April 6, 2019
On a holiday weekend, the Erawan National Park is a favorite for Thai families and groups of friends. (Erawan is the Thai word that refers to the Hindu myth Airavata or Airawana in Sanskrit.)
Children of all ages swim in the natural pools beneath the many waterfalls, young adults climb the seven levels of the steep walkways to the top of the mountain, and family groups relax and spread out their picnic lunch.
In this life I tried for the third level. Unfortunately, after two and a half, I received signals from my right knee that “enough is enough.” Perhaps in my next life I’ll make it up the seven.
In comparison, it was an easy climb from the parking lot up the steel staircase to the trestle of The Bridge