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The Enema Within, Koh Samui, Thailand travel blog

The Enema Within

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... Koh Samui and we were well and truly ready to head for the quieter, less developed island of Ko Lanta off the west coast of Thailand for three weeks of relaxation (as if we haven't had enough). If you've read this far I'm afraid your lunchbreak's over, ...

Motorcycle road trip, Pai, Thailand travel blog

Motorcycle road trip

A travel blog entry by eric

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... confused as a local.  Someone thought I was a German schoolteacher.  That works.  One of the things I like about Thailand is that when someone asks where you're from (both locals and tourists), they really mean it.  People are from ...

Doi Suthep- Part II: The Meditation Game, Doi Suthep, Thailand travel blog

Doi Suthep- Part II: The Meditation Game

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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During my first two weeks at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, I spend somewhere between six and seven hours a day practicing meditation.  Teacher starts me off with fifteen-minute intervals of both walking and sitting.  I do these sessions back to ...

Oh where to start!!, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Oh where to start!!

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... went to Bangkok to buy a new laptop because my other one is broken -thank god it's insured although we have lost a stack of photos from Thailand and all my music!!! We had some great photos of Koh Tao but have lost them all now and we haven't got round to ...

Week Twelve - Ko Phangan and Ko Tao, Ko Phangan, Thailand travel blog

Week Twelve - Ko Phangan and Ko Tao

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... all day. Peter gets up to watch England match with Marty and the owner of the resort whos best mate is the King of Thailand's son. Force a couple of pints down and eventually return to room at 10. Nicola reading. Pack ready to leave tomorrow. Have enjoyed ...

Day 27 Penang to Phuket, Patong, Thailand travel blog

Day 27 Penang to Phuket

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 27 11/03/2016 Penang to Phuket We had an afternoon flight so we went out to a nearby Chinese restaurant for breakfast. We weren't sure what we were ordering, but took some direction from the lady behind the counter. She chose well as the mix of ...

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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After having decided to go ahead and leave Bangkok the night before, my goal for today was two-fold: buy a ticket on the night train south from Bangkok to Trang and mail the gifts I had bought the day before back to the States, both to have it done and ...

Teaching old dogs new tricks, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Teaching old dogs new tricks

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... wanted to explore the north a little before heading to Laos. Matt and Gearge would be heading to Sukhothai and exploring Thailand themselves before they were both due back in Europe. Staying with Mark Mint and Miya and seeing more firsthand how the ...

Re-checking jaundice, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Re-checking jaundice

A travel blog entry by paul

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"On March 16, 1968, Colburn found 8-year-old Do Ba clinging to his mother's corpse in a ditch full of blood and the bodies of more than 100 people who had been mowed down. Nearly all the victims were unarmed women, children and elderly." From the ...

Gulf of Thailand, Pattaya, Thailand travel blog

Gulf of Thailand

A travel blog entry by eric

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... ; If there's a good reason for a trip to end, it's for a reprieve from the weather. Pattaya is located along the Gulf of Thailand, along the eastern coast.  The area was untouched by the tsunami.  The tides were only a foot tall at most.  ...

Free Schools training in Fang, Fang, Thailand travel blog

Free Schools training in Fang

A travel blog entry by paul

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... is close to where some of the FreeSchools. Many if not most of the kids involved are from Burma and have entered Thailand as unofficial refugees. Other stuff - all is good with baby so far. But Kanchana is due about the same time we'd ...

Riding a 4 wheel buggy thing, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Riding a 4 wheel buggy thing

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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So today we hired a 4 wheel buggy thing (ATV- Ben says it's called) and drove around parts of the island you just can't reach on our nackered old bike. I guess it's kind of like being on a rally bike race track on 4 wheels! I suppose the sensible thing ...

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 ...

Poy sanglong festival, Maehongson, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand travel blog

Poy sanglong festival

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Just a few hours from Pai but on a terrible road. The city is covered with the mist all year long. Maehongson gains its nickname of "the City of Three Mists" from the fact that it has dewy mist in the winter, forest fire mist in the summer and rainy ...

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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November 21, 04 The flight to Bangkok was a good one. First of all, I sat on the left side of the plane and was rewarded with a final view of the Himalayas. I recognized Everest and a few other peaks.The weather was hazy and cloudy when we left ...

