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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, ...

Ko Phi Phi, Thailand: Beach Bars & Bull Rides, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Ko Phi Phi, Thailand: Beach Bars & Bull Rides

A travel blog entry by samber

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... stunning looks have become its own demise. Everyone wants a piece of her. Though not exactly Hollywood, this is Thailand’s Shangri-la: a hedonistic paradise where tourists cavort in azure seas and snap pictures of long-tails puttering between ...

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. ...

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 ...

888, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

888

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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It's eight O'clock on the eighth day of the eighth month of the eighth year of the 21st century! I'm in Bangkok, just climbed out of a crazy arse tuk-tuk and checked into a place on Rambuttri Road. Just spent the last eight-een hours in transit, ...

Pondering the Fren-Chi-Manh Trail, Koh Jum, Thailand travel blog

Pondering the Fren-Chi-Manh Trail

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... a woman who quite probably planned to rape the poor bugger. With furrowed brow she gave me a look that said, 'We are in Thailand don't you know.'    Anyway, after the cool-down period had expired all three of them went to the reservation desk ...

First Day Out in Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

First Day Out in Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by dane

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... all your life, important land marks, spots you remember from literature, and more museums than you can see in a lifetime.  Northern Thailand is mostly trekking and wats.  And we weren't up to trekking and all the wats look pretty much the same ...

Xmas and New Year in Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Xmas and New Year in Thailand

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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... It seemed for the moment that we were still on the beaten track and wondered if we were ever going to get into the 'cheap' Thailand we heard so much about.... We headed off by boat to an Island called Koh Lanta. This place was a fair bit cheaper ...

Rolling out of 'Nam, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Rolling out of 'Nam

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... this part of the trip. A short but happy two weeks in Vietnam. We are moving on out of Nam in desperate need of some R&R, Thailand being the destination of choice. This part of the trip we haven't put too much thought into and are hoping for it to be ...

Lairy life in Laem Son, Ko Phangan, Thailand travel blog

Lairy life in Laem Son

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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The Police Station Deciding to miss Koh Samui out this time round was an easy decision. In the ever so tiny terms and conditions section of each fast-food promotional ad I read, it stated that none of the amazing meal deals or associated pricing ...

Not a week old yet, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Not a week old yet

A travel blog entry by paul

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"remember...baby cries....hand to Mommy....run away!" Brett ---------------------------------------------------------- Kitty is well. She is 6 days old today. She is eating / drinking well and sleeps a lot. We get up a few times during the ...

Sawaat di kaa everyone!!! well we have just ..., Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Sawaat di kaa everyone!!! well we have just ...

A travel blog entry by worldismycanvas

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... do it again, knowing what it is like but I thought because we were beginners they would be easy on us...not the way in Thailand....We slept on floors in thatched roof huts with no mattresses just with a very thin mat and a blanket and cement like square ...

return to paradise, Krabi, Thailand travel blog

return to paradise

A travel blog entry by twittg

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I decided I'd get away to the islands for a few days before my eye surgery as I wasn't sure how much traveling I'd be able to get in afterwards. I booked a flight online for the next morning to Phuket (ya, spur of the moment). I arrived in Phuket ...

Magical Ko Phi Phi, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand travel blog

Magical Ko Phi Phi

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... at Ko Phi Phi Don.   The diving in the area is also apparently great, second only to the Similan Islands on Thailand's East coast departing from Phuket, which we dived in March 2007. Some dive operators stating that they've seen Manta Rays at a ...

Sleeping on a Wooden Plank and with the Bed Bugs, River Kwai, tribal village near Burma, Thailand travel blog

Sleeping on a Wooden Plank and with the Bed Bugs

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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... beside the tracks.  After trying to digest this fact, we visited the JEATH  museum (Japan, England, America, Thailand and Holland) dedicated to the prisoners of war captured by the Japanese army.  This museum is located inside one of ...

Friendly People, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Friendly People

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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Chiang Mai is a lovely town in the North of Thailand with a temple high up in the clouds on a mountain top. As we reached the top of this wonder, I realized that I had forgotten the camera (but not the hats). I am hoping that my sister and brother in law ...

Preface, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Preface

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... in life and in travelling. But it is possible to be overly prepared, to regiment something into a neurosis. After settling on Thailand, booking the tickets and buying the 'obligatory' Lonely Planet guide, I started working myself into a fever pitch. ...

Your life is a sham when you're in Koh Pha Ngan, Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand travel blog

Your life is a sham when you're in Koh Pha Ngan

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... day back in Bangkok. Though I wasn't overly pleased, it allowed me to get a glimpse of Songkram, the New Year celebrated in Thailand, Cambodia and Lao. I was on Khao San Rd, the epicenter of the festivities in Bangkok. The celebration is a huge, three day ...

Phang Nga, Phang Nga, Thailand travel blog

Phang Nga

A travel blog entry by cosmicllama

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... Visiting friends requires flexibility and compromise, and we exercised both when agreeing to do Phang Nga. Phang Nga is the area of Thailand that comes to mind when you think of the movie "The Beach." While beautiful, the area attracts many tourists, ...

Working in Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai, Thailand travel blog

Working in Chiang Rai

A travel blog entry by paul

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I just spent almost two months in Chiang Rai working for Mirror Foundation. Actually I worked 45 days straight (long days) without a day off - but who is counting. What did I do while I was there???? Before I forget most of it, I will tell you. ...

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