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The Bridge Over the River Kwai

Tuesday, 3 Jan 2006 | Views [3922] | Comments [4]

A happy 2006 to you all. There are new pictures uploaded to the Thailand file... You know, I wonder why I do it to myself. With a banging hangover thanks to new year's, zero hours sleep for the same reason, I bode farewell to my friends on Pha-Ngan ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Last day on the beach

Saturday, 31 Dec 2005 | Views [763]

Hi all. I've uploaded some pictures to the blog, they are in a file called Ko Pha-Ngan. This is my last day on the island. I've decided to take the joint ferry/bus back to up Bangkok tomorrow (yes, new year's day) no doubt with a hangover. This might ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Boxing day & Beyond

Tuesday, 27 Dec 2005 | Views [1768]

Hi all, I hope you had a lazy boxing day..... After a busy Christmas day on the beach, we finally called it a night after stuffing ourselves with some great food. The owner of the place that we are staying at (called "Onh") made us Christmas ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Ko Pha-Ngan

Saturday, 24 Dec 2005 | Views [926] | Comments [2]

Hi all, Firstly, I hope you all have a very merry Christmas for tomorrow! The last few days have seen me relaxing on the island of Ko Pha-Ngan, which is an island on the eastern side. I am staying in a really quiet hut with some other friends on ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Back in Bangkok

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2005 | Views [555]

I'm back in Bangkok now after a gruelling 12 hour drive on dirt roads from Siem Riep. The trip was bad for many reasons. We found out that there is a bit of a scam going on with the operator, in that he will stop at a few places in order for us to "... Read more >

Tags: Scams & Robberies

Trekking: photo-tastic

Friday, 18 Nov 2005 | Views [709] | Comments [4]

Were back in the land of the living now after our great three day trek in the bad bush. This is the second time I have typed this due to a bad computer, so perhaps this post will be a little brief! As you can see, the picture is of me on my trusty steed.... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Gallery: Thailand

Friday, 18 Nov 2005 | Photo Gallery

A very random selection of all things Thai!
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Laos: prep work

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2005 | Views [1215] | Comments [3]

These last few days have seen the four of us exploring CM and also arranging travellers cheques, currency and transport for the crossing by boat down the Mekong river into Laos. Before that however, we will take a three day jungle trek. Here, there will ... Read more >

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Myanmar border: Ka'ren people

Sunday, 13 Nov 2005 | Views [1329] | Comments [2]

You find us safe and well today.......... Yesterday Kari and I had a relaxing day zooming around town on a moped. Here in CM, the moped rules, with everyone from monks to teenage boys driving them, their girlfriends clutching onto them on the passenger ... Read more >

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Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand

Thursday, 10 Nov 2005 | Views [849] | Comments [4]

Here we are on day 6.... We left Bangkok after spending a day ducking out of shop doorways and big umbrellas, trying to keep dry due to heavy rain that just fell and fell. Our bus to Chiang Mai (CM) was at 6pm, so we had the day to kill. We basically ... Read more >

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Monks & Muay Thai

Monday, 7 Nov 2005 | Views [908] | Comments [2]

Here we are on day three....... Bangkok is a steamy South Asian capital which never seems to stop. The monsoon weather has got hotter since we have been here, and that, along with the traffic, noise and pollution problems make it a little ... Read more >

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Bangkok: Khao San Road

Sunday, 6 Nov 2005 | Views [798] | Comments [1]

We have arrived safetly in Bangkok. The flight over was OK because I was lucky enough to get an emergency exit seat, and the Thai airways staff were REALLY eager to help at any point with drinks etc. I didn't get any sleep though, so yesterday was spent ... Read more >

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