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Thailand

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Last days in Thailand......

Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | Views [414] | Comments [1]

Hello there again, I am back in the far north of Thailand after leaving Malaysia, and having a lovely week in Singapore with my family. We celebrated my elder grandaughter, Eva's 1st birthday on the 6th November, and it was a very special time for me.... Read more >


Gallery: Pai

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery


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The Motorcycle Story......

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | Views [396]

My apologies to those who have already heard this story, I was requested to put it on here, so skip this one if you had the email!.. This was in Pai in northern Thailand,  a lovely town that smacks of Golden Bay, lots of old hippies, strange smells ... Read more >


Still in Chiang Mai

Saturday, 3 Oct 2009 | Views [417] | Comments [1]

Here I am, still in this beautiful city, I can't tear my self away. I have done lots of sightseeing, visited silk factory and watched the silkworms and learned about how the silk is produced, visited a jade factory, a leather factory - they use all sorts ... Read more >


Chiang Mai

Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | Views [281]

I am just loving Chiang Mai, it is such a clean pretty city, and there is heaps to do and see. I had 2 goals when coming here, to see the baby panda and to ride an elephant again. I am pleased to report that I have achieved both of those goals well and ... Read more >


Gallery: ChiangMai

Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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The Stunning Sukhothai, World Heritage Site, and ancient capital of Siam

Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Views [438] | Comments [3]

This is such a beautiful site, and as I have free internet again,I thought it warranted a story of it's own, and please do look at all the photos. It is a partly restored ruin, set among lakes moats canals and trees, with gigantic buddhas, stupas (the ... Read more >


Gallery: Sukhothai

Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

The ruins of the ancient capital of Siam
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Leaving Bangkok, and heading north...

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | Views [337] | Comments [3]

I am now in a smallish town (Pop about 40,000) called Sukhothai, which is an ancient capital of Thailand, or Siam as it then was. I am going out today to see the "old city" many ruins and historical sites. I spent a couple of days in the ... Read more >


Gallery: Bangkok, central and Northern Thailand

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Koh Mak, and then back to Bangkok....

Saturday, 5 Sep 2009 | Views [340] | Comments [2]

Well, I am finally safely back on the mainland and in a nice hotel in Bangkok, after a beautiful week on this lovely island. However, the last few days were very wet wet wet, tropical storms actually aren't alot of fun. - Especially when you have to leave ... Read more >


Koh Wai - Paradise just keeps getting better!

Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | Views [644] | Comments [2]

Hi all, just a quick update as internet here is very precarious, and EXPENSIVE. I am on a wee island called Koh Wai, about an hour from Koh Chang, and just stunning. I hear from others there are other islands, Koh maak, and koh Kut, so next boat, I think ... Read more >


Gallery: Thai Islands

Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Another day in Paradise! (No it is, it really is!)

Monday, 17 Aug 2009 | Views [559] | Comments [2]

  Here I am, still at the beautiful KaiBae beach at Koh Chang sitting out the most magnificent thunder storm - just starting my 2nd week here. I have learnt a big lesson, paying ahead for 2 weeks is not the most sensible thing to do, even though it did ... Read more >


A time of solitude..

Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | Views [295] | Comments [2]

I have moved to this wee cabin, just one room and a bathroom, very clean and totally adequate, at 400Baht per night. I was a bit worried about the bed at first, as it is old fashioned wire, inner sprung matress, but surprisingly I found it very comfortable.... Read more >


A wee corner of paradise

Saturday, 8 Aug 2009 | Views [350] | Comments [3]

The bus trip down from Bangkok was long and hot, but the thing I notice about travellers, especially the more "mature" ones, is that they are so friendly! Everyone chatted away, and were so interested in my story and what I was doing. I certainly ... Read more >

 

 

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