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Trip: Thailand

There are [10] stories from my trip: Thailand

Thailand - Diving in Ko Lanta

THAILAND | Saturday, 23 Jan 2010 | Views [451]

Diving in Ko Lanta I've been doing a lot of diving the past week or so.  Ko Tao was good, but the visibility was a bit murcky due to winds.  The last 2 days that we were there the boat didn't even go out to the best spot due to the ... Read more >

Thailand - diving in Koh Tao

THAILAND | Saturday, 16 Jan 2010 | Views [569]

diving in Koh Tao Irene has been diving for the last 4 days.  The first day was just a refresher, she went to 2 dive sites.  Saw a lot of different kinds of fish, but nothing spectacular. The next day she did her deep water dive (28 ... Read more >

Thailand - Monk Chat & Tour

THAILAND | Saturday, 19 Dec 2009 | Views [538]

Monk Chat & Tour Thursday:   Panom toured us around all day.  We thought we had a nice time at the Monk Chat in Chiang Mai, well we spent all day on a Monk Chat with Panom.  He first took us to his Temple where he was ... Read more >

Thailand - Elephants, Snakes & Tigers

THAILAND | Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | Views [620]

Elephants, Snakes & Tigers Monday:  The hosts gave us 2 mountain bikes and a map.  We rode about 6 Km to the tiger farm.  We got to pet some and pat their bellies (which they love).   One of the tigers must have ... Read more >

Thailand - Shangri-La

THAILAND | Thursday, 17 Dec 2009 | Views [562]

Shangri-La We are staying in Shangri-La!! My last entry said we were going for Thai language lessons, and we did.  That turned out to be very useful.  She taught us some basic words and phrases that will be very useful going ... Read more >

Thailand - Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Tuesday, 15 Dec 2009 | Views [570]

Chiang Mai One of the things that Irene was looking forward to most about this whole trip was taking a cooking class (or two.... maybe three.....:) )  We were picked up at our guesthouse at 9:00 am in a ChiangMai style taxi - a truck with ... Read more >

Thailand - Sukhotai

THAILAND | Saturday, 12 Dec 2009 | Views [490]

Sukhotai We took a 7 hour bus ride to Sukothai on Tuesday.  We had made a reservation at TR Guesthouse on-line the night before and they had given us a confirmation number as well as a telephone number to call when we arrived so they could ... Read more >

Thailand - King’s Birthday - Bangkok

THAILAND | Sunday, 6 Dec 2009 | Views [400]

   They found Irene's luggage!!:)  It arrived about midnight last night.  The airline called earlier in the day and said it would be delivered around 6 pm, however since the King's birthday celebration is being held so close to our ... Read more >

Thailand - More Bangkok

THAILAND | Thursday, 3 Dec 2009 | Views [343]

More Bangkok We went to the Grand Palace today.    Most of the temples are either free to all or at least free to locals - tourists still have to pay - because of - you guessed it - king's birthday.  The Grand Palace ... Read more >

Thailand - Bangkok

THAILAND | Wednesday, 2 Dec 2009 | Views [405]

  Bangkok   First of all, we are here, we are fine, and the weather is nice.   Our journey was not without a hitch, however.  Irene's backback didn't quite make it. It got left in Vancouver.  ... Read more >