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Phuket

Sunday, 25 Jan 2009 | Views [1137] | Comments [1]

I was oringally planning on going to Ko Phi Phi on the way from Krabi to Phuket, but instead took a bus directly to Phuket. Now Phuket gets a bad rap on the backpacker circuit. Like bali, its a place where the highenmd resorts have taken over much of ... Read more >


Karst III

Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | Views [1063] | Comments [1]

I could not decide if I should: a. Fly to Krabi b. Take a direct bus c. Take the sleeper train to Surat Thani and then switch to a bus   While I was dilly dallying, a became expensive. I eventually went to the train station on my last day in Bangkok ... Read more >

Tags: krabi


The Temples of Bangkok

Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | Views [1057]

I mostly came to bangkok to visit with two college friends. Ironically, I only saw one of my closest friends from school, Rolondo, who was on my hall freshman year, and was also a physics major, once. But I got to spend a lot of time with Paul, who was ... Read more >

Tags: temples


Underwear

Thursday, 25 Dec 2008 | Views [1219]

I traveled back to Chang Mai on my way down to bangkok, but I planned to stay over 1 more night in Chang Mai for Logistical reasons. The first reason is to insure that I could book a sleeper seat in the night train to bangkok (which had to be done at ... Read more >


The Nest

Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | Views [790]

Tired of city life, I headed North to Chiang Dao in the Mountains. My typical trip, started with a shared taxi across town for 20 baht to the bus station, a 1.5 hour bus ride for 40 baht, and then a 10 minute ride in (an empty) shared taxi for 150 ... Read more >

Tags: trek


For The Love Of Elephants

Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | Views [1591] | Video

The Elephant has long been the symbol of Thailand. A majestic animal. It roamed the jungles, lived near streams and was occasionally put to work in the service of kings. It even was used as a religious symbol at temples. While some roamed free, ... Read more >

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Partying in Chiang Mai

Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | Views [1274]

I arrived in Chiang Mai, Thailand's second city, and Major city in the North. It is a huge place, sprawling for miles in all directions, with no tall buildings. It is also a pretty place. Surrounded by mountains, with a nice river, and an old ... Read more >

Tags: riverside bar

 

 

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