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Phang Nga, Phang Nga, Thailand travel blog

Phang Nga

A travel blog entry by faff

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Phang Nga is one long strip of a town. Not a lot to do here but take a boat trip through the mangroves to James Bond island and to the Muslim fishing village. We stayed one night here as there was not enough people for the tour and so we went ...

Khao Sok National Park, Khao Sok, Thailand travel blog

Khao Sok National Park

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... ; large eagles and pythons are their only other predators. The National PArks and wildlife sanctuaries are virtually the only places in Thailand where gibbons remain in the wild, yet due to lack of funding for more rangers, they are under intense poaching ...

Night Dive, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Night Dive

A travel blog entry by dane

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The snorkeling trip we did during the day was pretty cool, but I had never even heard of going out at night before.  So we booked the trip with the same company and headed out well after dark to see what kind of things wander the reef at ...

Sukho Thai, Sukho Thai, Thailand travel blog

Sukho Thai

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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Sorry, no story on this page. Just needed it to add a link on the ...

Train Trip to Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Train Trip to Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... prime purpose for coming here would be to shop and continue to stock his own shop with merchandise from the northern part of Thailand. Depending on his schedule this week he may come later during the week. He has many things to do including painting, ...

1 week to go, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

1 week to go

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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Today I bumped in to Averil and Sophie (they are both diving instructors) and we got talking. They are leaving to go to Borneo in a few days (Averil is originally from Borneo and Sophie is from Surrey) they have been together a couple of years. Anyway ...

Volunteers to Chiang Rai and back, Chiang Rai, Thailand travel blog

Volunteers to Chiang Rai and back

A travel blog entry by paul

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... way to India and Vietnam (4 to India and 4 to Vietnam) to live and do volunteer work for 3 months. They firstly come to Thailand to spend some acclimatization time here, have fun and prepare themselves, with my help, for life in Asia. They arrived a ...

Krabi, Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Krabi, Bangkok and Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by borthscouse

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... the quicker option, but by some miracle I made it to the complex on time - and what a complex it was! Apparently Thailand deems it more important to throw all their money into lavish cinemas rather than invest in areas we would consider more essential ...

Christmas in Vang Vieng and New Year's in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Christmas in Vang Vieng and New Year's in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by borthscouse

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... City match, discussing the intricacies of each side’s tactics. Somehow, somehow I held it together. Vientiane Before we returned to Thailand, we spent one night in the Laotian capital of Vientiane, mainly as a stop gap to break up the journey. The ...

Bangkok and Khao Yai National Park, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok and Khao Yai National Park

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Day 54 - 22 June At 01.40 I reach the 42" screen, there's one other bloke sat there plus the hostel night watchman. The other bloke is French and wants to watch France, who are playing at the same time. Bugger. The casting vote went to the night ...

Whisky and Motorbikes, Pai, Thailand travel blog

Whisky and Motorbikes

A travel blog entry by hils

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... to Chiang Mai, from there I'm not sure where I'm heading. I've been reading a great book which I thoroughly recommend to anyone travelling to Thailand, even if you're not, it's still worth a read. It's called Thai Lite and is by S Tsow. It gives an ...

Singapore, Phuket & Ko Phi Phi - Day 54, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Singapore, Phuket & Ko Phi Phi - Day 54

A travel blog entry by christosp

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In a strange way I've missed efficiency and cleanliness and arriving in Singapore airport has given me my fix, it's been a breath of fresh air. Everything here runs like clockwork, the toilets are clean, the internet is quick, people busy working hard. A ...

...a three hour tour, a three hour tour., Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

...a three hour tour, a three hour tour.

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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So Dew was given a flier about helping to keep Phi Phi clean.  There is an environmental group that organizes beach clean-up efforts for different parts of the islands.  On the 22nd there was a group heading out to Monkey Beach to help clean up ...

Not Diving in Ko Tao, Ko Tao, Thailand travel blog

Not Diving in Ko Tao

A travel blog entry by hils

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Left Bottle Beach on Sunday and caught the ferry across to Ko Tao - one of the best places to dive in Thailand. I was planning to do my Open Water Certificate but I've got a cold and the doctor told me not to dive :-(. Mascha also has a cold so while ...

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 ...

Our First

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 ...

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