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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 ...

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 ...

Finally, a chance to update!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Finally, a chance to update!

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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... We all had fun on the waterslides and then I let the boys go off on their own while I enjoyed a wonderful foot massage........I love Thailand!!!!!  Jake decided he also wanted a foot massage after I told him how it was one of the best foot massages I ...

Three Exams down, Two to Go, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Three Exams down, Two to Go

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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... hotel.  It is crazy because one night at the hostel is comparable in price to one night in a really nice resort in Thailand.  Luke and Jake had their last hockey practice this morning and they have decided that they will not play next ...

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. ...

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 ...

The Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Grand Palace

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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Finally, today I was going to see the Grand Palace. Ray, the kids and I tried one weekend not too long ago and after arriving we found out that all of the buildings were closed as there was a ceremony taking place that day. So we only managed to step ...

Goodbye Laos, Hello Thailand!, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Goodbye Laos, Hello Thailand!

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... over a Leo beer. 11/11/2011: We send our last package home from Asia and this is the cheapest and most effecient service yet - Thailand just gets better and better. We take the local bus (song-tow roughly in English) again to the bus station and buy our ...

Government Health Warning, Khanom, Thailand travel blog

Government Health Warning

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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"There's the rub" -- Swingers It turns out that Kho Phi Phi is experiencing some of the worst storms in years.... It's funny how these things work out. Vinny, Katherine, Catie and my good self continued our laid back approach to life on ...

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, ...

Surfing, Relaxing, Eating!, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Surfing, Relaxing, Eating!

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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Sufing, Relaxing, Eating......this is becoming a bit of a theme for our holiday!  We all headed over to the surf shop/Memories restaurant so we could rent boards for the day. Ray and I decided to share a board as we figured there was no way we ...

Hat Yai, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Hat Yai

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... sadly no exciting plane food for me. Hat Yai was full of people camping out overnight, so they could leave and re-enter Thailand to renew their Thai visas. So devoid of anything of note, we ended up eating in McDonalds. Our hostel was quite something to ...

Tarutao, Tarutao, Thailand travel blog

Tarutao

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... all sorts of crazy ideas! Trying very hard to dispel them we got a boat to the island of Tarutao. We arrived on Thailand's least visited island to be greated with somthing that looked more like a deserted Center Parks than a deserted desert island. We ...

Another Scuba Day, Khao Lak, Thailand travel blog

Another Scuba Day

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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... parks. The most interesting part of the day was the stories he shared with us from his experiences when the tsunami hit Thailand in 2004. This area was the worst hit area and pretty much everything was destroyed. Opas was working at a resort just ...

Thailand sucks!!!, Trat, Thailand travel blog

Thailand sucks!!!

A travel blog entry by zee

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... further from our beds than we had to. Debating between going to Koh Chang off the Thai coast or Sihanoukville in Cambodia, we decided that Thailand had sucked so much that we may as well move on to Cambodia. So eager were we to leave that we got up at ...

Let the Games Begin, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Let the Games Begin

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... and as my step mom once remarked how much I fly. I had been in Bangkok twice before, once when I first arrived in Thailand last July and coincidentally the day the Thaksin regime was overthrown in the coup d'etat on September 19th. But, this time ...

In the jungle the mighty jungle, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

In the jungle the mighty jungle

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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Hey there, So when we had nicely settled in to our (boiling hot) room in Banana Guest house we had to decide on what to do with our time here. So after wandering around the town a while we booked our train out of here to Bangkok just in case ...

Street Children, Prositutes, and Smiling Soldiers, Everywhere, Thailand travel blog

Street Children, Prositutes, and Smiling Soldiers

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... staffers, set out on the weekend of 17 September to observe the current issues facing cross-border street children in Thailand and Myanmar. In an effort to sensitize media professionals to the phenomenon's facing street children, they accomplished just ...

Floating Market & Railroad Market, Damnoen Saduak, Thailand travel blog

Floating Market & Railroad Market

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... Spiderman, but afterwards he was very intrigued by the character.  One interesting difference at movie theater is that in Thailand they play the national anthem and show national imagery while it's playing.  Everyone in the theater stands up ...

Bumming Around Before Burma, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Bumming Around Before Burma

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... I used up my Pai time in Luang Prabang, which I certainly do not regret. It gives me another reason to come back to Thailand. He's actually driving a motorcycle up there. Now that's something I am not going to do when I return some day. I've met some ...

Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phi Phi Island, Thailand travel blog

Koh Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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One More Beer, Khanom, Thailand travel blog

One More Beer

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... had a hot shower in three weeks. The food is great, with a wide range of Thai meals but also the best cheeseburger in Thailand - and it really is, too. It's a great place in a great place, and we heartily reccomend it. Just get here before ...

"Ban Kwan Chai Camp."

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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  A 2 hour car ride though the town of Trat and to the pier at Laem Ngop then we took a boat ride to the large island of Ko Chang.  About 20 years ago  this is where "hippies" (for those of you that remember the word) camped out in some ...

Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... behaviour on both sides of many exchanges was disappointing to see. Sadly, such a relationship is now scarring much of Thailand. The day was rounded off with a true Kim Chrystal Shopping Frenzy! Items included: "North Face" Backpack (x1) ...

One week to Christmas Break!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

One week to Christmas Break!

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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Over the last week, our houseguests, Judith and Rochelle have departed for home and we are being kept busy with the pre-holiday activities. The boys have been working hard to prepare for exams or term tests and have also been really looking forward to a ...

Great Ruins, Sukhothai, Thailand travel blog

Great Ruins

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Continuing our visits to UNSECO sites, we took a bus to one of the first capitals in the Thai empire "Sukhothai." The emerging Thai nation flourished militarily, claiming lands as far north as Vientiane (capital of Laos now), and culturally developing a ...

Beer, burgers and buddhas, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Beer, burgers and buddhas

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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As we'd had such a good time at the Park everyone who was staying in Chiang Mai on the Sunday night decided to meet up for a few drinks. Beforehand we went for a wander around the Sunday night market, which is massive, and had dinner with Liz’s ...

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