Travel Blogs from Bangkok, Thailand

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News from Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

News from Thailand

A travel blog entry by paul

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... newspapers, TV and on the radio. The Queen recently made a long and emotional speach about the violent events in Southern Thailand. She has only recently returned from spending 2 months there and seems to have a good first hand knowledge of what is ...

Six Months......Already!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Six Months......Already!

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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... ; Everyone we ran across was super friendly and welcoming.  My friend Mon is originally from Cambodia and she spent some time in Thailand when she was young, so she is able to speak some Thai.  This was helpful as we saw a few people harvesting ...

From Nepal up to now including Laos, Cambodia and, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

From Nepal up to now including Laos, Cambodia and

A travel blog entry by paul

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Since coming back from Nepal until now - what have I done????? Colin from Antipodeans came and we drove around the North of Thailand a bit and then travelled into Laos. Oh - I drove our new car up to the North for that and the next couple of entries ...

Back in the Kingdom of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back in the Kingdom of Thailand

A travel blog entry by paul

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... end of dinner, Vava and Alif (although he tries to get out of it) clear up and do the washing up. News from Thailand - The violence in South continues with still more bombs and people being killed in the very Southern tip of Thailand. I saw ...

Miscellaneous Thailand Pictures, Bangkok and other, Thailand travel blog

Miscellaneous Thailand Pictures

A travel blog entry by paul

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Some pictures from Thailand. Most are recent. Some were taken by Alex and one by ...

Second Honeymoon, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Second Honeymoon

A travel blog entry by meandher

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Bangkok July 15 - July ...

Pictures of Kanchana, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Pictures of Kanchana

A travel blog entry by paul

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... a child / young woman. She grew up in Chaiyaphum and used to take care of buffalo as a young girl. She then moved to Bangkok to live with her aunt and go to school. She has lived here since then working in a chicken factory, I think first ...

Thailand - Pre Cambodia, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - Pre Cambodia

A travel blog entry by thailand_dream

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I love Thailand and could quite happily stay here forever i think. However, Thailand was merely a stepping stone to get into the routine of backpacking again before starting my real journey of going around the world. I had planned on spending the full 6 ...

Winter in Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Winter in Thailand

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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... .  Jake leaves on Wednesday and Luke leaves Saturday.  Ray is also away this week as he is headed to northern Thailand for a conference.  As things will be a bit quieter with Jake and Ray away, a couple of my friends (who also ...

It was the best of times, it was the worst of time, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

It was the best of times, it was the worst of time

A travel blog entry by jwatson

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... , and it really picked I got on the train that evening and felt a huge sense of relief as it pulled away. I was leaving Bangkok! There were things I enjoyed, but I think it was overall a mistake to start my trip there with no plan or direction. Acting on ...

Re-checking jaundice, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Re-checking jaundice

A travel blog entry by paul

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... of more than 100 people who had been mowed down. Nearly all the victims were unarmed women, children and elderly." From the Bangkok Post on the 40th anniversary of the massacre of Vietnamese civilians at My Lai by USA soldiers during the USA v Vietnam ...

Swimming Monkies - Part 2, Bangkok and other, Thailand travel blog

Swimming Monkies - Part 2

A travel blog entry by paul

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... to Krabi. They are both very nice and they have the required attributes of a partner in my land buying idea. They love Thailand, they are environmentally aware, not greedy and have access to money. OK. We arrange to meet in Krabi. We meet Michael ...

Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok

A travel blog entry by arlash

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... we were in business class. It was only a three hour flight, but they really went the extra distance to make it comfortable. Bangkok is a lot bigger than I thought. It was 90 degrees when I stepped outside of the airport. Quite a change from the temps ...

Life in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Life in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by paul

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... could be far better educated and the world could be a far more intelligent, advanced place. Some thoughts on modernising Thailand. Hmmm, a few days ago at playtime in school, the kids and I were watering our garden that we have planted. ...

First Few Days, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

First Few Days

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... currently Asia's top tourist destination - the third in the world according to Travel & Leisure  magazine. Bangkok is Thailand's major tourist gateway, which means that the majority of foreign tourists arrive in Bangkok. The Tourism Authority ...

