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Sihanoukville, Southern Cambodia

Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | Views [1747] | Comments [1]

1st-2nd June 2008 Sihanoukville, in southern Cambodia, is a beach-resort town. Stephen and I decided to stay in a guesthouse away from the crowds. But on the first day we ventured into town and then to the backpackers' area. The beaches alongside ... Read more >

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Crossing into Cambodia

Sunday, 1 Jun 2008 | Views [1123]

29th-30th May 2008 Finally, I am out of Bangkok. Stephen and I travelled by bus and ferry to an island called Koh Chang, which is an island in Eastern Thailand. The island was a convenient stopping off point for a couple of days before entering ... Read more >

Tags: border, cambodia, chang, crossing, kong, thailand


Gallery: Koh Chang, Eastern Thailand

Friday, 30 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Thai Kickboxing

Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Views [1460]

27th MAY 2007 Bangkok, like many cities including London, is diverse. If you were picked up and unknowingly dropped in turn at Downtown Bangkok, the Financial Centre of Bangkok, and then Old Bangkok, you would be startled to subsequently learn ... Read more >

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Gallery: Tiger Temple, Kanchanaburi, West Thailand

Monday, 26 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Tiger Temple - Kanchanburi, West Thailand

Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [8569] | Comments [11]

Tiger Temple is a temple in the heart of West Thailand. But this is no ordinary temple. The temple is not only the residence of monks, but also of tigers. When villagers found an orphaned tiger cub, they went from place to place seeking help. Upon ... Read more >

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Group Tour of West Thailand

Sunday, 25 May 2008 | Views [933] | Comments [1]

Having stayed in some fairly basic accommodation for the first week, I was pleasantly surprised when the hotel receptionist of the Viengtai Hotel handed me a room key after checking in for my tour. Clean, air-conditioned room - bliss. There were 5 other ... Read more >


Gallery: Nonthaburi (northern suburb of Bangkok) - Days 6-7 of Group Tour

Saturday, 24 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Kanchanaburi, West Thailand - Days 5-6 of Group Tour

Friday, 23 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Sangkhlaburi, West Thailand - Day 4 of Group Tour

Thursday, 22 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Sangkhlaburi, West Thailand (7hr bus ride from Bangkok) - Day 3 of Group Tour

Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

The first stop on my week-long group tour
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Chinatown & Thonburi (Old Bangkok)

Saturday, 17 May 2008 | Views [1917] | Comments [2]

Made the decision to relocate again. I feel like I have explored all of they main tourist attractions in Bangkok, but I have yet to discover what life is really like for the average Thai in Bangkok. So I have headed further into the heart of Bangkok, ... Read more >

Tags: boat, chao praya, chinatown, longtail, old bangkok, ride, river, thonburi


Gallery: Chinatown & Thonburi (Old Bangkok)

Saturday, 17 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Real life in Bangkok
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Gallery: Temples & Buddhas

Thursday, 15 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Ratanakosin, Bangkok
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Temples & Buddhas

Thursday, 15 May 2008 | Views [503]

Every few metres I find myself harrassed by tuk tuk and/or taxi drivers who want to drive me somewhere. I am fully aware that most of these drivers are trying to con me out of my money somehow. The most common ploy is to say that the tourist attraction ... Read more >


Jet-lagged

Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | Views [517]

Everything has been an effort today. Jetlagged and really feeling it. Managed to get myself out of bed at a decent time, but have been a bit zombie-like all day. (N.B. Thailand is GMT+7hrs) Didn't help that I was lugging my rucksack around the city ... Read more >


Gallery: Khao San Road

Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Life in the backpackers' region of Bangkok
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First steps in Thailand

Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Views [651]

Well, "today" (today for me is two days ago for you because I haven't slept yet) is the start of the adventure. Unfortunately, I didn't have time to sleep on the night of the 11th May (the day before my flight) because I was busy making last ... Read more >

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