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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 ...

Living in the Bubble of Luxury, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Living in the Bubble of Luxury

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... well-to-do? On the front page of the following morning's newspaper I read that 70,000 were expected to march on Thailand's Government House later that day in an anti-government protest. 20,000 police had been brought in to keep the demonstration ...

Under Pressure, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Under Pressure

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Urgh, 6am alarm call just to get wet again. Needing energy this morning both for the days dives and to kick start me into waking up I opted for the chocolate pancake which in hindsight may not have been the best choice when having the videographer ...

Like birds in the sky, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Like birds in the sky

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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Seven o'clock, and our alarm buzzes again. This time we are off for a short but very exciting adventure. Pongsri made us a croissant to go and we hop on our transport. A short drive took us out to the airfield. No not the airport, we were not leaving ...

Jungle Trek, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Jungle Trek

A travel blog entry by hils

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... has been recommending I see it. On Monday night I caught the overnight sleeper train up to Chiang Mai in the North of Thailand. I met a tour group and joined them drinking vodka and red bull until the wee small hours. On Tuesday I had a free day to ...

So far so good!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

So far so good!

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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Thursday Oct 30th I'm not sure what 'Phimera' means in English, but as it was the name of my plane maybe it means 'to sit for 11 hours squashed between 2 large people with bladder problems and behind screaming one year old.' Such was my flight to ...

'Twas A Few Nights Before Christmas, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

'Twas A Few Nights Before Christmas

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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December 2003 'Twas a few nights before Christmas and down at the beach, We were thinking old Santa was way out of reach For this is the land of the Buddha we thought Whoa.........heavens to Betsy, maybe its not From out of the east a cool wind ...

English Camp, Kao-Phuluang Forest, Thailand travel blog

English Camp

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... the day, doing activities, games and various songs which proved to be the most popular by far as they always are in Thailand. Before dinner, Julia and I went for a wander around the grounds of the park and although I'm not too squeamish about spiders ...

Thailand Hopping, Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Thailand Hopping

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... deserted. We took the ferry to Langkawi, then legged it across the terminal to just make the ferry to Satun in Southern Thailand. A pick up truck, a small car to Trang (shared with another couple backpacking and all our luggage), a mini bus, a longtail ...

Day 108, Ko Samui, Thailand travel blog

Day 108

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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Feeling much better today Neil and I got in our taxi and headed to Ko Samui. Ko Samui is on the other side of Thailand to Ko Lanta so we had to get a boat first to the mainland, then a bus to Surat Thani and then another boat to Ko Samui. Ko Samui was ...

Hi ho, a trekking we shall go!, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Hi ho, a trekking we shall go!

A travel blog entry by lizand_rich

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It took 12 hours on an over night train to get to Chiang Mai. As soon as we got to our guest house at 8am we were already being sold a 3 day trek starting the very next day! So we decided to waste no time and booked our selves in for a bit of adventure ...

Kanchanaburi - Very Moving, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Kanchanaburi - Very Moving

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... enemy. Thinking about all of this happening at the site on which we were standing was very poignant indeed. Our last meal in Thailand was spent at a floating restaurant on the banks of the Kwai, in the shadow of the bridge - it seemed appropriate that ...

2 Jan 2550 - to Chaing Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

2 Jan 2550 - to Chaing Mai

A travel blog entry by paul

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... that are trying to make money via prostitution. It is easy and convenient for tourists. For those that are more interested in "real" Thailand, I wouldn't suggest much time in Chiang Mai. But it can be used a warning. If you do travel to normal Thailand, ...

Leaving Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Leaving Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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... , jewelry, and other handicrafts, as well as some of the most delicious and mouth-watering food I've had since arriving in Thailand.  I bought a few souvenirs, ordered one last bowl of mango and sticky rice (for sixty cents), and met a group of  ...

Jungle Fever, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Jungle Fever

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... Brian & Lucinda from the US, followed by darts and pool....I feel another hangover coming..... Saturday 3rd July 2004 When in Thailand....you go on a cookery course - out into the countryside, to the market to collect the ingredients, and your away ...

Dear P, Rawai, Thailand travel blog

Dear P

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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Dear P, Let me make something very clear. I'm not one of those people who gets down about life and gets all whiny and victim-y and talks about suicide. I actually have no time for those people. Rest assured. Now if I've mentioned suicide before it ...

The long neck Women of the Padaung Hilltribe, Chiang Rai, Thailand travel blog

The long neck Women of the Padaung Hilltribe

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... of these rings, from the shins down to the ankles. Here's the weird bit.  All the Long Neck "villages" in Thailand are established with government help and tourists are definitely kept in mind when planning them out, they aren't managed ...

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