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Dawned On Me Again, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Dawned On Me Again

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Being the weekend I paid a visit to Chatuchack weekend market which is Thailand's largest (and most crowded) and stuffed full of every kind of souvenir, trinket, knik knack and cheap tat that you could ever possibly want to pass off as gifts to those back ...

Day 99, Pai, Thailand travel blog

Day 99

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... the scenery too. After that annoyance had sunk in we hired bikes anyway to explore the surrounding area. That ride was interesting - In Thailand they drive on the left which suited me but not New-Yorker Gabi who seemed intent on trying to get the whole ...

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Our First "Tuk-Tuk" Experience

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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Today we slept late again as we were still suffering from jet lag. We began walking around Bangkok trying to get our bearings in a place that was hot, sticky, smokey, and heavy set with smog. For lunch we thought we'd brave the food section of a local ...

Bangkok Hilton, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok Hilton

A travel blog entry by bowney

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So we left Cambodia by bus and headed to the border town of Poi Pet, after about 3 hours we arrived and spent well over an hour going through the border control. We were supposed to get a train straight to Bangkok, but were told it took 6 hours and ...

In Thailand: TESOL course and Alex visits, Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

In Thailand: TESOL course and Alex visits

A travel blog entry by paul

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... in Bangkok for about a year. In the middle of my TESOL course, my good friend Alex turned up to visit me in Thailand. :-D YAY!!!! On the day before Alex turned up Nana and I spent some time chopping down coconuts and I learnt to cut them ...

Final Leg, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

Final Leg

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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One more week on the island, and finished all my teaching practices, with an A and an A-, which I'm really pleased about, just the final grammar exam on Tuesday to worry about. Kate will be here on Tuesday, which is something to look forward to, and then ...

Merry Christmas - pass the rat, please, Near Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Merry Christmas - pass the rat, please

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... as Christmas, even though it is damn cold in the early morning. Waking up in a tiny hill tribe village in remote northern Thailand is a far cry from holly, mistletoe and gifts beneath the Christmas tree with family and friends. For the last six years our ...

Return of the Brits, Ko Samui, Thailand travel blog

Return of the Brits

A travel blog entry by smartandsassy

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... we ate Thai food in an Irish Pub and got the hell out before the live music started. As a side note, the music in Thailand is extremely entertaining.  Not only the live stuff which is funny based on the accents and how the singers pronounce all the ...

One night in Bangkok, Banglamphu, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

One night in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Arrived this morning (at around 5am) on the overnight bus from Chumphon. It dropped us all off fairly near Thanon Khoa San, although there were plenty of taxis and tuk-tuks around to take people there who could not figure out where we were. Three of ...

Partying and paradise on Koh Pha-Ngan, Koh Pha-Ngan, Thailand travel blog

Partying and paradise on Koh Pha-Ngan

A travel blog entry by lizand_rich

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... the best Christmas Eve I've ever had. . . . . most certainly the trippyest! After saying goodbye to Cambodia we went back to Thailand to meet our friend Andy in Bangkok. We decided to head straight to an island and chose Koh Pha-Ngan because of the ...

Re-visiting Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Re-visiting Bangkok

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I've spent the last 3 nights in Bangkok and feel as though I've returned home... to my second home at least. It's been wonderful catching up with my friends here, especially Game. I've stayed at my favourite hotel, Silom City Inn on Silom Soi 22. ...

Snorkeling Trip, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Snorkeling Trip

A travel blog entry by dane

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We did two snorkeling trips, one during the day and one at night.  I'll post an entry for the night dive, because it was one of the coolest things I've ever done.  The day trip wasn't bad either.  My first snorkeling trip ever was in ...

St Paddys and Shopping, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

St Paddys and Shopping

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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Back in the capital, and the temperature is considerably hotter than last time we were here, sweat continuously poring. Arriving back on the Koh San road early in the morning can be an interesting experience. Several bars don't close all-night, and as ...

If That's a Ping Pong Ball, This Must be Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

If That's a Ping Pong Ball, This Must be Bangkok

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... were more reasons than simply nostalgia and curiosity over how things had changed in South East Asia exciting me about returning to Thailand. It was where I would be reunited once again with Danayi. Those of you who have been reading this blog for a ...

Coffee... On a slippery slope in Thailand., Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Coffee... On a slippery slope in Thailand.

A travel blog entry by mette

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... of March on www.cookinthai.com - there may be some corkers there soon. Whereas India hits all your senses in one big punch, Thailand tickles you with it's gentle elegance. I've fallen in love yet again, and am sure I will return again for a longer ...

