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Back to BKK, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back to BKK

A travel blog entry by dane

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... from her journey before trying to impress her with the journey that lay ahead. Jeremy, my sister-in-law's son, was already in Thailand.  I had helped him get an internship at a 5-star hotel in Bangkok, and he arrived a week before we did.  He ...

Buckets in the Kok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Buckets in the Kok

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... believed to be at least 600 years old and isn't emerald at all, but jasper quartz. It's lived in loads of places over Thailand and Laos. It has a different robe for each season that is changed by the King himself! There's a huge replica of Angkor Wat ...

Sufficiency Economy, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Sufficiency Economy

A travel blog entry by paul

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... , which implies moderation, not to the extreme, not blinded with greed, we can all live happily." The King of Thailand. What is Sufficiency Economy? When I was in High School I was taught that economics is a study about how resources are ...

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 ...

The shoe story, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The shoe story

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... once, and everyone must have some sort of upset stomach. But once you get through all that, once you survive the hazing, Bangkok suddenly becomes a friendlier place. Only then can one really get to the heart of the city. I'd like to think that I'm on ...

Songkran on Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Songkran on Sukhumvit

A travel blog entry by dane

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... on Sukhumvit. Also, check out Lindsey's handmade Thai jewelry.  She uses Thai Buddha pendants and other Asian items to make really cool stuff, which she can ship anywhere in the world.  Buy a necklace from Thailand!www.loveliesbylindsey.etsy.com ...

We have arrived, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

We have arrived

A travel blog entry by jackandandrew

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Hi everyone.just a quick one to let you know that have arrived to a hot and humid Bangkok. We arrived at out hotel at around 5. The room is small,hot,tasteless...well worth the 3 pounds. So far we have gone shopping along Khao san Road where everyone ...

Bangkok's Green Lung, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok's Green Lung

A travel blog entry by dane

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... around all day.  The small paths have mangroves on both sides and take you through sections of houses reminiscent of rural Thailand.  Then we went over to the park and rode around some more while Jackie and Samuil kayaked in the lagoon.  ...

Things to do in Bangkok (or near to), Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Things to do in Bangkok (or near to)

A travel blog entry by paul

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... a huge market full of all sorts of stuff. National Museum - I haven't been yet, but think it'd be worth a visit. Thailand Culture Centre - I haven't been yet, but think it'd be worth a visit. Suan Siam -Near our place. Follow the boat directions ...

A rebound from the Chinese affair, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

A rebound from the Chinese affair

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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To keep up with the good tone of my previous entry ... here I am in Bangkok. Landed at 1 am - not exactly my preferred time of landing in foreign country, but at least still current on my Chinese visa, so I can go back. No hotel reservations, no nothing. ...

Banal Bureaucracy, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Banal Bureaucracy

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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... 5 days minus the weekend waiting in line, expressing frustration at nonresponsive embassy employees, and taking hour long taxi rides through Bangkok's traffic (which we recently heard is one of the top ten worst in the world!!)we also have had to once ...

Sat 27 Jan 2550, Bangkok to Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Sat 27 Jan 2550

A travel blog entry by paul

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... and the guy loves it, it will be good for Antipodeans and for me, as hopefully more people will want to come to volunteer in Thailand. So I didn't cancel it and about a week ago Jaree said she has one place that will take him. But at 700B per night. ...

Grand Palace with Manny and Josh, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Grand Palace with Manny and Josh

A travel blog entry by dane

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They both liked the Grand Palace a lot. As they should. It's cool. For info on it, see one of my pods from one of the other 4 times we've been. ...

Songkran Water Festival, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Songkran Water Festival

A travel blog entry by dane

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Yet again, I will leave it up to Lindsey to tell you about Songkran.  Her post: The biggest Thai holiday is their Thai New Year called Songkran, or astrological passage.  But it's not just a one-night party like our New Year.  It's a ...

29 March 2551, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

29 March 2551

A travel blog entry by paul

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... 't last long. Mainly she just wants a cuddle and some milk. She is good and no problems. It is getting pretty hot in Bangkok now, so I think she gets a bit hot at times. Kanchana mentioned one night that she feels pity for mothers that have to take ...

