Travel Blogs from Khon Kaen
... in the corner was the body of a dead lizard, the size of my forearm, with most of its brains having been eaten, by something. I cleaned up, made the place respectful. Threw out the lizard and buried it, then set off to get to know our new community and our surroundings. On returning to my hut later in the day, a new lizard had appeared in my doorway, again lifeless, and again with an empty head, ominous signs! The group, our new family, there were around 20 people, from all over ...
... Numchok (an artist who is very famous in Thailand at the moment) was playing a free concert at a bar downtown. So, we decided to go, and eventually got downtown. I only know one or so of his songs that are always playing at coffee shops or in other public areas, but it was still so much fun and I am so glad I went. We started off with drinks at a small table, but then left our table, and somehow made it to the front row (we were sitting on the speakers), and were ...
... it was initially very difficult to find people to interview to get information that we needed.
We ended up having a mini focus group with kids aged 10-18, which was really interesting. They were very honest about life in the village and the problems that exist that adults and the village health volunteer we interviewed did not acknowledge. They told us that there is a drug problem (marijuana and methamphetamine) in the village among teens, and as a result of ...
... Jen’s village and Chiang Mai (which would have been over a 12 hour journey) so we were happy to stop here. Sukhothai is home to a World Heritage Site protecting the old capital city of Sukhothai kingdom in the 13th and 14th centuries and is home to numerous Buddha figures, palace buildings and ruined temples. We rented bicycles for the day and road around looking at all the sites and statues. We ended our day with our first ...
... not real booooo! We wondered round but it turns out you need to have a guide to take you along the trails as it is about a 2-3 hour walk up hill, we passed ha ha!
On the way back to Khon Kaen there was a sign for Pattaya 2, now the original Pattaya is near Bangkok on the coast and it a big touristy beach resort so we didn’t really know what to expect, the sign had a beach umbrella on it but we were in the middle ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting