Travel Blogs from Hat Yai, Thailand

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How Not To Get To Malaysia, Phatthalung, Thailand travel blog

How Not To Get To Malaysia

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... to get into Malaysia. What we thought and what actually happened were, as usual, very different things. You couldn't get a train to Hat Yai until 6AM, and a bus was quite expensive. Worse than that, a bus from the train station to the bus station was ...

Hat Yai, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Hat Yai

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Hat Yai. What a dump. We flew here from Bangkok, which was a real treat. Although sadly no exciting plane food for me. Hat Yai was full of people camping out overnight, so they could leave and re-enter Thailand to renew their Thai visas. So devoid of ...

Across the border, Had Yai, Southern Thailand, Thailand travel blog

Across the border

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Krabi, Koh Lanta and Hat Yai, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Krabi, Koh Lanta and Hat Yai

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... ever had. The room is all seventies original furnishings, right down to the light shades and chocolate brown bathroom suite. Outside, Hat Yai appears to be the Bedford Rascal Pick-up Capital of the world. There's thousands, all converted to taxi ...

Mini bus across the Southern Thai border, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Mini bus across the Southern Thai border

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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That's Thai for 'Holy shit it's spicy!', Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

That's Thai for 'Holy shit it's spicy!'

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... . And unbeknownst to us, it wasn't a direct bus either. Two hours we ended up 150km off course in the bustling metropolis of Hat Yai, with three more hours to kill. As instructed by the travel agent, "you go lunch now". Deciding on a street eatery was ...

Monkey Shit Fight!!! A.K.A. Thai transport sucks!!, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Monkey Shit Fight!!! A.K.A. Thai transport sucks!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... us to a hole in the wall shop that had a million people it seemed sitting around waiting for buses to various places in Thailand and Malaysia....this was the Holiday company office. It was INSANE, just a complete caotic mess! We were given stickers with ...

Backpacking - it's not always a beautiful day, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Backpacking - it's not always a beautiful day

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... the brightly lit neon signs, all in Thai, not a hint of English. We knew we were in a part of Thailand that wasn't frequented by gringos. Hat Yai hadn't been intentional. Our original plan was to travel much farther up the Malay Peninsula to Chumphon. ...

Almost in Malaysia, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Almost in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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... , tourist spread Places Visited: Bangkok, Koh Toa, Chong Mek, Chang Mai, Pai, Lampang, Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Surrathani, Hat Yai, Songalokolok Days Visited: 38-Days Budget: GBP 9.01 per day per person (1GBP=72Baht) Total Distance travelled: ...

The Main Land, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

The Main Land

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... drivers and get mad if you try to go with someone else even thoughn you didn't say you would go with them. They will follow you. Hat Yai is a town you stay in when you're trying to get somewhere else. It is cool though and they have a giant mall with ...

Gotta love those markets, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Gotta love those markets

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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... nation, though i wouldn't yet go as far as saying I'm proud to be English!        Anyway, Hat Yai was another place i liked, again there's nothing to do there but it has some gigantic markets, so obviously I'm happy there, ...

Bus journey, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Bus journey

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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Malaysia here we come...., Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Malaysia here we come....

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... not too far from the east coast, Hua Hin being three,four, hours from Bangkok and by six in the morning we will have reached Hat Yai. Our last few hours in Thailand but excited to reach Malaysia - been looking forward to this for a long time..... !!! ...

Hat Yai - churze Zwüschestopp, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Hat Yai - churze Zwüschestopp

A travel blog entry by toubi-anscha

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nur 1 nacht hemer i dere sehr malayisch aghuchte stadt verbracht. ussert de vilne ässens- und wareständ isch eus keis highlight ufgfalle. vil chinese hets und daher vil restaurants wo haifischflosse-suppe abütet. jede wo de film shark ...

Impression on Hat Yai, Songkla!, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Impression on Hat Yai, Songkla!

