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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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cooking Class, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Cooking Class

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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One of the fun things we did here is take an all day "Learn to cook like a Thai" class. Since 1995 Tub Tim (he was not at the class) and his family have been teaching traditional Thai cooking from their teak wood house. You start out the morning with ...

Phuket SUCKS!, Phuket Town, Thailand travel blog

Phuket SUCKS!

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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This place is the worst.  There is no reason to go ...

A Sad Farewell, Chang Mai, Thailand travel blog

A Sad Farewell

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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Hello friends and family. Some of you have already heard and for those of you who haven't, I'll try to break the news lightly. After four months of exciting travel through Turkey, India, Nepal, Vietnam, and Cambodia, John and I have decided that it's ...

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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Hi. Attached are some pics and movies of pretty normal stuff around here. Such as: Kanchana has started teaching a new term and I am helping, so there are some of that. Last night we went to Fashion Island - a big shopping mall - the shopping ...

Thailand - Location Summary, Location Summary, Thailand travel blog

Thailand - Location Summary

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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LOCATION SUMMARY - Thailand Location: Phuket, Bangkok, Chiang Mai Duration: 23 days Sights      6.5 People     4.5 Food        8 Accommodation  8  ...

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 ...

9 Feb 2550 and after, To Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

9 Feb 2550 and after

A travel blog entry by paul

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OK, last one. On the 9th I got a lift with Julie the journalist back to Chiang Mai. She was booked into a 5 star resort and had a driver to take her there all as part of her job. Soon she caught up with me again and admitted that she wasn't happy in ...

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