Travel Blogs from Trat Province, Thailand

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Koh Chang, Koh Chang, Thailand travel blog

Koh Chang

A travel blog entry by yelkins

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... (at least that’s what we told ourselves) this meant one thing. Thai massage. Walking the streets of Bangkok we noticed Thailand wasn’t short on massage parlours, it wasn’t short on seedy parlours either. Koh Chang was the same, driving ...

Last of Bang Bao, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Last of Bang Bao

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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It's with a heavy heart we leave this place.  We've enjoyed it very much, made some great friends.  Wish we could stay longer.  There's so much of the island that we didn't see as well as neighbouring islands to visit.  Could probably ...

Rubber or Lubber?, Trat Province, Thailand travel blog

Rubber or Lubber?

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Venturing off the island and back to the mainland to meet Pipat clutching the directions he wrote to me. We were to go to the Tamichand pier, but it seemed to be the exact same place that we came in on. Oh well, I guess the worst would be that our taxi ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Sunburn, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Sunburn

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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When I lived in Scotland I had forgotten that the sun existed. Since being in Thailand, I realize that this was a myth. I have found the sun again, and it has bitten me – badly.  Children, wear your freaking sunscreen (and a t-shirt while ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Spice, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Spice

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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I like spice. Feel the burn. Love the burn. Endorphins are great! ...

Underwater Adventures, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Underwater Adventures

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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I've figured out that the best way to deal with the heat: water. Not just showers, although the cold water feels nice (why would anyone want hot showers here!), but you're sticky again as soon as you dry off. Swimming is a different matter. You're in ...

Paradise Found!, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Paradise Found!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Well, at least for us...Back away from all the bustle, we've arrived in a private stretch of  shoreline with nothing between us and beyond.  Little rustic beach huts are a jungle walk away from the main area and are perched up on a cliff top. ...

Cooking Class, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Cooking Class

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Brian's decided to sign up for a 3 day diving package, so I've gone off to do some cooking. I love Thai food and actually cook it quite frequently (especially after I found the Thai supermarket on Dalry Road). It seems quite simple to cook, but I just ...

So Long Beaches, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

So Long Beaches

A travel blog entry by maxandclare

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Koh Chang was our last little glimpse of tropical paradise living before we returned to Bangkok and then home. We stayed in a beach hut again, and again we had a short walk to the beach, but little in the way of amenities. Unless bugs and geckos are ...

Ko Chang och Ko Samet, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Ko Chang och Ko Samet

A travel blog entry by olofochemma

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... Senare gick vi ner till stranden och hade en supermysig kväll med öl, vattenpipa och klassisk underhållning a la turist-Thailand. Dagen efter hoppade vi på ännu en minibuss och åkte till en mindre ö, Ko Samet, ...

50 Shades of Green, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

50 Shades of Green

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Emerald, lime, pea, chartreuse, jade...how many shades can you name? A direct correlation existed between the distance we travelled away from Bangkok and the amount of vegetation there was. At first, it was just the odd tree planted. Then the far ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Vomit, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Vomit

A travel blog entry by 2totango

When your wife starts to unexpectedly vomit in a train station in Bangkok.  Take the opportunity to turn around and watch the reactions of another culture.  You can learn a lot about a culture by their reactions to a woman vomiting in ...

Koh Chang, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Koh Chang

A travel blog entry by mclark65

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Up at the crack of dawn to pack last minute things.. Left my bulky travel books and a few t shirts as I'll be buying new in Pattaya. The books I now have on e books on Ipad. Oxanna bless her was also up early and made me a coffee before her staff turned ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Pizza, Trat Province, Thailand travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Pizza

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Why did I come on a world-wide tour with my wife? To make pizza on a rubber tree plantation! Now making pizza on a rubber tree plantation is not easy. In most cases, it entails using something other than a conventional oven. In this case a small ...

Food on a Rubber Tree Farm, Trat Province, Thailand travel blog

Food on a Rubber Tree Farm

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Thailand is an amazing country that can provide so much food for itself.  Wherever you go there's coconut trees, banana trees, mangos, etc. - all just out in the open.  As a result, food is very cheap as there's not a high demand for it, most ...

Monkey See Monkey Do, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Monkey See Monkey Do

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Took a short little kayak around outside out secluded bay to 'monkey point'. Brian had passed this the other day after diving and said there were hoards of monkeys. We knew there were quite a few in our area as we've seen them along the beach and near ...

Bran's Travel Tips:  Growth, Bang Bao, Thailand travel blog

Bran's Travel Tips: Growth

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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When you get to warm climates, you may discover that your hair and fingernails grow at an exorbitant rate. So to combat this, you might want to take a page out of the Thai Lady Boy's hand book and use a bit of hormone replacement therapy. Not only ...

Thailand - the final destination, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - the final destination

A travel blog entry by sarahstead

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Hi everyone, Thought I'd write you a little blog from Thailand. I'm currently sat on a bus on the way to the coast to get a ferry to the island of Ko Chang for a final bit of sunshine. It takes about 5hours so seemed like a good time to write. Last time I ...

Relax, Refuel, Revive, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Relax, Refuel, Revive

A travel blog entry by ecour0404

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... not native to the island. It is called that because it is shaped like an elephants head. It is the second largest island in Thailand. It is stunning. From the moment I stepped foot here I was in love. It is a living picture; Lush green mountains ...

Koh Mak, Ko Chang District, Thailand travel blog

Koh Mak

A travel blog entry by mclark65

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Not much sleep, lots of barking from dogs fighting, loads of stray dogs here, huge cull needed!!... At one point I even thought I heard an Elephant roaring! Up at 6, showered and out for some breakfast,, bungalow right next to an Elephant Zoo!..... ...

Ko Chang, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Ko Chang

A travel blog entry by tanja92

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Nach 4 Tagen Bangkok ging es dann MIT Malcolm nach Ko Chang. Eine kleine Insel im Osten von Thailand. Unser Resort wurde von einem Schweizer geleitet und somit war der Standart deutlich höher als in den sonstigen Unterkünften. Wir hatten einen schönen ...

At Koh Chang, Koh Chang, Thailand travel blog

At Koh Chang

A travel blog entry by stefanoandrea

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... 's, bananas, papayas and dragon fruits here. We drink banana shake almost everyday. It is so tasty and we cannot imagine Thailand without banana shake anymore. Thai are budhists. They believe in karma. They think they should do their best in order to ...

Entspannen auf Koh Chang, Ko Chang Tai, Thailand travel blog

Entspannen auf Koh Chang

A travel blog entry by timoj

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... Wasser und keine Algen oder Dreck im Meer. Unsere Entspannung konnte so nicht erschüttert werden und wir genossen die letzten Tage in Thailand. Außerdem aßen wir fleißig thailändische Küche, denn die würden wir so bald nicht mehr auskosten ...

Paradies auf Erden, Koh Chang, Thailand travel blog

Paradies auf Erden

A travel blog entry by saphirchen

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Sind gestern in Koh Chang angekommen, die fahrt war laenger als gedacht, statt der versprochenen 4 Stunden hat es 8 gedauert, aber es hat sich definitiv gelohnt. Ich bin vom lauten, bunten vollem Bangkok geradewegs im Paradies gelandet. Man muss sich ...

Beach hut, beach BBQs, beach bums!, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Beach hut, beach BBQs, beach bums!

A travel blog entry by nozwhitts

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After leaving the luxury of Furama, we headed towards Whitesands beach to find ourselves a little beach bungalow about five paces from the sand. We stayed here for three nights and enjoyed lazing on the beach followed by fish BBQ dinners on the sand. ...

Paradise, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by nozwhitts

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As soon as we walked into the open air lobby, we knew this was going to be a treat after being patient and nurse (male obviously) for three weeks! From the minute they handed us cool towels, a cocktail and traditional flowers, Kate knew she had chosen ...

Bang Bao - a village on stilts, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Bang Bao - a village on stilts

A travel blog entry by nozwhitts

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It was a stormy morning the day we had decided to leave for Bang Bao. Luckily, when we arrived, the rain had subsided long enough for us to find accommodation on the pier. The pier had all sorts of shops, homes, restaurants and guesthouses so it was an ...

Another week of beach BBQs on Whitesands, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Another week of beach BBQs on Whitesands

A travel blog entry by nozwhitts

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We headed to Whitesands Beach via the hospital (it was so posh that we thought it was a hotel)! After inconclusive tests, the doctor gave Kate yet more drugs, all for extortionate prices! Which she dutifully took all week, the only side effect being ...

Swimming with baby elephants!, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Swimming with baby elephants!

A travel blog entry by nozwhitts

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Hannah, Kate's sister, recommended KB Resort in Kai Bai because it had a nice swimming pool, which it did. When we arrived, we went for a stroll along the beach and spotted baby elephants swimming with people in the sea. It looked like fun, so we ...

R & R on Lonely Beach, Lonely Beach, Koh Chang, Thailand travel blog

R & R on Lonely Beach

A travel blog entry by lynanddon

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The island of Koh Chang is about 5 hours east of Bangkok. It's considered one of the last places where you can experience the old style of great beach, reasonably priced food and cheap accommodation. Development on the island didn't start until 2000 so ...

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