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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 ...

Train Trip to Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Train Trip to Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... prime purpose for coming here would be to shop and continue to stock his own shop with merchandise from the northern part of Thailand. Depending on his schedule this week he may come later during the week. He has many things to do including painting, ...

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. ...

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 ...

Re-visiting Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Re-visiting Bangkok

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I've spent the last 3 nights in Bangkok and feel as though I've returned home... to my second home at least. It's been wonderful catching up with my friends here, especially Game. I've stayed at my favourite hotel, Silom City Inn on Silom Soi 22. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Lost in Translation, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Lost in Translation

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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*****************8 Friday 26th March To experience how it feels to be a pedestrian in Bangkok take a walk over your local rubbish tip on the hottest day of the year, sniff the rotten air, smoke a fag every 30 metres and hit yourself over the head ...

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. ...

Thailand's Princess, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Thailand's Princess

A travel blog entry by paul

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... communities. I like some of the attitudes here much more. Anyway I hope this article helps explain something about Thailand to you. PRINCESS OF COMPASSION Mercy mission to the highlands How best to help disadvantaged children cope with rapid ...

School Dinners, Phayakkhaphum Phisai, Thailand travel blog

School Dinners

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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This time last year or even a few months ago, if you'd asked me if I could ever see myself standing in front of a classroom of 50 Thai kids teaching them the Hokey Pokey to learn the parts of the body I would have wondered if you'd spent too long in the ...

Back to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by dane

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We came home for a few days before heading to Vietnam for a ...

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