Tuk to the Road

The trials and tukulations of Jo, Ants and Ting Tong the tuk tuk and our three-wheeled odyssey from Bangkok to Brighton...in aid of the mental health charity Mind. For more information please see www.tuktotheroad.com

Friday, May 26, 2006

A night in a Thai Hospital

Ugh, just returned from a brief 24 hr sourjourn in the Samitivej Hospital in Bangkok.
I'll write more tomorrow as feeling too feek and weeeble now and need to get horizontal again and get my strength back before we start..in two days.

Nothing serious, just a high fever, the shakes and sweats - viral infection, throat infection and flu apparently?! But my temp is normal now, amazing as I was a human radiator last night - 103 degree temp. Just feel a bit steam rollered now.

More tomorrow - can not believe its two days till D-Day.

Ants

17 Comments:

Blogger Nick said...

Hope you feel better soon Ants xx

9:16 AM  
Blogger heid_honcho said...

get well soon

But $10 says you wont make it across Laos in the rainy season.

11:03 AM  
Blogger pip said...

Apparently there are floods and mud slides in the north of Laos.
Hope you are not going there.
Also hope you read the comments on your blog otherwise there is not much point.
Be better soon Ants.
Lots of love XXXX

11:39 AM  
Blogger tuktotheroad said...

Yes we do read the comments - thanks!

That's a pretty pointless bet Heid_honcho and not the sort of thing we need to hear the day before we leave. We WILL make it.

10:48 PM  
Blogger Al Edgington said...

Hope you're mended.
Good luck and drive carefully.
love
Al

8:18 AM  
Blogger heid_honcho said...

*rustles crisp $10 bill*

have a safe trip

chok dee

2:39 AM  
Blogger pip said...

Can't wait for a photo of the REAL pink Ting Tong. She sounds amazing.
Sound the horn once just for me.
Love you.

9:53 AM  
Blogger Kick Ass said...

Get better quick, fast in a hurry Ant! Thought I'd email u a view from the future!

4:09 PM  
Blogger sandi said...

Caught you on TV on holiday in EDINBURGH last week by chance! Pleeeeeeze take care you 2, hope you are on the mend now Antonia.
Sandi (Stable Gallery)

10:51 AM  
Blogger Pestos said...

Hope you are feeling better now Ants. So excited about reading all about it on here.

12:34 PM  
Blogger Stan-Rhode Island said...

have heard nothing since you said you spent a night in a Thai hospital. Hope you have recovered by now and are on your way.

Good luck

Stan East Providence Rhode island USA

10:07 AM  
Blogger Bobby said...

Hey girls, I envy you! I'm praying for you on this journey. I'll be in Russia 16 June to 13 July, wish you were passing through Moscow. Oh well. Waiting for some pics and perhaps vids?

1:53 PM  
Blogger supatarin said...

hello
I'm Thai, keow about your story from my boyfriend, we like to be your block fanculb about the journey to England by Tuk-Tuk, named Ting-Tong, actually you should named it Ting- Tong because it is not good meaning ,you might know the meaning of word, mean like crazy, stupid, idiot ,not normal, I think it's not good sign when you are having the long trip to go, However Fa-rang doesn't care about the meaning of the name, right?
We are looking forward to read your adventure and look luck.

Take care.
Nok

11:15 PM  
Blogger tuktotheroad said...

Hello - thanks for messages all and sorry re dealy - we've been out of internet range in the jungle. Am better now, phew, and we've been having a hilarous timw with everyone looking open mouthed at Tingers as she bombs by.

Raise that bet to 100 dollars Heid_honcho.

1:55 AM  
Blogger heid_honcho said...

only $100?

dont you guys need $23,000 :)

seriously, a tuk tuk wont make it thru Laos in the rainy season. trust me.

7:30 AM  
Blogger tuktotheroad said...

kiss my ass honcho poncho- ting tong is the best tuktuk in the world and we will be in china in 8 days. i will let you know when we arrive and then you can kiss my brown butt
xo

9:30 PM  
Blogger heid_honcho said...

*eats polo & puckers mouth*

aye, you be fine. fingers crossed you make it.

but if the mud dont get you, the hmong rebels will :0

(tip: take lots of cigarettes to bribe the militia guys that dot the road north of vang vieng)

4:16 AM  

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