Travel Blogs from Khon Kaen, Thailand

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Miss KKU, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Miss KKU

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... home of somtam and sticky rice which I had to agree was pretty good here. Leaving Jojo at Khon Kaen University I spotted a sign for a Miss Khon Kaen University competition and also wished I was a student in Thailand when I was at university ...

Half Way Back Again, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Half Way Back Again

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... and then onto Khon Kaen to take Jojo back to his university. Was bought some green tea with honey thing for a drink in Khon Kaen which I remember gagging on in Japan thinking it tasted not too far off washing up liquid with this one also tasting ...

Golden temple!, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Golden temple!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 115 ; Awoke on the train at about the time we where ment to reach our stop (nice and early as usual,had woken up at half four) they train had apparently been stopped for a while and we where still four hours away, there had been an accident some ...

Steve of the Jungle, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Steve of the Jungle

A travel blog entry by sjmigdol

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... Google map of the country and asked a Thai-speaking man to tell me what the name of the town was. I booked a train ticket to Khon Kaen immediately, and last night was on my way. Soon after getting aboard the train, I met a French couple named Marianne ...

Sexpats and Song, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Sexpats and Song

A travel blog entry by disoriented

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The trip from Chiang Rai in Northwest Thailand to Khon Kaen in Northeast Thailand involved 13 long hours of sitting on a crappy bus and being forced to listen to horrible Thai pop music. Because, like all Thai buses, ours was late getting into Khon ...

Connect 4 with hookers: A spiritual journey, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Connect 4 with hookers: A spiritual journey

A travel blog entry by jamesascott1

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... could be granted. And so it was, we arrived in Cambodia. It was a bit of a culture shock following the relatively developed Thailand however I had been there four years ago so knew sort of what to expect. The other thing that became really obvious was how ...

Sausages, no thanks!, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Sausages, no thanks!

A travel blog entry by mikeandjen

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Hello to all our fellow readers,   We left Phi Mai yesterday and headed North to Khon Kaen.  It was a bumpy 5 hour train ride and 1.5 hour bus ride, but well worth it.    Although we just arrived here in KK yesterday, we'll be ...

Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Khon Kaen

A travel blog entry by kylebroda

Khon Kaen - Isan.... cool place but strange - its really good to learn thai here because there arent any other foreigners around and even though this is a really beautiful place , tourist never make it out here and whenever you see a foreigner its always ...

Like greased lightning!, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Like greased lightning!

A travel blog entry by ellatienefuego

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... weekend, it's actually a mere 30 mins/10$ by taxi to the border from our house. Easy peasy. We then headed to the unusual destination of Khon Kaen in the North East for ...da da dah!! I can't do this any other way than burst it out so here it is I AM ...

Scambodia, Spa Days and Ladyboy birthday parties, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Scambodia, Spa Days and Ladyboy birthday parties

A travel blog entry by jamesascott1

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... must though and after a 12 hour journey and one night in Bangkok we headed to the locals bus station to get a bus to Khon Kaen, a North Eastern student city with absolutely no tourists but a great relaxed vibe. It would be a good stopover for a couple of ...

Water Festival!, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Water Festival!

A travel blog entry by bjkat81

... , and you are appreciating that fact as you hop on the back of a friend's pickup truck as he motors around the city of Khon Kaen, crawling through the streets in a massive parade/water fight. Imagine being in the back of a pickup truck with ten other ...

Culture Shock !, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Culture Shock !

A travel blog entry by seabream

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... Louise and the boys with photos enclosed, the joy at seeing Mr T, the impact of this huge endeavour as I scanned the outskirts of Khon Kaen through the taxi windows, this was not the UK, this was not Australia, a world apart. This was a challenge to ...

Learning from the best: My week with Gary B, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Learning from the best: My week with Gary B

A travel blog entry by jamesascott1

... accepted into their gang as they gave me a sticker with their patch on it. I am now part of the Lone Brothers Motorcycle Club of Khon Kaen. I can't really put it in my golf so, mum, it looks like i'll be buying a chopper. Afterwards we went out with Dave ...

Trip to Northern Thailand, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Trip to Northern Thailand

A travel blog entry by bringol

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20 June 2009 Had a leisurely morning, this date, in preparation for out trip to the North. We departed Bangkok at 2000 hours for a long, slow train ride to Khon Kaen. ...

Off to Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Off to Khon Kaen

A travel blog entry by neoporcupine

To help the ...

Dam Dam Dam!!!, Ubonrat Dam Khon Kaen , Thailand travel blog

Dam Dam Dam!!!

A travel blog entry by seabream

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... famous Johnny Cash song (work it out!) We are in a timber cabin for a couple of days at Ubonrat Dam about an hour from Khon Kaen. We are overlooking the vast lake, eating alfresco at sunset and sharing our evening with Gordon the Gekko and his tribe, the ...

Weiße Herren mit Thai-Frauen, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Weiße Herren mit Thai-Frauen

A travel blog entry by zwanzigdreizehn

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... im Bus mal wieder herrlich zeigt. Irgendwie schaffen wir es trotzdem nochmal einzuschlafen, bis wir dann gegen halb 8 in Khon Kaen eintreffen. Die trotz allem noch etwas ausgestorbene Unistadt ist laut Reiseführer die „heimliche Hauptstadt“ ...

Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Khon Kaen

A travel blog entry by heinvm

Khon ...

Sauterelles grillees etc, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Sauterelles grillees etc

A travel blog entry by duriandurian

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... Un ermite a construit des statues massives en beton de toutes les divinites hindoues et bouddhistes dans un jardin. La prochaine etape etait Khon Kaen, principale ville du nord-est de la Thailande. Jicki est venue me prendre a la gare et on a commence ...

Dried pond weed, yum yum, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Dried pond weed, yum yum

A travel blog entry by 50odd

28th April 2009 A Hotel in Phon, Thailand Very hot and sweaty Yesterday: Udon Thani - Khon Kaen (125 kms) Today: Khon Kaen - Phon (80 kms) We seem to be doing really well on grotty hotels in Thailand at the moment. The Kings in ...

Sleep Sleep Sleep !, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Sleep Sleep Sleep !

A travel blog entry by seabream

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...  fare in UK. A visit to Wat Nong Waeng temple was to be my introduction to Buddhism in Thailand. A remarkable sight on 9 floors with views over Khon Kaen, the haunting sound of bells blowing in the wind, a place of peace and serenity with ...

Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Khon Kaen

A travel blog entry by carlosb1978

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... we decided to stop off halfway down the northeast of Thailand to break up the travelling at a place called Khon Kaen. It has Thailand's largest university so the city and the people are clued up and the city is certainly moving forwards. We ...

Happy Birthday King!, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Happy Birthday King!

A travel blog entry by stephaniedianne

... a whim, and was rewarded. Khon Kaen is a small city of about 100,000. Dec 5 is the King of Thailand's birthday, which coincided with the "Friendship alliance" festival of Khon Kaen. So there was a massive fair and celebration going on in the town ...

Khao wineries & national park, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Khao wineries & national park

A travel blog entry by fredtrip

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I left Bangkok by train to reach one of Thailand's wine regions, 2h North East of Bangkok. The vineyards are surrounded by hills offering a splendid landscape and the wines are quite good! Since it was about 4pm when I finished the wine tasting, I ...

Day 49: The longest day..., Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Day 49: The longest day...

A travel blog entry by asphalt_pilgrim

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... ; as well as the ice cream stall outside. About an hour and we were back on the bus to head into the middle of Khon Kaen and a huge (9 floored) Buddhist temple. There were many relics to see around it and photos were permitted so I snapped away. The view ...

the village people, Khoen Khien, Thailand travel blog

the village people

A travel blog entry by nealinthailand

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... doubts about the anti christ walking the earth, i assure you he is alive and well and entering his toddler years in central thailand. yuy's brother lives upstairs with his wife (who speaks excellent english) and their anti christ child. ok to be fair, ...

Land van de eeuwige glimlach :-), Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

Land van de eeuwige glimlach :-)

A travel blog entry by hansenimke

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... alleen genoten van de tempels, maar ook van de schattige schoolkindjes die hun Engels wilden oefenen met ons. Vandaag hebben we Khon Kaen verkend. Een plaats in het oosten waar nauwelijks toeristen komen, maar die wel behoorlijk modern is in bepaalde ...

Toast,

Toast, "wired" monks, and shopping

A travel blog entry by acquaviva

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... as universities struggle to increase their numbers of nursing school applicants. After breakfast, we went to the Buddhist temple (wat) in Khon Kaen. We paid a small amount of money to a child tour guide who spoke English, but then toured the temple ...

The power of branding, Khon Kaen, Thailand travel blog

The power of branding

A travel blog entry by acquaviva

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... a goofy America cluelessly serenades people of different religions with a gospel folk hymn. So far, I've subjected Buddhists from Thailand, China and Bhutan and Hindus from India to my sorry rendition of Amazing Grace.  Fortunately, the people from ...

"I would say you are transvestite, yes?"

A travel blog entry by acquaviva

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... program. And a clinician training program. And advanced techniques in gynecological surgery. And ideally a CD containing photos from Thailand of horrifically disfigured genitals afflicted with STIs.  Is this something I can help them with? (4) The ...

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