Travel Blogs from Ban Mae Nam, Thailand

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Staring at the Sun, Ban Mae Nam, Thailand travel blog

Staring at the Sun

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... King, etc) as we travelled. In Costa Rica and Peru it was Scotia Bank (a Canadian bank) everywhere we went, in Thailand it has been the appearance of Seven-Eleven stores, Boots the Chemist (British pharmaceutical store) and Tescos supermarkets. Our ...

Love is Blindness, Ban Mae Nam, Thailand travel blog

Love is Blindness

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... we could probably have filled a week here quite easily. Still, it was time to leave her behind and head for some of Thailand’s famed beaches. We flew from Chiang Mai to Bangkok where we had a few hours to kill before boarding the south-bound train. ...

Koh Samui....meh...., Mae Nam, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Koh Samui....meh....

A travel blog entry by razzthekid

... has already offered me a sofa!  Ace!  So that was a nice coincidence. Anyway - so i got to Samui & headed for Mae Nam because i have been advised to avoid the main strip due to Blackpool-itis!  So off i went... To be honest i had a ...

Jen goes back to school, Ban Mae Nam, Thailand travel blog

Jen goes back to school

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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... going to be away all week and they had forgotten to tell us! They have a very laid back approach to life, here in Thailand! Last Thursday I taught a beginners class at an accountancy firm (topic: my name is…., I come from…., I am ...

Ko Samui Reflections, Ban Mae Nam, Thailand travel blog

Ko Samui Reflections

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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So, we are at the point of having been on Ko Samui for four weeks and we are about to move on tomorrow morning to Malaysia. Our stay has been enjoyable to say the least, TP has managed to do very little but Jen has successfully completed her TEFL course ...

Big Buddha, Koh Samui, Ban Mae Nam, Thailand travel blog

Big Buddha, Koh Samui

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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One of Koh Samui’s bizarre sights is the Big Buddha Temple. As you may imagine, the central attraction here is the Big Buddha. However, there are also various shrines and other stuff. There is a huge emphasis on good fortune and you can, for only ...

Wasu Parties Hard... but he's a winner!, Ban Mae Nam, Thailand travel blog

Wasu Parties Hard... but he's a winner!

A travel blog entry by lucamow

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... English was very good for a young guy and he was very humble, being a buddist and all.  My friend James from Northern Thailand travelled up from the South of Thailand to meet me on Koh Samui to continue our epic biking adventures.  After a great ...

Moto Accident this morning, Ban Nam Dip, Thailand travel blog

Moto Accident this morning

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

A truck driven by a Thai in the left lane trying to execute a U Turn swung ahead of me in the right lane.  I T-boned the truck, moto had extensive damage.  My compliments to the Thai police.  The whole dialogue of the investigation was in ...

More farm pics, Ban Nam Dip, Thailand travel blog

More farm pics

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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Dave is a water genius. An engineer who grew alfalfa in Nevada, it comes naturally to him. I don't know if the pics show it, but what Dave did was to dig a ditch 2 feet deep and one foot wide paralell to the highest ground above the slope of the veg ...

Got  A Farm, Ban Nam Dip, Thailand travel blog

Got A Farm

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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Started 400 + tomato plants and 35 habaneros.  Farm is about 8 acres, with 60 pigs and 40 goats, tons and tons of rotted pig and goat manure. Enjoy the pics.  I will update this farm blog ...

The lunar cycle of Thai behavior, Ban Nam Dip, Thailand travel blog

The lunar cycle of Thai behavior

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... lane and about 4 moto lengths ahead of me decided that she wanted to change lanes so she slowed down and eased over clipping my toe.  Fortunately I had seen the crazy and was ready for it. Here are a few day in the life of Mae Sot pics with ...

Dengue Fever, Ban Nam Dip, Thailand travel blog

Dengue Fever

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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After 20 months in Asia my luck ran out and I contracted Dengue Fever on 8 July. If you have never had dengue fever (mosquito carried blood borne virus) I highly recommend against it.  The headache is indescribeable.  They treated me as ...

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