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Easter, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Easter

A travel blog entry by paul

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... and it looked OK. I wrote an email to him to see if he would be interested in helping the Hill Tribe people in Northern Thailand. I got an answer back that he was now in Bangkok, was interested and wanted to meet. We eventually arranged a time and ...

Hanging around in Bangkok and learning Thai, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Hanging around in Bangkok and learning Thai

A travel blog entry by paul

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... the babies. What else? Oh, when I came home I saw the video of Kanjana's university graduation. The Crown Prince of Thailand gave Kanjana her degree and the Prime Minister, Khun Thaksin also attended, mixing with the crowd, talking to people and ...

Visiting Baan Mae Had, Baan Mae Had, Thailand travel blog

Visiting Baan Mae Had

A travel blog entry by paul

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... my apartment in Bangkok. But the result is a clean good feeling. Talked to Monk Boun Savat a lot about my observations of Thailand, Buddhism, etc. Discussed his future. Talked about Stu - who they still miss and want him to come back. Ate dinner ...

30 Jan 2550 - theft, Pangmapa, Thailand travel blog

30 Jan 2550 - theft

A travel blog entry by paul

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Late 30 Jan. Kanchana called me earlier today to say her lap top computer has been ...

End of a very good chapter, Bangkok, United Kingdom travel blog

End of a very good chapter

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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... and i parted company on 14th May, the date i left Nepal. I'm still in regular touch with both of them. I flew across to Thailand where, after 2 nights in Bangkok where i partied hard with a brilliant group of people and had my eye brow pierced, i ...

Bangkok - Part two, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - Part two

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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We turned on the TV today and saw the protests outside the Grand Palace, it got quite ugly apparently. We knew it was cracking off and had heard the chanting and drums from our hotel, it was very strange to think that it was happening five minutes ...

Back to school, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Back to school

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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... , even all us tourists looked Lao. But we finally made it and in good spirits. We had one last BeerLao and crossed the mighty Mekong to Thailand. And we forgot to mention, this was New Year's Eve day. We passed out in bed by 9:30 pm. At 12:30 we woke ...

Thai Cuisine, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Thai Cuisine

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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The food in Thailand is one of the highlights of the Thai experience. I certainly enjoyed the food more this visit than I did in 1984 when I wouldn't even eat rice! My appreciation of ethnic food has grown tremendously since then, especially since ...

Doi Suthep- Part VII: The Ghost Inside, Pai, Thailand travel blog

Doi Suthep- Part VII: The Ghost Inside

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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Teacher's real name is Buddhasak but everyone just calls him Teacher.  I accidentally discovered his name when another monk at Doi Suthep let it slip during a conversation.  His name means "the potency of Buddha," and if you ask me, that's a ...

Long Necked Karen of Baan Nai Soi, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Long Necked Karen of Baan Nai Soi

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... their village and farms and continue their lives. Other groups have followed and now there are about 5 Padong villages in Thailand. They weren't ignored as they are a fascinating group who is otherwise very difficult to visit. The tourist industry ...

Overnight train to Butterworth, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Overnight train to Butterworth

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... bus marathon. The last three days in Bangkok have been overwhelmed by celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the King of Thailand's accession to the throne. The Thai people love their king and nearly everyone is sporting the bright yellow "I love ...

Violence in Southern Thailand, Bangkok, Ngorogoro Crater and South Thailand, Tanzania travel blog

Violence in Southern Thailand

A travel blog entry by paul

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... background is from China or wherever, however they would be very proud to be Thai. What is happening in Southern Thailand then? Good question. I believe the vast majority of people in the far South fit the above description. This year there ...

Volunteer opportunities from Bangkok Post, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Volunteer opportunities from Bangkok Post

A travel blog entry by paul

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... @psiasia.org. Bank info: Bangkok Bank, Phloen Chit branch, a/c name: Population Services International (PSI)-Asia (Thailand), savings a/c no. 205-0-47385-5. - Social services Missing persons: The Missing Persons Information Centre gives hope and ...

Lazy days at the Sunset resort, Koh Mak, Thailand travel blog

Lazy days at the Sunset resort

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... . To be honest, we were both sorely disappointed with what we found there and were both starting to think the same thing, "Thailand is certainly beautiful and relaxing, but there is just no travelling to be done here". The island was pricey and way ...

Wedding plans / info, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Wedding plans / info

A travel blog entry by paul

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... internet. Here are two examples: http://www.bangkok.com/ http://www.gothailand.com/index.htm http://www.bimandruth.com/travel/thailand/ I wouldn't bother buying a Lonely Planet guidebook, it is a waste of money. I can also give you more suggestions ...

First west coast island, Koh Lanta, Southern Thailand, Thailand travel blog

First west coast island

A travel blog entry by jawad

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After arriving in Had Yai I took the next available mini bus and ferry (350 Bhat combined ticket) to the west coast island of Koh Lanta. I only stayed one night in a pretty nice private bungalow (250B) Emerald free upgrade not so great beach ...

The Road More Travelled, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The Road More Travelled

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... in the world, and quirky too - you have to stand for the king before the film starts and watch a little video about how great Thailand is, which is all cool. What wasn't so cool was Katherine and Catie's choice of film. Vinny and I had wanted some ...

Christmas in Thailand for Paul, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Christmas in Thailand for Paul

A travel blog entry by paul

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Many of you may be wondering about Christmas in Thailand. As you probably already know Thailand is a predominantly Buddhist country (and Christmas is somehow related to Christianity - although the relationship is not really clear to me - something about ...

we are off to the sea side, Kamala, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

we are off to the sea side

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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We flew to Phuket for 25 each; bargain and since we are not meeting our Brian till Sunday we decided to stop of in Kamala for a few days. It's a beautiful small village where you can kick back and watch the days go by which is exactly what we did. ...

Out of the Kok and into the Phu, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Out of the Kok and into the Phu

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... since they were toddlers. He's a surfer and has been all over the world beaching it up so when he said he'd bought a bar in Thailand I could only think there would be a beach nearby. Good thing for me. I like a swim at the beach as much as the next ...

Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok

A travel blog entry by cleff

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Bangkok Arrival. 5:10 ...

Loi Kratong Festival, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Loi Kratong Festival

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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We are fortunate to arrive in Chaing Mai at Loi Kratong festival when the Thai's honour the water spirits for, amongst other things, the drinking water and irrigation received the previous year. The name Loi Kratong literally means 'floating lotus ...

Another dream country visited!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Another dream country visited!

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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We arrived in Bangkok at 3pm Thailand time on Monday 4th September after an 11.5hr flight on Thai Airways (Not as good a trip as on Malaysia Airlines - no personal tv to watch on back of seat and customer service not as good), but we were able to get 5 to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sukhothai, Sukhothai, Thailand travel blog

Sukhothai

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... temples and ruins there. About 1000 years ago the Thai people started moving from (what is now) China into (what is now) Thailand. By 700 years ago they had established a Siamese kingdom under the leadership of the 1st Thai King, King Ramkamhaeng with ...

Dung Energy, Chiang Rai, Thailand travel blog

Dung Energy

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... been amply demonstrated by the global fossil fuel market's wild mood swings over the past year, not to mention the fact that Thailand is a net importer of petroleum, spending some 400 billion baht a year on energy. Living in remote Tambon Mae Yao, 25 ...

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 ...

From Enemas to Anenomes via Nemo, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

From Enemas to Anenomes via Nemo

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... turned thirty decided to take a SCUBA diver instructors course and on qualifying moved to Phi Phi off the west coast of Thailand where he stayed for two years working as an instructor, before meeting his girlfriend, Saffy, also a diver and accomplished ...

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