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First Day of School, Phayakkhaphum Phisai, Thailand travel blog

First Day of School

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Not feeling like having breakfast this morning I simply said I might have some a little later and with that the ears pricked up "a little?" as Khoon Maa merrily hands me a plate overflowing with rice and chicken - I really hope that was chicken! The ...

Bustling Bangers, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bustling Bangers

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... in the same ilk of those $2 shops that line Smith st collingwood. Picked up two of the cheapest Chinese brollies in thailand and they have served us faithfully until here (i'm updating this from Kathmandu!!!) In china our brand of brolly was the cheapest ...

Tribal Rituals from Thailand's Tallest  Peak, Baan Hin Lek Fai, Thailand travel blog

Tribal Rituals from Thailand's Tallest Peak

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... ascended Doi Ithanon, Thailand's tallest peak. We arrived at a village called Baan Khun Tae, a Keren hill tribe in Northern Thailand. I'd wondered when we were going to stop because my insides needing settling from the blender they were put through on ...

The Colour Orange, Bangkok,Viernam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand travel blog

The Colour Orange

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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Monks:  they are mysterious, spiritual and almost mystical.  Their presence in a town is always comforting. In Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, they are part of the scenery.  Men/boys, at some point in their lives, all have to belong to a Wat ...

One night in Bangok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

One night in Bangok

A travel blog entry by cherry

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We both woke up at 5 this morning, unable to get back to sleep. Gotta love what flying does to your sleep patterns - I normally have no problem sleeping in til noon. We went for a bit of a wander last night and found a great little restaurant not far ...

Back to the Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back to the Bangkok

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We are back in Bangkok after a 3 ride from Ko Chang. Yesterday checked into a French owned hotel called "Le Fenix" on Soi 11(Soi means a small road in Thai) which just happens to be across the street from our old Soi 8 address. After sundown, we went ...

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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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 ...

More mutalation, and some shopping., Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

More mutalation, and some shopping.

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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not much to report, just a quick stop back in bangkok. we've actually done a fair bit of cheap shopping, giving us some much needed new cloths. it was a national holiday on monday, as it was the kings b-day. the thai are pretty easy going people, but ...

Screwed for scratches, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Screwed for scratches

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... they held my passport ransom for some huge amount of money, "all parts have to be replaced". This is a lie, and happens allot in Thailand, and unfortunately there is sod all you can do about it, negotiated down, bit my tongue, and got stung. Leave it the ...

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 ...

More teaching and Bull Riding, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

More teaching and Bull Riding

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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Another week and life is not the most exciting to talk about. More and more grammar, phonics (agggghh). Rode the bull again on Friday night down at solos, and got 41 seconds, next week, I'll try and get the picture. in my teaching practice this week, got ...

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 ...

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 ...

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