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A Typical Day

May 23, 2009


Location: Samut Prakan
Author: Leah Shopneck
A typical day for the crew of Argo entails the followingandlt;br /andgt;6:15- alarms begin to sound throughout our Bangkok apartmentandlt;br /andgt;6:30- breakfast and coffeeandlt;br /andgt;7:00- we take the BTS (Bangkok metro) from the apartment to the final stop on the line, On Nutandlt;br /andgt;7:10- climb into a taxi telling the driver Samut Prakan, Thanun Taiban, Soi Italian 11andlt;br /andgt;8:50-900- arrival time at the shipyard depends solely on Bangkok trafficandlt;br /andgt;8:00- crew muster in the salonandlt;br /andgt;8:15- the crew disperses throughout the boat to grind bilges, rust bust the laz, polish metal, repair hatches, mix paint, and use hand gestures to communicate with the local Thai workersandlt;br /andgt;12:00- lunch bought from the local street vendorsandlt;br /andgt;12:30- continue the dirty jobs that are turning our white shirts brownandlt;br /andgt;15:15- begin cleaning up by, priming open steel, sweeping the cardboard that protects the floors down below, and put away the tools used throughout the dayandlt;br /andgt;16:00- depart the boat, occasionally by way of the crane, call two cabs from the shipyard main office and begin our hour plus commute back to the apartmentandlt;br /andgt;17:00- showers, dinner and evening activities commenceandlt;hr width=’100’/andgt;andlt;div align=’center’andgt;andlt;tableandgt;andlt;trandgt;andlt;tdandgt;andlt;