Category Archives: Thailand

AirAsia sucks

Mid-morning drive to airport followed by 2 short flights. Unfortunately, AirAsia is a budget airlines. They will not check bags to final destination and we almost missed the flight in Bangkok. Then one of our bags seems to have liked … Continue reading

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Day of doing nothing

Day of sitting by the pool. Daddy almost get his dream come true at the first geocaching site. If I had slipped down that hill, I would never have been found.

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James Bond Island

We took a long bus/boat ride to go to James Bond Island for 30 minutes then lunch in the floating town of Panyee Village..

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We both fall off the boat

We took a tour to Phi Phi Island to snorkel. When we first got there, I slipped getting off of the long boat and landed on one knee – luckily the backpack stayed dry. After snorkeling, daddy was getting off … Continue reading

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Disneyland in Phuket

We had a late morning. I went to the gym and got a foot massage. Howie managed to get to breakfast before it closed at 10. Then a flight to Phuket. That evening we visited FantaSea, a Disneyland / Las … Continue reading

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Driving in the monsoon rain

The poor driver had to drive 500 km in pouring rain. We visited Chiang Saen, the northermost city in Thailand. Then on to the Golden Triangle where Thailand, Laos, and Burma meet. Golden because of the prosperous opium trade of … Continue reading

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Elephants

Elephant show- Elephant ride- Ox card ride- River raft ride- Orchid Nursery – raising orchids for sale Silk factory Thai dinner with show

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Mountains are cooler

After a more reasonable pick up time, we drove up the mountain outside of town. The road was windy, twisty, narrow and at some places the shoulder was washed out – but we made it up and down. First we … Continue reading

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Ayuthaya

After another early start, we drove an hour to Bang Pa-In Summer Palace. A palace some king (Raman V) built on the site where his king father met his commoner mother. Then we visited an old, but still active temple … Continue reading

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The Emerald Buddha is jade

After an early morning pickup, we drove out of town. The first stop was the train market. A local market on a train track. 8 times a day the merchants move the stuff back off of the track to let … Continue reading

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