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Bangkok a go-go, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok a go-go

A travel blog entry by anelegantchaos

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... . Alan was dressed in white and caught the bouquet flowers as Hazel tossed them in the air, so watch out, hen. This week in Thailand has been so wonderful for us, and many thanks to Alan for his company and friendship over the last few days. My new ...

One Night in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

One Night in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... about, many of whom turn out on the street to watch the more "seasoned" foreign tourists, mad with drink and the freedom of Thailand, make fools of themselves. If I am a fool it's only because I didn't spend more time here. With an early morning ...

Just Passing Through.., Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Just Passing Through..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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Ko Ngai, Thailand: Rain Rain Go Away, Ko Lanta Yai, Thailand travel blog

Ko Ngai, Thailand: Rain Rain Go Away

A travel blog entry by samber

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Well this entry's an easy one to write. What did we do? Absolutely Nothing! Besides from eat, sleep, eat, sleep. Managed to be the only tourists on a 30 seater speed boat from Phi Phi which we thought was brilliant, until it started pouring with ...

Bangkok - Not Again!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - Not Again!

A travel blog entry by irax

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The train ride up from Surat Thani was brilliant, I slept for about 10 hours, and when I eventually got out my pit (at 9am) I found a carrage full of Thais fully dressed patiently waiting to get into Bangkok. I'd heard them stirring at about 6am and had ...

First Night, Full Moon, Ko Samui, Thailand travel blog

First Night, Full Moon

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... for a 45-minute flight to Koh Samui, the biggest, most touristy island in a chain that reaches out into the Gulf of Thailand. Only a dozen kilometres or so off the mainland, Samui's major beaches are packed with resorts and monied tourists. Not many ...

The Tsunami, Ko Samui, Thailand travel blog

The Tsunami

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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Lamai beach is not the most tranquil place to swim on Samui. It can be downright rough, and when I took my first dip I was plowed by a measly three-foot wave. It's not pleasant having gravelly sand flushed into your shorts. A few hours later I heard ...

Phuket, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket

A travel blog entry by cosmicllama

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... 's devastation as we could. Still, we couldn't escape the devastation entirely. We spent a day at Patong Beach, one of Thailand's best known beaches and, tsunami-speaking, one of Phuket's harder hit areas. Now, nearly three months later, it is hard ...

Another day in Krab land, Krabi, Thailand travel blog

Another day in Krab land

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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I was up at 8am this morning, a good 3 hours before the slavering beast awoke! I decided to get some tasks done whilst she was out the way. Firstly, I went and drew out some cash before booking our bus & ferry trip to Langkawi. This was going to be ...

We made it!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

We made it!

A travel blog entry by alexosler

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... No wonder people don't mind the rain! We've had loads of advice from everyone back home and they've all said how cheap Thailand is... It's ridiculous. A bottle of water cost 20p and dinner for last night was £7 (the portions are not small). We ...

Bridge on the River Buffalo, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Bridge on the River Buffalo

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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So finally back out on the road as it where after leaving around 10am for what would be a 2 hour bus journey...just to get to the other side of Bangkok. Hopping on another bus bound for Kanchanaburi (well at least some guy at the bus station said it ...

Big Cats with Big Teeth, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Big Cats with Big Teeth

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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I've always loved big cats, lions and tigers in particular, so the chance to get close enough to smell the cat food with the latter was a chance I could not pass up. The so called Tiger Temple or Wat Pa Luangta Maha Bua Yannasampanno Forest Monastery ...

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 ...

Myanmar to Bangkok - Culture Shock, Ban Ao Nang, Thailand travel blog

Myanmar to Bangkok - Culture Shock

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... sanctions on these things are not worldwide however with China taking much of the oil and gas and the logs apparently go to Thailand. The Thai’s then chop the wood and give it the Thai stamp before exporting around the world including the UK.  ...

Nice and slow in Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Nice and slow in Phnom Penh

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I arrived in Phnom Penh at 4pm on Tuesday and was awe struck as to how flooded this country is... water absolutely everywhere. Arriving in Cambodia is an experience in itself.  A tip for first comers is to try to sit as close to the front of the ...

Bridge on the River Kwai, Bangkok and Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Bridge on the River Kwai

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... what we will normally pay!) We dumped our bags and headed to RamButtri Road nearby for something to eat. Everyone told me how cheap Thailand is but i still couldn't believe it. We had a Pad Thai, a noddle dish wok fried with fresh vegetables and chicken, ...

The Former Capital, Ayuthaya, Thailand travel blog

The Former Capital

A travel blog entry by dane

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... I was able to remember the awe that enveloped me when I first began traveling and particularly when we first arrived in Thailand 8 months earlier.  My parents who are now grandparents were so childlike and captivated by the world that I marveled ...

Thailand - Back to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - Back to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... stop was Delhi, though not before getting Verdi's nail scissors confiscated on checking in and then Andrews bag broken into somewhere between Bangkok and Delhi - his lock was destroyed and his hair clippers magically disappeared! Thailand's final ...

DId not expect this!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

DId not expect this!

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... up a storm to jazzercize. No question Bangkok has a dark side but it also has many colorful bright sides. On December 5th Thailand celebrated the birthday of their king. We weren't actually there on the 5th but we did witness many of the preparations ...

Ao Ton Sai - Day 59-67, Krabi, Thailand travel blog

Ao Ton Sai - Day 59-67

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... national marine park which is a group of 40 islands 35km west of Ko Samui. Suppose to be the most beautiful islands in Thailand and relatively untouched. Day 61 - 23/04/08 Another late night and another wasted day. I'm seeing this laziness as my ...

Ao Ton Sai & Koh Pha Ngan - Day 68, Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand travel blog

Ao Ton Sai & Koh Pha Ngan - Day 68

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Went to bed reasonably early last night for a change. Thought it would be sensible to hit the sack and get some sleep before the long trip today. I was up early to catch a longtail boat to Ao Nang this morning, had to get one by myself as nobody else ...

Koh Pha Ngan - Day 69-73, Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand travel blog

Koh Pha Ngan - Day 69-73

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... plot with alcohol and probably other things. He's told the orchestra back in Minsk that he broke his leg and is staying in Thailand to recuperate. Complete nonsense of course. Anyway, as the day and night progressed we'd kept asking him to sing, but he ...

So we went to Koh Lanta.................., Koh Lanta, Thailand travel blog

So we went to Koh Lanta..................

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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So we decided to go to Koh Lanta. The lonely planet didnt rate the place much, so that would hopefully mean that there wouldnt be a great deal of people there. We went with Johanna and Stuart to get the ferry across, and also met Warren, one of the guys ...

Swimming Monkies - Part 1, Bangkok and other, Thailand travel blog

Swimming Monkies - Part 1

A travel blog entry by paul

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... School and have visited Chaiyaphum, in Thailand's North East. Oh, I also went to Malaysia and got a Non - Immigrant Class B Thailand Visa. First a couple of things I noticed during the period of the last Travel Pod but forgot to write: Whilst I ...

Bus to Ko Tao, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bus to Ko Tao

A travel blog entry by faff

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... Lomprayah down to Koh Tao and were on the bus at 21:00. Lomprayah are really well organised and we were happy again to be in Thailand, the people are so much more curtious and friendly. It cost 850 baht to get down to Ko Tao and we were there for 9am the ...

Bad moon risin', Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand travel blog

Bad moon risin'

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... in Laos was also great. Now we go to Kuala Lumpar to try and find a route to Indonesia, where once again we'll be putting some real travelling time and not just pretending to 'find ourselves' in Thailand (Oh, there were plenty of them at the party ...

Phuket and The Phi Phi Islands, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

Phuket and The Phi Phi Islands

A travel blog entry by borthscouse

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... Reef in Australia. A couple of others said they saw a few small sharks, but no one died on this trip, which I think in Thailand is regarded as a surprising bonus. The bay has been overrun with tourism since the film, but still retains its natural beauty. ...

Monkey Shit Fight!!! A.K.A. Thai transport sucks!!, Hat Yai, Thailand travel blog

Monkey Shit Fight!!! A.K.A. Thai transport sucks!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... us to a hole in the wall shop that had a million people it seemed sitting around waiting for buses to various places in Thailand and Malaysia....this was the Holiday company office. It was INSANE, just a complete caotic mess! We were given stickers with ...

Movies, Thai Style, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Movies, Thai Style

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... people. Coupons are needed to buy the food... I left it up to Game to select the food which consisted of a few vegetable dishes, fried chicken (delicious!), assorted pastries and rice. The Thai food and people have made my visit to Thailand so ...

To the border, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

To the border

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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Right I'm off. Finally. I've just replaced half my backpack with textbooks and in just a few hours I'll be back on the road. The elation is blissful, I can't tell you. Another 18 hours of overland joy and I'll be in Vietnam. War relics, pho and the ...

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