Travel Blogs from Nong Khai, Thailand

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concrete sculptures, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

concrete sculptures

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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After leaving Vientiane we bussed it over the Friendship bridge and into northern Thailand to a town called Nong Khai. We were excited to find out that this town was rated as one of the top ten places in the world to retire to, we knew we were in for a ...

Great Balls of Fire!!!, Phon Phisai, Thailand travel blog

Great Balls of Fire!!!

A travel blog entry by paul

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... was the best date to see the fire balls. Anyway, tomorrow we are going to Chaiyaphum and then we are heading on to Nong Khai. .......... At this point I expected that this wasn't going to be a long post. It'd just record the details of seeing ...

Buddhist and Hindu art go head to head..., Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Buddhist and Hindu art go head to head...

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... way back in India on the beaches!! Two happy people... So you can guess what we will be doing with the other cards now!! Nong khai wasn't quite the rural " picturesque riverbank" scene we had in mind - in fact the promenade there has probably had more ...

Nong Khai, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Nong Khai

A travel blog entry by aversc

On the way to Chiang Kong from Chiang Mai had a crazy driver. The scenery was beautiful. Terraced rice paddies next to blue mountain with mist on the top. The driver almost ran over a dog, but then swerved. I probably would have freaked out. But then ran ...

Angry Dogs w/ Large Penises Takin' It to the Man, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Angry Dogs w/ Large Penises Takin' It to the Man

A travel blog entry by trent

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... , I wasn't able to go diving on nearby Ko Tao last time so I wanted to do that as well. We decide to take the overnight train from Nong Khai (NK and Vientienne are only separated by a river) in Thailand so we have a few hours to kill. We read about this ...

Snakes On A Boat, Pak Beng, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Snakes On A Boat

A travel blog entry by haz14

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After rising from our slumbers far too early despite my reservations about the need to do so, myself, Nath and Matt bade farewell to Boris and were the first to arrive at the immigration office ready to cross the Mekong in to Laos.  After waiting an ...

Now My SHORTS Are Chafing Me, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Now My SHORTS Are Chafing Me

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

... we made it to the border just as I was beginning to think I might be done with tolerating him. After spending a night in Nong Khai, on the Thai side of the Mekong (which represents the border), we rented a(nother) scooter and headed out for a ...

On to Thailand, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

On to Thailand

A travel blog entry by derektrips

Took the night train from Nong Khai to Bangkok. It was very nice sleeping on the train. I left at 6:30pm and got to Bangkok at ...

Good Morning Isan, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Good Morning Isan

A travel blog entry by michaeldw13

Well it seems that if you are a Westerner in Northeast Thailand you become somewhat of an instant celebrity. Last Thursday and Friday night I had the pleasure of serving as the co-host for a radio show broadcast in Thai and English. A friend of the head ...

Sabai dee @ Isan Survivor, Phon Phisai, Thailand travel blog

Sabai dee @ Isan Survivor

A travel blog entry by jdehasque

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... aan de tempel trekken we door naar het centrum. Daar eten we opnieuw een uitgebreide maaltijd in een geweldig Vietnamees restaurantje. Nong Khai staat ook bekend om zijn 'Indochina market', waar ik een aantal leuke t-shirtjes op de kop kan tikken. ...

The Big One, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

The Big One

A travel blog entry by travelburnett

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... scenery - towering limestone cliffs - people coming back from the fields sitting / squatting and chatting. We roll together into the Nong Khai Riverside Resort over a wide Chinese-built bridge. Nice bamboo bungalows, good fan and shower.   Ant joins ...

English Teaching in Nong Khai, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

English Teaching in Nong Khai

A travel blog entry by michaeldw13

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... Buddha statue (actually carved out of jade not emerald). Sorry, wasn't allowed to take any pictures of it. I took the overnight train to Nong Khai on 17 Jan. Nong Khai is about 300 miles NE of Bangkok and situated on the Mekong River along the ...

Pak Beng to Huay Xai Day 200 (6th Dec), Pak Beng, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Pak Beng to Huay Xai Day 200 (6th Dec)

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

As we awoke from our heavy slumber we lugged our crap onto another wooden boat, this one marginally nicer than the previous one (Hannah commeting on how much nicer the toilets were). Another long journey (now 9 hours) was instore, an almost carbon copy ...

Ban Na Trek - no elephants, Ban Na, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Ban Na Trek - no elephants

A travel blog entry by schwate

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Sabadee, habe doch noch einen Trek gemacht, wir waren zwar nur zu zweit, aber dass war doch schon US$65 billiger als den Trek alleine zu machen:-) (Eine Kalifornierin, die beruflich wissenschaftliche Taucherin ist). Wir sind nach Ban Na gefahren, ...

Spurs 2 Wigan 2 (Still above the gooners!), Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Spurs 2 Wigan 2 (Still above the gooners!)

A travel blog entry by escapefromuk

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... about an hour, we managed to miss the town centre but found a very nice hotel called the Gold Lucky situated about 3 km from Nong Khai itself. Our room had cable tv and a private bathroom so we were laughing at just 3 pounds a night. The first night ...

Luang Prabang to Pak Beng Day 199 (5th Dec), Pak Beng, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Luang Prabang to Pak Beng Day 199 (5th Dec)

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

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We made our way to the bottom of Luang Prabang to the Mekong River, where we boarded our luxiourious (not!) slow boat to Pak Beng. The journey was a long and uncomfortable one with all of us sitting (or trying to sleep) on the hardfllor. Steve had been ...

Night Train to Bangkok, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Night Train to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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  Vientiane, Laos / Nong Khai, Thailand 20km Nong Khai to Bangkok: 674km Train #70 18:20 departure / 06:25 arrival (8:30AM actual)   We figured we needed to cross the border by 3PM to catch the 6:20P train. There is a morning train but we ...

Phob gan Mai, Isan Survivors!, Phon Phisai, Thailand travel blog

Phob gan Mai, Isan Survivors!

A travel blog entry by jdehasque

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... zou voorspellen met behulp van Tarotkaarten. Donderdag, 14 februari dan - Valentijnsdag. Bij gebrek aan een lief, trokken we samen naar Nong Khai voor een bezoekje aan het weeshuis en daar wat liefde uit te delen. Negen kindjes werden er opgevangen - ...

22 Hours On A Bus, 17 Hours In The Capital, Vientiene, Thailand travel blog

22 Hours On A Bus, 17 Hours In The Capital

A travel blog entry by appleandparsnip

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... but we eventually get to Vientiane. The Laos Capital is more like a chilled medium sized town along the banks of the Mekong with Thailand on the other side. We are all in a daze after the journey but managed to find accommodation and feed ourselves. We ...

einen Gang schneller, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

einen Gang schneller

A travel blog entry by gawe-ella

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... . Und so bin ich wieder mal einen Tag zu früh aufgebrochen. Ich Dodel.... So verbringe ich also einen Tag in Nong Khai, der Grenzstadt. Entlang des Mekongs gibt es eine quasi Promenade und jede Menge Lokale. Herrliche Delikatessen mit viel Lemongras und ...

Tuk-tuk miss?, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Tuk-tuk miss?

A travel blog entry by jennyshu

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... , I'm getting closer to my first intended destination! It's been a rough couple of days! I took the overnight train to Nong Khai in Thailand, the border town on the Thailand side. The train was a little late and I was really starting to lose steam ...

Lazy days on the Mekong..., Nong Kai, Thailand travel blog

Lazy days on the Mekong...

A travel blog entry by little_lisa

... an early lesson about getting ripped off by 'official' tourist agents!), I am now in a lovely little town in the North-East of Thailand, on the border with Laos. I'm staying in a great guest house, right on the banks of the grand Mekong river, which is ...

Nong Khai & Ayuthaya, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Nong Khai & Ayuthaya

A travel blog entry by lesurfr

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Nong Khai and ...

Sawadee Ka/Kaap Nong Khai!, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Sawadee Ka/Kaap Nong Khai!

A travel blog entry by sherbert

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(5pm) Flight from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport to Udon Thani Airport. Got minibus transfer directly to Nong Khai :D It's great to be back.Can't wait for Rob to meet my friends from Openmind Projects and show him where I used to cycle every day. Arrived at ...

Jour 16, Nong Khiaw, Thailand travel blog

Jour 16

A travel blog entry by btoo

... n'a pas été mangé durant la nuit par un serpent ou autres choses. 9H30 nous sautons dans le bateau qui nous mène à Nong Khiaw, 1h de voyage. Nous enchainons directement avec le bus pour Luang Prabang. Nous sommes accompagnés de Nico, Ben et Thomas, ...

Nong Khai, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Nong Khai

A travel blog entry by vickysd

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I'm in Nong Khai now, which is in the very north of Thailand, on the border with Laos.  I was actually supposed to leave two days ago to go to Sukhothai, but its so relaxing and I like it so much here that I've stayed longer than I intended ...

Tesco Lotus, Openmind Projects & the Floating Bar, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

Tesco Lotus, Openmind Projects & the Floating Bar

A travel blog entry by sherbert

Visited Tesco by Tuk-Tuk (20 Baht each :) to get Xmas pressies. Came back to Mutt Mee and hired bicycles! Rode along the Mekong to Palong Soi See to the office of Openmind Projects (http://www.openmindprojects.org/) and say hello! I picked up the card ...

Fundraising 'Thai-style' & Wat Phu Tok, Srivilai, Thailand travel blog

Fundraising 'Thai-style' & Wat Phu Tok

A travel blog entry by jdehasque

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... vangen; het oorspronkelijk idee was om (naast speelgoed en materiaal voor de scholen) een deel te schenken aan een weeshuisje in Nong Khai maar Jack begon over een tehuis voor jonge meisjes met 'gedragsproblemen' in Udon Thani. Velen onder hen zijn echter ...

delirious Hobo, Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

delirious Hobo

A travel blog entry by hanoitothecongo

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... train. The smile on my face is ear to ear.I know should sleep, but I don't want to miss a moment. Then its all over. Calls of "nong khai" ring through the train cars and its time to hobble off my hobo train.  Some where along the night I meet Kai. 40 ...

They said it was far more picturesque..., Nong Khai, Thailand travel blog

They said it was far more picturesque...

A travel blog entry by thewjgirls

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... ! A funny local bus, with more ventilation than should be legal, picked us up and off we went. We thought we would be in Nong Khai around 1:30 and everything was looking good, we pulled into a bus station for what we thought was a loo stop. We asked ...

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