Travel Blogs from Khon Kaen
... 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 ...
... extremely well organized community event and I was so glad we were able to be there for it.
That evening we began our journey to Phu Kradueng National Park. We stayed in the town at the bottom of the mountain the first night and enjoyed a leisurely evening filled with Thai beers and Korean BBQ after the exhausting day they had. We woke up at 5am the next morning to start our trek to the top of the mountain! Let me say that after visiting 2 National Parks ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking