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Thailand!, Krabi, Thailand travel blog

Thailand!

A travel blog entry by faff

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We have finally made it to Thailand, our third country. From Kota Bharu we got a public bus to the Thai border (Sungei Golok). Initially we were a little concerned about crossing at this point as there has been frequent bombings in the region because the ...

Finally Back In Asia, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Finally Back In Asia

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... who put us onto a guide and river tour and who could get us into Laos by boat as we can only stay in Thailand for 30 days. Vic exercised his computer skills to the max and had our flight to Chiangmai booked, contacted the guide, and accommodations booked ...

Surreal Dreamscape, Krabi, Thailand travel blog

Surreal Dreamscape

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Dramatic karst formations soaring from emerald waters like a surreal dreamscape surround the crescent-shaped coves, creating the illusion of islands rather than a peninsula disconnected from the town, this is Krabi! We want to An Namg beach and then ...

Wecome to Asia!, Phucket, Thailand travel blog

Wecome to Asia!

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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... the one we just left!     So it was a farewell to Malaysia the following day and the arrival into Phuket (Thailand). We had previously learned a few days before, that Mr and Mrs Turner (good friends from the UK, but they are lucky to ...

A long weekend in Phuket, Thailand (May 3-6), Phuket, Thailand travel blog

A long weekend in Phuket, Thailand (May 3-6)

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... other hawker stall on the street.  Phuket was one of the islands I'd heard the most about before coming to Thailand.  The photos I'd seen of it made it seem like a resort island town that was tranquil, tropical and ...

Learning lessons the hard way, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Learning lessons the hard way

A travel blog entry by smartandsassy

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... online.  And yet, these companies are still running and people just don’t know about these scams before they get to Thailand. I’m thinking I am going to make it a personal mission to get the word out as much as possible.  I also ...

Experiences in the Jungle, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Experiences in the Jungle

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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We just got back from a three-day, two night trek visiting the hill tribes. The treking was moderately difficult, hot during the day, cold at night. I can't imagine what it would be like when it's the rainy season and the trails are slick/the humidity ...

Doi Suthep- Part IV: Silence, Doi Suthep, Thailand travel blog

Doi Suthep- Part IV: Silence

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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... 're just my own projections of frustration, desire, and inadequacy playing out in this vacuum of time and space in Northern Thailand.  All of the meditators are seeking something here.  Maybe "Bald Girl" has just begun her radiation treatment ...

Bangkok - no chicken flu yet, cluck cluck...., Sapa, bac ha, BANGKOK, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - no chicken flu yet, cluck cluck....

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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Factoid of the day: Green curry for breakfast, lunch and dinner can't be good for you, especially not with chickens in it... not that the flu virus would survive all the chillis! Abstract: Left on sleeper to Lai Cai on Vietnam/China border, Minibus up ...

Lamai Beach, Ko Samui, Thailand travel blog

Lamai Beach

A travel blog entry by bowney

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... we had to buy and extension. Bad news from immigration.....they can only extend visas for 7 days....so we have had to cut our Thailand trip short by 2 days. So we are going to have about a week in Singapore....could be worse hey! Still feeling guilty I ...

Walking the Island, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand travel blog

Walking the Island

A travel blog entry by dane

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... back than the main part of town.  More photos. Also, check out Lindsey's handmade Thai jewelry.  She uses Thai Buddha pendants and other Asian items to make really cool stuff.  Buy a necklace from Thailand! www.loveliesbylindsey.etsy.com ...

Prize Catch, Phimai, Thailand travel blog

Prize Catch

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... Khorat again we all headed out to a Lebanese restaurant which was about the only place I've seen Lamb being served in Thailand so far. Stuffing ourselves with some great Mediterranean style food including humus, pita bread, potatoes and olives we were all ...

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 ...

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 ...

It's the King's B-Day!!!!, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

It's the King's B-Day!!!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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So this morning we switched guest houses and now we hope the place we're at will make it easier to meet people because they actually have a large lobby and they serve food so there is somewhere to sit down and chat. The plan today was to rent a scooter ...

...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 ...

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