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Thai Cooking In A Pink Apron, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Thai Cooking In A Pink Apron

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... ).  These are magnificant structures and still very much in use today, but there's very little information on any of them- Thailand could really use a compelling storyteller to bring these structures to life. We hired a tuk- tuk and headed out ...

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

A travel blog entry by paul

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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

A travel blog entry by paul

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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 ...

Island Hopping in Thailand, Koh Samui, Koh Phan Ngan, Koh Tao, Thailand travel blog

Island Hopping in Thailand

A travel blog entry by edamame

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... . Well, we haven't really done anything since Egypt to deserve another beach vacation, but we got one anyways! Coming into Thailand by overnight train, we also had to take an overnight boat from the mainland to the islands in the Gulf of Thailand ...

The Movie

The Movie "The Beach"

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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The Phi Phi Islands between the large island of Phuket and the western Andaman Sea coast of the mainland. Ko Phi Phi Don  meaning "island" in the Thai language is the largest island of the group, and is the only island with permanent ...

Second Honeymoon, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Second Honeymoon

A travel blog entry by meandher

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Bangkok July 15 - July ...

Rainy Days, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Rainy Days

A travel blog entry by meandher

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Chiang Mai 25th-28th ...

Cabbages and Condoms, Chiang Rai, Thailand travel blog

Cabbages and Condoms

A travel blog entry by meandher

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Chiang Rai 29th-31st ...

Crossing into Laos, Chiang Khong, Thailand travel blog

Crossing into Laos

A travel blog entry by meandher

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Pictures of Kanchana, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Pictures of Kanchana

A travel blog entry by paul

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Attached is some pictures of Kanchana when she was 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 ...

Cuddle A Tiger?, Sai Yok, Thailand travel blog

Cuddle A Tiger?

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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DH refuses to give up the pen. Today we had booked a very long day adventure and were picked up early in the morning at our hotel and transported along with many others in a packed van. We met our nameless driver and our " guide" Bert. First ...

Doi Suthep- Part XII: The Breakthrough, Trat, Thailand travel blog

Doi Suthep- Part XII: The Breakthrough

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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When was the last time you looked inside your heart and said It's beautiful here....? My breakthrough at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep happened on Sunday afternoon, about eight hours into Determination.  It came after a solid ...

Week Sixteen - Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son Loop, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Week Sixteen - Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son Loop

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... , stopping off at a couple of waterfalls and a Wat on the way to the summit. Doi Inthanon is the highest point in Thailand at about two thousand six hundred metres. Take wrong turning and find we are heading over the mountains direct to Mae Hong Son ...

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 ...

Ko Lanta, Ko Lanta, Thailand travel blog

Ko Lanta

A travel blog entry by madman96

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We wake up slowly and make our way to the pier to hop on a boat to Ko Lanta.  On the way, I get a more clear view of just how bad the tourism destruction is as the beach is lined with chairs 3 or 4 rows deep here.  The boat ride is sunny and ...

Ko Lipe, Ko Lipe, Thailand travel blog

Ko Lipe

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... play at best! We snag a speed boat to Ko Lipe, which has been touted by the locals as the most beautiful area of Thailand.  We chill on beach after finding a resort to stay at and Lauren and I venture out for a sunset kayak while Adi captures ...

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 ...

Bangkok Madness, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok Madness

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... . So not to bad  The flight of 10.5 hours went actually quite quick, even with no entertainment. We arrived in Thailand early Friday morning. We planned ahead and booked a hotel in Sukhumvit area of Bangkok, so we could just take a ...

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 ...

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