Travel Blogs from Khon Kaen
Seventeen hour direct flight from LAX to Bangkok was not too shabby.
***Get a flight into LAX and take the direct flight to Thailand via Thai Air (I payed $1,100.00 for my ticket)
My friend Julie was very fortunate and had the privilege of doing the flight in the business class section. I sat way in the back of the bus (seat 50) …
... the scene too looking for a snack. I started taking pictures of this intriguing event and the flash of my camera attracted the neighborhood dogs. We fed them the dog food we bought for them awhile back so it was good to make friends with them this time around. Our latest discovery is of the most exotic of kinds and was found this morning. As we were leaving our drive way Zach spotted a monster of an insect. I guess it may be described as A ...
... the agricultural show and he manages to get on the free 'running' tour with me, which part of my race ticket, although he's not a participant. The tour stops at a 'cobra town' where we watch snake boxing - the snake handlers give the cobras a whack in the head and watches them dart from side to side of the ring. They even bring out some children to box the snakes. Some girls dance with snakes putting the tail in their mouth and to 'play' the ...
... a UNESCO World Heritage site) about an hour and a half from Khon Kaen.
Lastly, in other exciting news in my life, I have received legal pre-clearance for the Peace Corps (the Peace Corps surprised me with this information a week earlier than I expected them to), so I am hoping it will only be another 6-8 weeks until I find out where I am going to live for 27 months of my life after graduation. I will try to update again when I have free time!
... challenging the most basic of tasks can be in Thailand. Having to buy a new laptop in the US unplanned, though inconvenient, is pretty straightforward and you generally know there will be at least one person in the store who can speak English. Going to a doctor, even with someone to translate for you, is especially frustrating, when you are never sure if what you are actually saying is being conveyed or if the person who speaks the ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking