Travel Blogs from Cha-am, Thailand

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Aahhh, the joy: Denver to Thailand in 8 easy steps, Ko Samet, Thailand travel blog

Aahhh, the joy: Denver to Thailand in 8 easy steps

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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Well, this is lovely: another warm, humid, tropical morning on the island of Ko Samet (in the Gulf of Thailand southeast-ish of Bangkok), sitting here listening to the surf and the insects chirping happily away in the surrounding national park (and the ...

School trip, Cha'am, Thailand travel blog

School trip

A travel blog entry by loesdeparade

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... in 1860. (And what do we get? A bouquet of flowers. Just saying.) Finally, at 5 pm we arrived at Cha'am but -as we are in Thailand- our arrangements didn't go as planned. Apparently, our 'house' had been overbooked so our students had to sleep in ...

Bangkok and More, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok and More

A travel blog entry by generalj

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... . Yeah when I write in here I think of all you reading this. You were probably getting a little bored of my writing about boring ol Thailand so I thought I'd slip some jokes in there, keep you all on your feet. Plus I feel I owe it to you since I have not ...

Lost in Cha-am, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Lost in Cha-am

A travel blog entry by julie131

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... ; Betina and I went for Hua Hin on the local bus (about 30p for the trip) then both fell asleep!!!  Only just waking in Cha-am!!!  The I realised I didn't know where to be picked up, but it all turned out ok so no worrying Mum!!! We had a new ...

Thai Bum Day, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Thai Bum Day

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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This day is a bum day, swim, eat, sleep, swim, eat, sleep, eat, eat and eat. Tom yum... phad thai... oh, my favorite cow neow (sticky rice) with mango, kawa (guava), and all those monosyllabic, multitonal thai names for their food. I already miss ...

Back to the Beginning, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Back to the Beginning

A travel blog entry by generalj

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... in the evening and take a 2 or 3 hour bus ride to Cha-am to VIP condo chain where i live now. i slept most the way to Cha-am so i dunno what Bangkok to Cha-am looks like. really different from what i saw. some people like tin huts on the side of the ...

National Park in Thailand, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

National Park in Thailand

A travel blog entry by generalj

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... wanted to start it and add some pics for everyone to see. So the latest pictures and adventure are from this weekend at this Thailand National Park, I went with Lauren, Jonathan, Amy, Christine, Mac, and myself. We camped out and took a truck ride at ...

Hello Thailand, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Hello Thailand

A travel blog entry by macstuiver

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... we were in last night, got on the computer and after about 1 hour decided to take the 15:35 train down south, stay in a lovely hotel in cha Am and then see from there. So off went, back to the hotel to get ready to go.  All of us were starving and as ...

Same Same, Petchaburi, Thailand travel blog

Same Same

A travel blog entry by hudsondino

... monkeys (some of them chained up!!) and a distinct eeriness to the place meant we decided to head back down. The cities in Thailand so far have all been very similar. The shops, the buildings, the vehicles make each city lack distinction. We went to the ...

Cha-am, Thailand, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Cha-am, Thailand

A travel blog entry by thebarnabybear

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Barnaby and his friends arrived safely in Cha-am . While they were there they went to see a live music show. During the show Barnaby convinced them to join the ...

The good stuff, Cha Am, Thailand travel blog

The good stuff

A travel blog entry by jtw000

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... end of the country. Finally I made it into Hua Hin, familiar territory and followed the long road down through the town to Cha Am beach where the hotel was. I was pretty exhausted and the gel seat was really unbelievably uncomfortable. A guy came up to ...

The arrival of Phil., Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

The arrival of Phil.

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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... time looking for employment in Norway. No luck and he was missing Mam, so he travelled to Denmark, got some money and returned to Thailand. He and she went through a ceremony and he is now living with her, her 10 year old son,  her 8 year old ...

Cha am Beach, Cha am, Thailand travel blog

Cha am Beach

A travel blog entry by mattmcgivern

... great weather we are having. It is in the high 30's everyday which is great!! However i am turning into one giant freckle! Cha am was a busy beach town packed full of Thai families on weekend breaks zipping along the shore on Banana boats and jet ...

Re-learning how to relax in Old Cha Am, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Re-learning how to relax in Old Cha Am

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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Now we have met Phil and Mam the pressure is off and we feel relaxed meeting up for Phils birthday so................. ....all we have to do is to chat about our last few days here in Asia and our return to Bangkok for our flight home. Day started ...

Time on the beach, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Time on the beach

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

Today we went on the beach as quite hot and need to see the sea. Phil joined us during the morning. The beach was deserted but as soon as we sat down we were surrounded by sellers. However they all know us and are desperate to get us to buy ...

Buckets!, Ko Samet, Thailand travel blog

Buckets!

A travel blog entry by cockles

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Four hours in a cramped mini bus and 40 minutes on a ferry and we arrived in the little island of Ko Samet. Despite being messy and over-priced we had a great few days chilling out on the beach, partaking in a bit of jet-skiing and getting completely ...

On to Cha-am Beach, Petchaburi - A province south, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

On to Cha-am Beach, Petchaburi - A province south

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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... wants to leave after getting a bit dehydrated. Everyone is clamoring for the beach......where's the beach? And off we go! We reached Cha-am just before dark then had our sidewalk dinner at Hua Hin. Cha-am and Hua Hin beaches are more known as the ...

Things that float: markets, jelly fish and Emily, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Things that float: markets, jelly fish and Emily

A travel blog entry by christine.m

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... on since being here, it was no problem and I was even able to dose off for 20-30 minutes. 3 hours later, we arrived in Cha-am. Dropped off on a random street we whipped out our Thai phrase book and asked where the beach was. Only about a kilometer walk ...

Ao Tub Tim, Ko Samet, Thailand travel blog

Ao Tub Tim

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

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We spent 4 days on the island of Ko Samet...doing very little. The beaches were your classic postcard - white sands & clear blue water. We met a another frenchman this time called Stefan from Nice, he speaks good english which I suspect is from summers ...

Vodka slushies and a lot of public transportation, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Vodka slushies and a lot of public transportation

A travel blog entry by christine.m

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... terasse... basically it was all open and mostly just under a bamboo roof and could seat maybe 25 people. As I already explained, Cha-Am is mainly a destination for Thais on holidays, not foreigners, so everything was written in Thai and nobody spoke any ...

Home is getting nearer, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Home is getting nearer

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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13th August Very little happened today. We had a visit from Phil......still trying to work out the benefits of being tied up with a Thai extended family! Temperature today was 94 according to the pool thermometer. Highest so far has been 103 and too ...

Two tired travellers decide to stay put., Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Two tired travellers decide to stay put.

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

Before breakfast today we decided to see if the hotel would do us a deal to stay in Cha Am for another 6 nights and hopefully in our room. Hels decided that after breakfast it was my turn to go and negotiate a deal. Off I went and sorted out that the ...

Last Day in Cha Am, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Last Day in Cha Am

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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We actually got off our butts and ordered some bikes to ride around Cha Am. Hels now barters for everything and refused to pay 120 baht for the bikes....eventually settling for 100 baht for 2 bikes for 3 hours....poor chap was very confused but agreed to ...

Queen Sirikit's Birthday, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Queen Sirikit's Birthday

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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... blog if anything out of the ordinary occurs. Today is the Birthday celebrations of the Queen of Thailand.....Queen Sirikit. All over Cha Am at different hotels and monuments around the town, the Thais have built small ceremonial stages covered ...

Cha-am, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Cha-am

A travel blog entry by vera_und_alex

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... sie viel zu sehr damit beschäftigt, möglichst viel Geld von dir zu bekommen, dass alles andere vergessen wurde. Hier in Cha-am wird man als Tourist sowieso kaum abgezockt, da hier eigentlich nur Thais Urlaub machen. Am Wochenende kommen Tausende aus ...

Cha-am / Hua Hin, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Cha-am / Hua Hin

A travel blog entry by vera_und_alex

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Off to Cha Am with no Booking.....Oops., Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

Off to Cha Am with no Booking.....Oops.

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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... in the bar and had a nice dance to the man playing the piano......just the two of us there. Off for early night. Oh!!!! Cha Am is a beach resort and old fishing village. The beach side is open and not developed so easy to walk from hotel, across the ...

Cha'aming, Cha'am, Thailand travel blog

Cha'aming

A travel blog entry by thehog

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... a Chang beer, I soaked up the sun and watched an odd Thai bloke looking for treasure with his metal detector. Cycling further to south Cha'am beach I wandered around as the skies darkened. On my way back to drop the bike off with the vendor, the ...

I'm here!, Cha-am, Thailand travel blog

I'm here!

A travel blog entry by bree650

Well, I'm here in thailand. I got here yesterday at 1a.m. and a girl was waiting for me from Webster. We went to a hotel, but everyone else was on a flight ahead of me so they went directly to Hua Hin. I stayed in the hotel until the girl came back to get ...

Hair pulling, animal loving and partying, Cha'am, Thailand travel blog

Hair pulling, animal loving and partying

A travel blog entry by helenoreilly

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... much harm and that if I can handle that I can handle them in general - don't worry not going to get over-friendly, but am much calmer when dealing with them all now. Working at the centre is amazing. Getting up in the morning has even been bearable! ...

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