AsiaThailand 12 Moments Every Backpacker Experiences in Thailand by Backpackr Sep 1, 2016, 4:34 pm 3,302 Views 1. When you encounter your first Ladyboy 2. When you encounter your first squat toilet 3. When you rent a scooter with no previous experience and use your passport as collateral 4. When you realize the food is spicier than you anticipated 5. When you pretend you can understand Thai 6. When they try to give you a bag and straw for your beer at 7 Eleven 7. When someone tells you they’re going to take the overnight bus/train journey from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani 8. When you see a bum gun for the first time and not sure what it’s used for 9. When you first see “sky lanterns” during Loy Krathong 10. When you discover buckets of alcohol 11. When a local first greets you with a “Wai” 12. When you realize it’s time to go home and you’re going to miss this wonderful country Comments See more Previous article Not All Who Wander Are Lost Next article 17 Moments Every Backpacker Experiences (Part 2) Written by Backpackr Backpackr is a social app which connects like minded travellers around the world. Find people to travel with before and during your trip. You can find us on Facebook or check out our website.