A travel blog entry by pploi

... , is BIG here. Dancers danced wilder than in Bangkok. The money kept flowing in from everywhere, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand. Men came from everywhere just to see girls in bikinis. Actually, after a while of meditation, seeing this kind ...

"Home Base"

A travel blog entry by mikeandjen

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... the feeling of familiarity. A place where you can call "Home Base". On Friday we took a 14.5hour train ride to Hat Yai, Thailand.  Because our train didn't leave until the evening, we had a "sleeper car" - a train car lined with beds ...

Church on Saturday....Worshiping in HatYai, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Church on Saturday....Worshiping in HatYai

A travel blog entry by braverhund

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Here are some pictures from Church service at the SDA church in Hat Yai. I'm Missouri Synod Lutheran, but I could relate to the love these worshipers showed. It's neat because although 95% of the congregation is Fillipino, there are some Thai's worhsiping ...

Passing through on our way to Malaysia, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Passing through on our way to Malaysia

A travel blog entry by teambrazier

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... order to get to Malaysia it was a 2 day journey. The first day was a 6 hour bus trip to Hat Yai. Hat Yai is situated in the deep south of Thailand. We were really concerned as all reports we had read were that this place was very dangerous. Mainly due to ...

Off to Hay Yai, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Off to Hay Yai

A travel blog entry by neoporcupine

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Some Pics, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Some Pics

A travel blog entry by champa

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Have a Lovely w/end ...

HatYai, HatYai, Thailand travel blog

HatYai

A travel blog entry by time

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Southeast Asia in the process of being absorbed, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Southeast Asia in the process of being absorbed

A travel blog entry by dalemountford

... - which is a large protected area of rainforest - the oldest in the world apparently... which was nothing short of breathtaking. Then headed up to Kota Bahru and crossed the border into Thailand where I head north to indulge in lots of scuba ...

Bye bye Thailand, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Bye bye Thailand

A travel blog entry by caz_sykes

So, it is with a heavy heart we leave Thailand where we have had such a blast. Stopped off for a very short while in Hat Yai, to change buses on our way to the Malaysian-Thai border. In the last month (can't believe it's been that long), we have seen ...

Back to... THAILAND BABY!, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Back to... THAILAND BABY!

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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... my passport was on there.  Anyway it did return, and all my stuff was untouched so I was relieved.  We pulled into Hat Yai right on time, another difference from the Indian trains.  I found a nice hotel for us to stay with ease and then ...

Interlude: journey to Georgetown, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Interlude: journey to Georgetown

A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes

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... buildings were in disrepair, even more so than other Thai cities, all of which have large-scale deprivation to varying levels. Hat Yai is situated in the Songkhla province, which has for some time been at the centre of Islamic separatist movements ...

Hat Yai, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Hat Yai

A travel blog entry by ivorandkate

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Back to Hat Yai, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Back to Hat Yai

A travel blog entry by rgw...

... . Later went for a stroll and had a drink at some bar I visited previously. 3 or 4 bombs had been set off in Hat Yai a week ago by some muslim group wanting independence for a couple of the southern states of the country where the population is mainly ...

Hat Yai (Thailand) Day 149 (16th Oct), Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Hat Yai (Thailand) Day 149 (16th Oct)

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

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... slow down for and also the military where around quite a bit and stopped our bus to check for weapons, but no problems. I arrived in Hat Yai really tired from the bus jopurney, dying to go to sleep (just like the time in Kuta, Bali). I contemplated ...

Hat Yai Day 150 (17th October), Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Hat Yai Day 150 (17th October)

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

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Today I decided to stroll around the unassuming, working town of Hat Yai. Its off the beaten backpacker trail a bit, probably because its a random place to visit, but I wanted to break from the normal places in Thailand as I will end up visiting many ...

1 boat and 4 busses in 1 day..., Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

1 boat and 4 busses in 1 day...

A travel blog entry by tripinasia

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