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Thailand

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Goodbye Thailand

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | Views [1117] | Comments [1]

It's fair to say I don't want to leave this country.  I've spent more time in Thailand (around10 weeks) than any other on my journey so far, and there's still a lot of it I haven't seen and would like to visit. How do you summarise a country that's ... Read more >

Tags: Conclusions?


Live-aboard, sailing, diving and discovering wrecks with nitrogen narcosis

Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | Views [4100] | Comments [1]

Over 4 days on a 20m plus sailing boat, diving 3 or 4 times a day, to sites where maybe nobody else has dived ... I've just been down to 45m to dive a cargo wreck of a boat nicknamed the 'dog food' wreck.  So called because it was sank as part of an ... Read more >

Tags: diving


Koh Tao

Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Views [2400] | Comments [1]

I'm 20m under the sea, there are five, 2m long, grey reef sharks swimming within a few meters of me, and my instructor is trying to encourage them to come closer by making noises with a plastic bottle.  Noooooooo!  doesn't she realise sharks scare ... Read more >

Tags: diving, island, motorbiking


Gallery: Live aboard

Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Diving, Sailing, Eating...
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Gallery: Koh Tao

Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Time to chill
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Gallery: Bangkok and Myanmar

Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

2 days of same same but refreshingly different
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Gallery: Ao Nang and Railey, Diving and Climbing

Monday, 21 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

So who's been a naughty boy then...
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Ao Nang and Railey, Diving and Climbing

Monday, 21 May 2007 | Views [2808] | Comments [1]

I'm a criminal...it's a fact.  The padlock is proof.  I can't even claim it was because i was drunk...although I'd had a pint or 3 (yes real pints!).  I'd spent the evening in an Irish bar with 2 young German guys I'd met while diving and an English ... Read more >

Tags: climbing, diving


Phuket Island and sailing

Tuesday, 15 May 2007 | Views [2829]

2 weeks in Phuket - a lot can happen in 2 weeks.  You could get rained on everyday, learn to sail, nearly crash a motorbike, run over a monitor lizard, get passage to Singapore by crewing on a sailboat, or have a pass made at you by a 59 year old, rich ... Read more >

Tags: island, motorbiking, sailing


Gallery: Phuket Island and sailing

Tuesday, 15 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

I am gutted...all the best photos were on the card that got corrupted, all the ones of me sailing, all the ones of our (dodgy) night out...again
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Bangkok and Hua Hin

Tuesday, 1 May 2007 | Views [13639] | Comments [5]

It's 8am, I've been awake 24 hours and drinking for 15 hours.   I'm looking at a priceless view from a $200 a night room and a Thai girl who sells her time and body for money is pouring her heart out to me...                                                                    ... Read more >


Gallery: Bangkok and Hua Hin

Tuesday, 1 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

Can you believe my card got corrupted - although the interesting photos of our nights out have been lost!
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A day in the life...

Thursday, 1 Feb 2007 | Views [1000] | Comments [1]

I don't have a lot of choice over where to sleep, and so for ease i choose a hotel opposite the train station.  It's cheap and the guide book says it's clean.  I don't verify this as I'm in a hurry to catch a bus.  Later i find this isn't the case when ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Khorat, Phimai National Park, Surin and Phanom Rung

Thursday, 1 Feb 2007 | Views [4417]

I gain a lot of information from my nights at the lodge near Khao Yai and so decide to stay at Thailand's second biggest city which i will call its old name of Khorat (as i can't spell the new name), and visit the Kmer ruins at Phimai.  These are well ... Read more >

Tags: ruins


Gallery: Surin and Phanom Rung

Thursday, 1 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

Rats and Wats
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Gallery: Khotor and Phimai

Thursday, 1 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

Wat
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Gallery: Khao Yai National Park and Bats

Sunday, 28 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

Animals!
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Pak Chong, Khao Yai National Park and bats

Sunday, 28 Jan 2007 | Views [2488]

My guide book says 26 baht (40 pence) from Ayutthaya to Pak Chong, i get charged 175 baht...hmmmm.  i feel i may have been ripped off here.  There's a guest house owner at the station who tempts me with stories of swimming pools and hot and cold running ... Read more >

Tags: trekking, wildlife


Gallery: Ayutthaya

Saturday, 27 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

Wat Wat
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Ayuthaya

Friday, 26 Jan 2007 | Views [789]

A world heritage sight, a town i can pronounce the name of on my second attempt, and a 15 baht train journey that also only takes me two attempts to get a ticket for - it all sounds good...and it was.  This is a bit of a backpackers paradise - teak guest ... Read more >

Tags: ruins


Gallery: Bangkok

Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Bangkok

Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Views [941] | Comments [1]

It was with a bit of trepidation that i arrived here - no accommodation, at a new airport that's not in my newly acquired guidebook and having not backpacked for the last few weeks.  I was expecting heat and large shopping malls and lots of young Thai ... Read more >


The rough route :)

Thursday, 18 Jan 2007 | Views [942]

Boy will this change - its almost pointless working it out.  Lets call it more a guide than a rule (pirates of the Caribbean - I've watched too many films again of late!) Thailand - Bangkok, Ayuthaya, Khaoyai Nat Park Laos - Champaok, Si Phan Din ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

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