Another border crossing? Ooh yes please..., Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Another border crossing? Ooh yes please...

A travel blog entry by zee

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... to Chiang Mai, and we travelled in a really comfortable minibus (with enough seats for everyone- we were in shock). Maybe Thailand does have some compensations. We spent a very comfortable day in Chiang Mai, enjoying the availability of commerial goods, ...

Week Thirteen - Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand travel blog

Week Thirteen - Hua Hin

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... baht per night. Have cocktail in grounds and some satay. Ice cold towels crown it out. Walk along beach. Only beach in Thailand where horses are allowed - we think. Take photo for Sophie. Have dinner in Italian place few beers and back for nightcap in ...

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. ...

The Long Journey Home. PT 1, Phuket, Thailand travel blog

The Long Journey Home. PT 1

A travel blog entry by wanderinwonder

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It has taken me over a month to place my fingers on the key board. As most of you know, Ben and I are now back in 'Cowtown' Alberta and it has been one hell of a transition coming home. We've suffered from withdrawl, culture shock and the stresses of job ...

Chiang Rai and extra pics, Chiang Rai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Rai and extra pics

A travel blog entry by paul

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Kanchana, the kids (including Khun Yai) came up to Chiang Mai after I finished my volunteer work.  We spent some time in Chiang Rai and then looked at the floral exhibition in Chiang Mai before flying home.  That was the first time for the kids ...

Visit Pangmapa to see Jaree, Pangmapha, Thailand travel blog

Visit Pangmapa to see Jaree

A travel blog entry by paul

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... for Mae Hong Son. Another beautiful drive and then a night and a morning in MHS. Met an American who "had been everywhere in Thailand". Checked out the markets and gave food to monks with Nick and then back to Chiang Mai where I sent Mark and Nick with ...

Mamma Mia, Here Are My Shades Again, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Mamma Mia, Here Are My Shades Again

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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27/02/04 - Week 2 on Ko Lanta - Relax Bay Resort We were sad to leave Bamboo Bay, albeit for the fact we were leaving Baan Phu Lae, the resort next door, but we're travellers and another town beckoned (said with a solemn nodding face) so at 11am we ...

Tiger Temple, Wat Pa Luangta Bua, Kanchanaburi, Thailand travel blog

Tiger Temple

A travel blog entry by jawad

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If you want to get close to tigers in Thailand, a visit to Wat Pa Luangta Bua (aka Tiger Temple) is an incredible experience. This country used to have plenty of wild tigers in the jungle, and some rangers will tell you there are still a few not too far ...

First Few Days, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

First Few Days

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... 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 of ...

Diving project in Rayong, Rayong, Thailand travel blog

Diving project in Rayong

A travel blog entry by paul

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... follows: Japan - 1588 Portugal - 1761 Canada - 1810 Chile - 1823 UK - 1807-1834 Russia - 1861 USA - 1865 Thailand - 1874 Brazil - 1888 Australia - 1901-1903 China - 1910 Saudi Arabia - 1962 Mauritania - 1981 Unfortunately the subject is ...

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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... spoke English. We ordered using sign language and a little Thai, and the gamble paid off. A couple of interesting things about Thailand: 1. They love using letters and different tones in their language. We had a bit of a harder time picking up ...

We are safe, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

We are safe

A travel blog entry by chrisandlara

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Greetings all. We have received a number of messages from you, and wanted to let you all know that we are fine and were nowhere near the devastation in South East Asia at the time of the disaster. When the earthquake and tidal waves occurred we were ...

C.P.W.B, Hua Hin, Thailand travel blog

C.P.W.B

A travel blog entry by wanderinwonder

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... mountain and slowly made its way towards the beach infront of the entrance, I was again proven wrong.  That's what Thailand does, it shocks you, shapes you, and puts everything into perspective for you. Nothing makes sense, but everything makes ...

Beach Bums, Ko Chang, Thailand travel blog

Beach Bums

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... the 7-11 we were away. Bus journey was, as bus journies are, uneventful. The bus window said long live the king on it as in Thailand they really love the king. We've been caught up ina  few rounds of the national anthem in our time here, as they ...

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