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Ban Konglor - 7km of Caving Fun

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | Views [806]

Caves have never been a major interest of mine, but thanks to Sebastian, I’m starting to see them in a whole new light (or lack thereof). Our next destination, Ban Konglor is home to one of the most spectacular limestone caves found in central Laos.... Read more >

Tags: caves, homestay, kids, kong lo

Koh Chang - Last Stop in Thailand

Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | Views [1102]

It took 2 buses, 4 taxis, a boat, and 20 hours for us to travel from Chiang Mai to our last destination in Thailand - Koh Chang. It probably wasn't the best of itinerary choices, but we were committed thanks to our Bangkok travel agent. Fortunately ... Read more >

Tags: bai lan, bang bao, beaches, buses, cooking school, islands, koh chang, lonely beach, tree top adventure park

Gallery: Thailand - Koh Chang

Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Pai & Soppong - A White Water New Years

Saturday, 3 Jan 2009 | Views [2530]

It's been a very eventful week here in northern Thailand. After exploring Chiang Rai, we spent a night in Chiang Mai and then caught an early city bus to Pai. We'd heard that Pai had a laid back bohemian style and was great for rafting and exploring ... Read more >

Tags: cave lodge, chiang mai, hitch-hiking, kayaking, pai, rafting, soppong, swifts, tham lod, wat phra that doi suthep

Gallery: Thailand - Chiang Mai Part 2

Saturday, 3 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Thailand - Pai & Soppong

Friday, 2 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Chiang Rai - Life with the hill tribes.

Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | Views [3620] | Comments [1]

Originally we were supposed to spend the week following Christmas volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park (http://www.elephantnaturepark.org). Unfortunately, they were at capacity so we had an extra week to kill in the north of Thailand. Sebastian ... Read more >

Tags: akha, hill tribes, lahu, long neck karen, trekking, waterfalls, yao

Gallery: Thailand - Chiang Rai

Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Thailand - Chiang Mai

Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Chiang Mai - Trekking time

Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | Views [1073] | Comments [1]

Chiang Mai is a great city. The old part of town is surrounded by a large moat and remnants of an old defense wall. We walked most of it in a day, enjoying different foods, researching our outdoor recreation opportunities, and taking in the sites.... Read more >

Tags: bamboo rafts., chiang mai, elephants, trekking, waterfalls, white karen

Lopburi - Monkeying around with Canadians

Sunday, 21 Dec 2008 | Views [927]

From Ayutthaya we motored north to Lopburi for a brief day trip. The train was packed so we were stuck riding in-between the cars. The ultimate air-conditioning – hanging off the side of a train. J We were accompanied on the train by two girls ... Read more >

Tags: phra prang sam yod, trains, wat phra si ratana mahathat

Ayutthaya - Exploring the ruins of the old capitol

Sunday, 21 Dec 2008 | Views [586]

After nearly 20 hours of travel, we arrived in Ayutthaya, the old capitol of Thailand. The city was one of the largest and wealthiest in the east prior to being leveled by the Burmese in the 18 th century. We spent a good majority of the day walking ... Read more >

Tags: ayutthaya, commemoration festival, unesco world heritage site, wat mahathat, wat phra mane, wat phra ram

Gallery: Thailand - Lopburi

Sunday, 21 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Thailand - Ayutthaya

Sunday, 21 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Koh Tao - More diving adventures

Friday, 19 Dec 2008 | Views [1006]

Again, the small islands prove to be my favorite. Koh Tao lived up to the hype with its friendly locals, great rock outcroppings, numerous dive sites, and plastic bottle recycling!!! We even managed to squeeze in some bad movies (Sex in the City and ... Read more >

Tags: chalok baan kao, diving, jan som., koh tao, mae haad, sairee

Gallery: Thailand - Koh Tao

Friday, 19 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Koh Samui & Koh Pha Ngan - Exploring the Gulf

Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | Views [941] | Comments [1]

Hello from sunny and laid back Koh Pha Ngan. Things here in the Gulf of Thailand are starting to pick up after a rough start. Our time on Koh Samui was somewhat spoiled by another stomach bug. This time it was Sebastian doubled-over in pain. He's nearly ... Read more >

Tags: baan tai beach, chaweng beach, haad rin, koh pha ngan, koh samui, lamai beach, stomach bugs, thong sala, waterfalls

Gallery: Thailand - Koh Pha Ngan

Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Thailand - Koh Samui

Tuesday, 9 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Thailand - Patong

Saturday, 6 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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