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Photos: Last photos of Bangkok

Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | Photo Gallery

Last day's photos
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Last day in Bangkok

Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | Views [1097]

Bangkok, Thailand :   This was my last full day prior to flying back to the states so I decided to do the tourist thing.  Being a national holiday in Thailand, the roads were pretty much empty.  I took the “L” (subway ... Read more >

Ambassador Chris

Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | Views [399] | Comments [1] | Video

Bangkok, Thailand – Crack of dawn…6:30 am off to catch the train pulling into Meaklong Station about 120 km (75 miles) south of Bangkok.  The market begins early in the morning and has grown over the years to spill onto the railroad ... Read more >

Photos: Bangkok's canals

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Canals of Bangkok

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | Views [338]

Bangkok, Thailand – Another lazy day dedicated to planning the final days here in Thailand.  I did the tourist thing and took an afternoon cruise through the canals here in Bangkok.  I was fortunate enough to get the Thai version of ... Read more >

Last country on my trip!

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | Views [319]

Phnom Phen – Bangkok: This morning I spent 3 hours at Toul Sleng Prison, also known as S-21.  This used to be a school but was converted into a detention center during the regime of Pol Pot (among other things).  Here people were held ... Read more >

Photos: Hilltribe

Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery

Tribes in Northern Thailand
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White Temple & Hilltribes in Chiang Rai

Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | Views [864] | Comments [2] | Video

Chiang Rai to Chaing Mai:   Last day in Chiang Rai so I arranged a tour to see the sights in the 4 hours I have left and it was well worth it.  Fortunately I was the only one on the tour today so they were able to customize it to my needs ... Read more >

Blog vacation

Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | Views [342]

Chiang Rai:  today's journal will be rather short due to using my iPad today vs. laptop.  I decided to go "native" and eat where the locals go.  You cannot go wrong with shrimp pad Thai for only 50 baht ($1.75). I guess I will see tomorrow ... Read more >

Dumbo Day #2

Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | Views [439] | Comments [2]

Chiang Mai :  Woke up this morning and it seems I didn’t have any visitors that last night that wanted to feast on my blood.  I did have a cat that refused to leave my hut however.  Prior to going to bed, 6 local village women came ... Read more >

My meeting with Dumbo

Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | Views [478]

Chiang Mai :  Today it is off to see Dumbo at the Elephant Nature Park about one hour outside of Chiang Mai.  This is the place where they rescue elephants that have been mistreated, stepped on land mines or turned loose.  There currently ... Read more >

Photos: Elephant Nature Park

Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery

A Sanctuary for Elephants
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I have arrived!

Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | Views [328] | Comments [1]

Chiang Mai, Thailand :  After 17,404 Km (10,814 miles) I have arrived to my first rest stop!  Boy am I tired.  I bought my first foreign SIM card and now I most likely am the 1 st person in the family to every have a Thai phone number.... Read more >

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Photos: Chiang Mai

Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery

Northern Thailand
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