Chinese visa, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Chinese visa

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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... since I had to abandon my travel plans and leave Chengdu in a hurry last November because my visa has expired.   I took a cab across Bangkok. 45 minutes and 85 Baht later, I am in East Bangkok. It is 7 am and there are very few people waiting in ...

Stuck in the middle. What should I do?, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Stuck in the middle. What should I do?

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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... . China remains elusive and unattainable. I see myself from a distance - I tiny dot on the world map, South East Asia, Central Thailand, Eastern Bangkok. No purpose, no plan, no real reason to be here, or anywhere else. For first time in many, many years, ...

People + Noise = Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

People + Noise = Bangkok

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... no one tells you about it until you get to the immigration checks and you have to go all the way back to pay it. Anyway, Bangkok definately wasn't as bonkers as a lot of people led us to believe. It's madder than Dublin alright, and very noisy, but it ...

Leaving Ao Nang for First Night in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Leaving Ao Nang for First Night in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... the little things – like priority seats and food and drinks, etc.  It’s only an hour flight from Krabi to Bangkok, so refreshments really aren’t a concern.  We gave Major 100 Bhat to go buy him some candy in the store inside ...

Sightseeing in Bangkok, Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Sightseeing in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... , which is the original one? In contrast Wat Phra Kaeo has the most beautifully decorated walls of any wat I've seen in Thailand. The paintings are wonderful and much more photo worthy than the Emerald Bhudda itself. The whole site can be toured in ...

Road to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Road to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by sarah

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... little more knee-room provided, and they all have toilets (not a universal truth on the buses). Chaiya was a treasure, my favorite place in Thailand so far. There is only one hotel, and it is clean and has character and we got a room with two fans (!!) ...

Bangkok - Day 101, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - Day 101

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... Cambodia. Laundry, shopping, catching up on e-mails, etc.   I've booked my bus ticket to Siem Reap this afternoon. I leave Bangkok at 7am tomorrow (if the doctor gives me the all clear) on a 12 hour bus journey via the Poipet border crossing. ...

Wedding phase 2, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Wedding phase 2

A travel blog entry by paul

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OK. We arrived back at the hotel for the second session. It started in a similar way to the first in that we were pushed around and told what to do and many people took pictures of us and told us to smile. Hmmm, never mind. I started to become numb ...

New Year's in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

New Year's in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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... leaving SE Asia after almost 6 weeks.   Although we only saw selected parts of Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand (only Bangkok), Shari's favorite was laid-back Laos.  For Frank, it's a tossup between Cambodia with its ancient temples and ...

More Thailand pictures, Bangkok and others, Thailand travel blog

More Thailand pictures

A travel blog entry by paul

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Hi - here are some pictures from the last month or so. ...

Bangkok - Day 75, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - Day 75

A travel blog entry by christosp

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I arrived in Bangkok in the early hours of this morning. Headed straight to Khao San road and checked into a cheap air conditioned box room with no window. Never too bothered where I stay as long as I have a shower and a bed. Was expecting Khao San road ...

Bangkok - Day 76, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - Day 76

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Visited the grand palace with its colourful ornate Buddhist temples, and moved onto Wat Pho which is where the massive reclining golden Buddha is housed. The temples in the grand palace are a bit tacky and kitche, not my kind of architecture, too fancy ...

Travel days are boring..., Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Travel days are boring...

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... government not to fix the road I came in on!  The evil plan works as I've now paid $144 for a flight back to Bangkok when a flight from Phnom Penh to Bangkok costs $40 despite being twice as far away. Back in Bangkokˇ I'm getting used to ...

Back to BKK, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back to BKK

A travel blog entry by dane

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Quick flight and we were back to life in ...

Wat's that?, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Wat's that?

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... infested rooms above Go-Go Bars. How disappointing! But we did get hustled a few times (more of that later). What to say about Bangkok? It's noisy, humid, very polluted &, &, & that's about it really. It's not a bad place & it's not that we don't like ...

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