about removing it than having to find his camera. Thai people do not have screens on their doors or windows (which are always open) and have large open spaces in their walls for air movement, so you can imagine the creatures that enter their homes!!! The snake is a baby python found in our front yard (although I was later informed that it was not a python, but a poisonous snake) and the spider has a diameter of six inches. They are extremely fast and impossible to catch! This one posed for a picture at the point where our wall meets the ceiling. However, it is a lot scarier when you go into the bathroom, squat and see one dash by your feet!


At 3:01 PM, Blogger kristin elizabeth said...

Kristin 3:16 "For God so loved Kristin that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not see spiders in Thailand but have eternal life"

it's a REALLY good thing he didn't visit while we were there!!! I thank God for that one....


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