Last Thai-me in Southeast Asia, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Last Thai-me in Southeast Asia

A travel blog entry by chrisandlara

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... were too difficult, and we had heard many great things about Pai, and Soppong, our final stop in northern Thailand before heading back to Bangkok. Many of you have written to us asking us who writes these travelogues. We can tell you they are truly a ...

We are safe, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

We are safe

A travel blog entry by chrisandlara

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... . Fortunately, we have heard back from all of our friends that we knew were in the affected areas. Lisa Foran, who works in Bangkok, but was vacationing on the islands, has been stranded for a couple of days, but is otherwise fine. We are also meeting ...

Some pics and movies of normal stuff, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Some pics and movies of normal stuff

A travel blog entry by paul

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... helping, so there are some of that. Last night we went to Fashion Island - a big shopping mall - the shopping malls in Bangkok are often huge and often have displays or activities going on in them. Last night there was a big flower and plant display ...

Lucky Dog!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Lucky Dog!

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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... but neither of my friends had been so we decided to make a day trip of it.  Ayutthaya is an ancient capital of Thailand and there are some pretty spectacular ruins scattered around the city.  We opted to park in the centre of the old city and ...

King's birthday celebration, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

King's birthday celebration

A travel blog entry by eric

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Sawat-dii kap, Greetings from Thailand.  I'm loving it here.  Arrived safely in Bangkok and at my hotel.  My first impression was how similar it was to Africa:  the heat, humidity and the smells on the street.  On the plane ...

a connecting flight to Bankok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

a connecting flight to Bankok

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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Left Kuala Lumpur this morning at noon and then flew two hours to Bangkok. From Bankok I flew 4 hours to Delhi and arrived around 6PM. I was picked up and taken to the hotel.  I relaxed with some dinner and then used the internet. At 10:30PM I ...

City Residence, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

City Residence

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... no doubt, but sometimes it can get tiring, and believe it or not, doing something "normal" is a welcome relief! So, finished with Thailand, with a hell of a lot more life experiences under our belts, to say the least, we're off to pack our bags (filled ...

Muay Thai, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Muay Thai

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... the fighters enter the ring, they bow towards their place of birth then to the north, south, east and west of Thailand. After that, they perform a dance in tribute to their trainer, accompanied by traditional Thai music played live in the stands which ...

One night in Bangkok...., Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

One night in Bangkok....

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... off on a kayak and kayak around some of it and then snorkel at certain spots. What makes these islands and much of southern Thailand and northern Malaysia so picturesque is the limestone cliffls that jut out of the land or sea - this area would be a ...

A break from the city, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

A break from the city

A travel blog entry by jawad

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The results from the poll were pretty even between Vietnam and Cambodia, so what am I doing back in Bangkok? Coming back to Thailand seemed like the logical destination as I'd have more time to arrange flights and visas (if needed) and I couldn't find ...

News from the bad boys / ex monks, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

News from the bad boys / ex monks

A travel blog entry by paul

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... the Shan area has been fighting for a long time to gain some independence.  Boun Thavee's girlfriend was basically a refugee in Thailand and didn't have Thai citizenship or the benefits that go with it.  So hopefully she will be OK in ...

SONGKRAN, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

SONGKRAN

A travel blog entry by paul

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... a Tibetan Buddhist Monk. I used to go to his meditation classes on Sundays in Craigieburn, Victoria, Australia. Songkran is Thailand's New Year festival and it is held on 13 and 14 April. During the Songkran period many Thai people travel ...

Gross Domestic Happiness, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Gross Domestic Happiness

A travel blog entry by paul

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... a drop in morality, lack of sustainability, cultural and spiritual crisis. Local initiatives For half a century now Thailand has been following the money-oriented model of economic development. The result has been modernisation with a myriad ...

Celebration Time, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Celebration Time

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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It seems like over the last week or so there have been quite a few celebrations starting with Luke's Sports Banquet. At the end of each season the school hosts a big banquet for all of the athletes and their families. It is a nice event as the coaches ...

Tour for Thai friend, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Tour for Thai friend

A travel blog entry by eric

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... you have someone to speak the language.  She hadn't been there since she was a kid.  Only had vague memories of Thailand's most important cultural sights.  It was a treat to see her eyes light up.  Her appreciation was obviously a ...

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