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Royal Flora with a French and a Scottsman, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Royal Flora with a French and a Scottsman

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... celebrations of His Majesty's Accession to the Throne in 2006 and the 80th Birthday of His Majesty the King of Thailand in 2007.   Perfectly manicured lawns and beds of colorful flowers create an appeasing setting tainted by sausage stands and ice ...

Somewhere over SE Asia, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Somewhere over SE Asia

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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Technology is mesing with the flow of this travelogue! Most of my time so far has been on planes or subsumed by the IBM Project That Won't Go Away, so sorry for these odd iPod-transmitted posts. I'm now en route for Delhi via Bangkok. I spent my morning ...

Crouching Tiger.. not so hidden elephant, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Crouching Tiger.. not so hidden elephant

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... but we decided to follow him and take him up on his offer of free entry and 100 Baht (just under 2 quid) for a drink... expensive in Thailand but we decided it was fine seeing as we didn't have to pay entry.  We were let into a seedy little club with ...

Bright lights of Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bright lights of Bangkok

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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An Air India farce From Kathmandu we flew to Bangkok, via Delhi, for our next leg around S.E Asia, and we were clearly reminded why, environmental implications apart, we hated flying. We were flying Indian Airlines / Air India who, it seems, can’t ...

Ciao Ciao Chiang Mai, Last Entry From Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Ciao Ciao Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... and it is the most beautiful thing I can take away from having been a part of this community of NGO's in Northern Thailand. I fondly recall winter nights around the fire with the girls singing old anti-communist songs, cooking western food for our Thai ...

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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... spend all our remaining Thai Currency on snacks before we were again on our way, heading for the south west border crossing. We walked from Thailand to Malaysia, as we have found that this is more fun and less hassle than trying to get a bus or taxi or ...

Lollygagging Mode Shut Down, Khuang Pao, Thailand travel blog

Lollygagging Mode Shut Down

A travel blog entry by 2vagabonds

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... a shock! And we had it all to ourselves! It was cold and refreshing and maybe the best thing I have done so far in Thailand. Such a thrill. After getting pummeled by the cascading water, Joe sat behind me on the rocky ledge in the middle of the falls as ...

All roads lead to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

All roads lead to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by rachel_jodie

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... way again. So, here we are in Bangkok- again, enjoying a 24 hour lay-over before heading up to Chiang Mai (north of thailand) tonight. Our week in Siem Reap was really wonderful.... one not soon to be forgotten. We wrote last that we had been invited ...

Delhi belly in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Delhi belly in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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So after arriving on the train in the wee hours of the morning, we waited till a travel place opened up. When one did we booked a minivan/taxi combo to Siem Reap in Cambodia leaving the next day. So we had a day to kill in Bangkok and we ended up doing ...

How not to get ready for 27 hours of travel, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

How not to get ready for 27 hours of travel

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... in Bangkok and since I would be leaving I figured I had to go and see it for myself at least once. (When in Thailand...!) That was an interesting experience and it was fun taking local buses to get there since I am now a veteran of the transportation ...

The Bustle of Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Bustle of Bangkok

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... Buddah. Sitting atop a golden altar, the diminutive figure is always cloaked in royal robes reflecting one of the three seasons of Thailand. As I walked inside Wat Phra Kaew, it was not so much the Buddah that intrigued me, buttThe sounds of those praying ...

The Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Grand Palace

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... Temple of the Emerald Buddha which sits on the site of the Grand Palace and acts as the personal temple of the Monarch.   Thailand is a constitutional monarchy.  The King of Thailand (or, as he used to be known, the King of Siam) is the ...

Ko Tao - Beach Life!, Ko Tao, Thailand travel blog

Ko Tao - Beach Life!

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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The bus/boat trip from Bangkok to Ko Tao was pretty uneventful, surprising considering dodgy transport has become a recurring theme on our trip, the VIP bus runs overnight and despite hearing all the horror-stories regarding being drugged and the ...

Our Final Hours in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Our Final Hours in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... souvenirs to help raise money; they even sell t-shirts which state the slogan ‘shutdown Bangkok, restart Thailand’.  Bangkok is famously known for having some odd nightlife which is specifically confined to several streets ...

Luang prabang to Chiang Mai, Thailand, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Luang prabang to Chiang Mai, Thailand

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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The original plan when we came to Chiang Mai was to only stay for a week; however, we ended up staying for two and half weeks.  So, here are the highlights of our time there. On arriving at our destination it became clear that Nic was not well, ...

Pai & The Bakery, Pai, Thailand travel blog

Pai & The Bakery

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... religious and the fights were quite intense and interesting to watch. I had a very good time watching something very traditional to Thailand. The knockout of the night went to a small little English fighter who was being pummeled for an entire round and ...

Day 82:  Battered & Drained, We Find Heaven..., Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Day 82: Battered & Drained, We Find Heaven...

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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The journey to paradise: 14 hours had passed since we first boarded that Singaporean sleeper bus the night before. I woke up uncomfortable and sweating like a dog, having long since forgotten what it feels like to have a sore-free butt. There was ...

Bang! Bang! in Bangkok - days 39 to 48, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bang! Bang! in Bangkok - days 39 to 48

A travel blog entry by thetwodaves

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... up for the let-down.    We needed to escape our boredom, so needed to escape Bangkok, and indeed Thailand entirely given the unrest being released in other provincial cities.  We could have taken one of the numerous journeys offered ...

Beach Life, Ko Tao, Thailand travel blog

Beach Life

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Waking up without an alarm is an amazing thing.  I get moving around 10 and we all meet up for our boat ride around 11:30.  We take a long-tail boat that leaves the main dock at Mae Hat and circles us counter-clockwise for a 6 hour tour.  ...

Walking Around Paradise, Ko Lipe, Thailand travel blog

Walking Around Paradise

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Today, the three of us went for a hike around the beautiful island of Lipe hitting up all the beaches, bars, sand bars, tight ropes, and jungle bars, and still were able to make it home for another unbelievable sunset.  The trip around the ...

Living in isolation, Ko Phangan, Thailand travel blog

Living in isolation

A travel blog entry by madman96

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If my memory serves me correctly, Im supposed to meet my new "family" bright and early at 11:30am near the Had Rin pier.  I check out and return Limey after a heartfelt good bye spin, and after a short "disagreement" with the rental lady (what a ...

Sun.... Sea... Sand... Sandcastles, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Sun.... Sea... Sand... Sandcastles

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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"Pew, Pew, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble and Grub" -- Ecclesiastes, 2:17 I'm aware that I spent most of the last entry complaining about the Kho San road, and then the rest of it slagging off the Devil Wears Prada. All I can say in my ...

Lingering in Limbo, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Lingering in Limbo

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... have their work cut out for them if they came to Bangkok. It seems we'd all but forgotten that we were in Thailand as our conversation was so engrossed in the politics of America and then suddenly Wendy pointed out that an elephant was walking down the ...

The Thing I Carried, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

The Thing I Carried

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... Tanks rolled past bars packed with people and soldiers began to line the streets in strategic locations. I was witnessing one of Thailand's coup d'etat's and I had a front row seat. Another chance at Democracy, or lack thereof, new beginning for Thailand, ...

Bikini's, Beaches, Booze- I like B's, Ko Lanta, Ko Phi Phi, Railay, Thailand travel blog

Bikini's, Beaches, Booze- I like B's

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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It felt like we were swimming in the tropical fish tank at the dentist office. Yellow fish with black stripes, purple fish with orange lips, and turquoise fish with green tails. Not to mention the color of the water in Maya Bay resembled a ...

...this and that..., Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

...this and that...

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... p.m., the temple bells are ringing. The soi dogs are barking. I smell the noodles cooking. I still can't believe I live in Thailand. P.S. Past blog "From the Rubber Triangle to the Golden Triangle" has been published for a UK based travel magazine. ...

Around Paradise, Ko phi phi, Thailand travel blog

Around Paradise

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Today, Adi and I hopped on a long tail boat around Phi Phi.  I start the boat trip out by setting the bar high with a story from my last boat trip in Ko pha ngan...  While I could tell from the start that this group would not be as cohesive as ...

Tuk the Train to the Cat to get to the Turtle, Chumphon, Thailand travel blog

Tuk the Train to the Cat to get to the Turtle

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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Ko Tao = Turtle Island. Our next destination. It was a reccomendation on the basis of Ko Samui being very busy and overun by bars and louts. The journey required a series of little transfers and a 12 hour semi-epic trip. We left the serviced ...

Rain, rain, come and play!, Khlong Sok, Thailand travel blog

Rain, rain, come and play!

A travel blog entry by 2vagabonds

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Shar: It is a rainy day here in Thailand, one that Joe and I are thoroughly enjoying. I write from the covered deck of our treehouse bungalow, relaxing in the comfy chair as I listen to the music of the rain and the intermittent call of various birds and ...

Beach Soccer Tournament, Ko Phangan, Thailand travel blog

Beach Soccer Tournament

A travel blog entry by madman96

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I take off with three other "family" members and head towards Samui on a long tail boat.  As we round the tip of Had Rin, I see the beach getting set up for a soccer tournament I had heard about a few days earlier.  I consult the powers that be ...

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