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Trip: Thailand

There are [9] stories from my trip: Thailand


Beaches with Blake in Gulf of Thailand

THAILAND | Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | Views [440]

Riding on the train from Bangkok to Chumphon, Pete could hardly contain himself.  Not only were the train windows open, making it possible for him to poke his head out into the wind, but Blake would be meeting us at the train station. It was getting ... Read more >


Gallery: Blake Week in the islands

THAILAND | Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Luang Prabang

LAOS | Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Elephant Nature Park

THAILAND | Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | Views [1053] | Comments [3]

Every city we've visited in Thailand offers adventure tours that include an elephant trekking trip.  Even in Pai we came across three tour companies with elephants chained to enclosures, ready to take us into the jungle for less than $7.  This is very ... Read more >


Chiang Mai - Pai - Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | Views [952]

Arriving in Chiang Mai was a bit of a relief after Bangkok.  It's much smaller and less chaotic, but still has over 1 million residents and nearly as many tourists.  We did find it much easier to get around as the whole city center is surrounded by an ... Read more >


Gallery: Save the Elephants!

THAILAND | Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: 2 Nights in Pai

THAILAND | Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Bangkok

THAILAND | Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Bangkok... wow

THAILAND | Saturday, 7 Feb 2009 | Views [560]

We made it to Bangkok... and what a difference from NZ. All in all it took us about 38 hours of travel/waiting time to get here Thursday night around 7:30 pm (local time), but everything went smoothly and I think we are managing the jet lag pretty well.... Read more >