Loy Krathong - Yi Peng, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Loy Krathong - Yi Peng

A travel blog entry by dane

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... by motorbikes and our next-door neighbor's phlegmatic disco.  It wasn't intimate.  So we rented a motorbike and found a nicer place in the heart of town, very close to where we stayed when we came during our second month in ...

Tying Things Up, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Tying Things Up

A travel blog entry by jr_riel

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... . Poipet was a hell-hole... no pavement (alot of dust, dirt, garbage and poverty)... but the second we crossed into Thailand, paved roads, department stores, restaurants, banks, it was like a parallel universe. It reminded me of the Juarez/El Paso border ...

Sun, sand, beer and old friends, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Sun, sand, beer and old friends

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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... give him 120, grinned when he protested and gave him 200. He grinned back. Everyone's trying to save a few pennies in Thailand and everyone knows it. I walked in, found Carsten and settled into a lovely air-conditioned bungalow in a resort right by ...

Walk around Patong, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Walk around Patong

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Had a walk around the main town of Patong today. We ended up back at the beach and had a sub of the day at Subway. We then spent the afternoon by the swimming pool chilling out. In the evening we went to Shakers again for one of their ace pizzas. We ...

Lost for Words, Phayakkhaphum Phisai, Thailand travel blog

Lost for Words

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... but couldn't and they replied "why?". The obvious answer being because I still have a lot of the world to travel as I look back at them knowing most of them have never been outside of Thailand as I again took the speechless route and stayed ...

A Stroll Around Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai, Thailand travel blog

A Stroll Around Chiang Rai

A travel blog entry by dane

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After sitting around and doing nothing for a week, we decided we should venture out again.  We took a nice 5 hour stroll around town.  We got lost down dirt roads, chased by stray dogs, found a cool bodhi tree, and finally made our way to the ...

Eight Months in Asia, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Eight Months in Asia

A travel blog entry by hils

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As one door closes another opens..... Well it's almost the end of my first chapter, I leave to catch my flight to New Zealand in a few hours and I just wanted to sum up the last 8 months. Wow, I can't believe it's 8 months. I've come so far, not ...

Return to Thailand and get a job, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Return to Thailand and get a job

A travel blog entry by paul

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... good. I applied for that job and after a couple of interviews I got it. I am to be a Kindergarten teacher in Thailand. Still seems a bit strange. Big change from being a Paratroop Officer in the Australian Army. Also it is the first Monday to Friday ...

Checking Out and Crossing Borders, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Checking Out and Crossing Borders

A travel blog entry by jr_riel

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... . Thanks bros. (Oh yah, and tell mom and dad I said hi too while you're at it...) I will be back again to update you all soon. Aloha, JR Riel via The Factory, Thanon Sukhumvit, Bangkok departing: thailand arriving: lao peoples dem ...

Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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Nakhon Si Thammarat - Allo Madarme!, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand travel blog

Nakhon Si Thammarat - Allo Madarme!

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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We spent a three hour bus journey travelling to Nakhon Si Thammarat from Krabi, without incident. Upon our arrival we were soon accosted by the usual taxi drivers etc, all desperate to take us somewhere and earn their bahts. We declined all offers ...

Kidnapped by a Tuk Tuk Driver, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Kidnapped by a Tuk Tuk Driver

A travel blog entry by hils

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... the whole dormitory in the hostel to myself which is quite nice. Someone said to me before leaving Hong Kong that Thailand is still pretty quiet - I guess people aren't travelling so much after SARS and with the terriorist bombings in Indonesia. ...

Lola, L-L-Lola, L-L-Lola, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Lola, L-L-Lola, L-L-Lola

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... sweet when she talked to him, and I thought he was easily the best part of the show. Kathoeys appear to be everywhere in Thailand. They are blatantly obvious and clearly just trying to fit in. I found the show made me more accepting of them and ...

Blood Bath, Phayakkhaphum Phisai, Thailand travel blog

Blood Bath

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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With the bus pulling into Phayakk in the early AM today was an easy going lazy day with most of it whiled away reading and catching up on my journal as well as the almost routinely Sunday washing chore - would pay good money for a washing machine ...

Shopping, Shopping, Shopping, Beer, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Shopping, Shopping, Shopping, Beer

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Today we set off on the Skytrain for the big weekend market. We mainly went to get me a few items, but I am sure you can guess what the outcome was! I should have known better I suppose. The market itself is absolutely massive, and I mean massive. You ...

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