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Thailand

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Briel and his new tattoo!!!

Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | Views [5717] | Comments [1]

Well I am not sure if you all know the story-relationship Briel and I have with his original tattoo.... It goes like this: Briel went to exciting Greece at the age of 17 with his friends from school.  After being on an adrenalin rush from doing his ... Read more >

Tags: tattoo, thailand


Gallery: Chiang Mai-Pai

Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Bangkok-airport info

Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | Views [667]

There are a few ways to get to and from the international airport (I don't know how to spell or pronounce the name of it)... From the airport:  Taxi with a meter - aournd 250 baht for the taxi depending on where you want to go.  Taxi no meter - negotiated ... Read more >

Tags: airport, bangkok, thailand


Elephant Riding in Pai

Sunday, 29 Jun 2008 | Views [1752]

This morning I went on an elephant ride.  I haven't even seen one that close up (they are pretty far in zoos) so this was a treat indeed.  Even before the ride the elephants were playful and naugthy.  ALways trying to steal food and being curious about ... Read more >

Tags: elephant riding


Pai general info

Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | Views [824]

Pai is 3 hours north of Chiang Mai.  There is a minibus service that costs 170-180 baht a person.  Where they pick you up from your hostel and deliver you to the main street in Pai.  There is a local bus service also for about 50-80 baht a person.  THis ... Read more >


Chiang Mai-massage-cooking

Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | Views [1905]

Chiang Mai was 12 hours North away from Bangkok by bus.  The bus cost 250 baht as mentioned and it was a crazy crappy bus!!!!  The bus driver stopped at a BAD BAD location for dinner where only he could eat something hot, the rest of us had options of ... Read more >

Tags: chiang mai, course, markets, thai massage


Phuket-Bangkok-Chiang Mai by bus

Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | Views [6634] | Comments [4]

There is a main bus terminal from Phuket town to Bangkok.  Although Phuket is an island - there is a bridge that connects them to the mainland.  The bus ride is 12 hours.  Price is dependant on time of day you travel and ofcourse if you travel normal ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, bus, chiang mai, phuket


Gallery: Phuket-Muay Thai

Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Farewell Chalong-Phuket

Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | Views [2204]

Training has been such a great experience - and not just because I lost so much weight!  I weigh in at 46Kgs now (101.4 pounds).  Sounds tiny but it is all great muscle too!  Briel is fighting fit now.  We realised just how much we missed training ... Read more >

Tags: muay thai


Muay Thai Advance class!

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | Views [2177]

Well the same day that Izhar and Laila got married - Briel and I moved up to the advance Muay Thai class.  Congratulations - well maybe not! If we thought that the other class was hard, this is really a killer. Having our techinique now pretty good, ... Read more >

Tags: muay thai, thailand


Congratulations Izhar and Laila!

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | Views [642]

Well well Izhar and Laila have joined the very excluive club of being married!  They signed the papers at the Munich city hall at 10am today.  Setting the nerves aside they are now the happy married couple!  CONGRATULATIONS!  We miss you so much and ... Read more >

Tags: weddings!


Visa Runs to Burma

Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | Views [520]

Many a passports can enter Thailand with a visa on arrival for 30 days.  So we needed to do a visa run.  A visa run is basically a whole day event which includes breakfast, lunch, bus and boat ride to cross the border into Burma. This costs 1400-1500 ... Read more >

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Muay Thai - Massage! wk 2

Sunday, 1 Jun 2008 | Views [542]

Week 2 was a week just full of training, sleeping and eating.  Of Saturday training was on the beach this week.  Which made for a nice change.  Our 2 min breaks were spent splshing in the water.  The beach was so pretty.  Crystal clear light blue water.... Read more >


Muay Thai week 1 and Patong

Sunday, 25 May 2008 | Views [1034]

We started of in the begginers ring.  The trainers take a day or so to check your technique and to place you where you belong. On the 3rd morning we happily graduated to the intermediate ring!  WHoo hoo or is it...? After the first day both my legs ... Read more >


Phuket Muay Thai

Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | Views [836]

We flew to Phuket from Bangkok pretty cheap with Air Asia.  It is possible to get some cheap flights around asia but you need to book in advance and know where you are going.  The options for cheap flights I still have not seen as good as in Europe.  ... Read more >

Tags: muay thai boxing training


Koh Semet

Monday, 19 May 2008 | Views [1607] | Comments [2]

After a full day in Bangkok we took a bus and ferry to Koh Semet.  It is not really that far 4 hours then a 20 min ferry ride, but with all the stops and the speed of everything it took nearly 7 hours. Once there we ended up NOT in the place we booked, ... Read more >


Gallery: Bangkok

Sunday, 18 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Bangkok

Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | Views [507]

There are 2 airports in Bangkok.  The old (now mostly domestic flights) and the new (international).  Pere, Rene, Briel and I all arrived late into the night where we were able to get into one cab to the main centre.  This was quite an accomplishment ... Read more >

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