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) …
... not have for the rest of my life and the opportunity to have that interview made me really appreciate why I chose this program for study abroad since it really forces everyone to interact with members of the Thai population to gain a greater understanding of public health in this country.
Three days after our sex worker interview, we went to Dton Mun, a sustainable agriculture community about an hour away from the university. Before 2004, the community ...
... of water. They also aren't maintained. Trazsend supplies wells in some situations, and we got to view one. That night we went to a Village called Baan Chiang Khreua. What a great place to witness a house church and share in the work of the Pastor who has come from Korea. We were all so blown away by her passion and love for the people. Peter shared a story about an old man and young boy to the villagers which turned out to be a story about how ...
... is a major chain here in Thailand. You can’t go anywhere without tripping over a 7 11. It was quite interesting seeing all the Buddhist monks around and some of them getting slushy’s from 7 11. It was a funny sight to see.
We spent our first full day on a guided adventure trek! This included a visit to a Butterfly and Orchid farm, a visit to a local village, an hour long ride on an elephant, and a hike to a waterfall. We got to feed and touch a ...
... just about crab as a food but buckets full of live turtles - I'm afraid that I just see turtles and not food at all. We walk back to the street where our usual hotel lives where there is an area of street foodstalls where we often eat. Jai wants to buy some somtam (which she eats everyday) to take back to the room to watch Thai TV movies (that she watches everyday) - so she is having a good holiday enjoying the change of scenery ?! I grab a bowl ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking