Tag Archives: Thailand

Family celebrations in Southeast Asia – Part 2: funeral (Thailand)

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We were in Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. This mountainous region, being one of Thailand’s most popular tourist destinations, is famous for its beautifully scenic landscapes and Kayan people, or as they are widely known as the “Long-Necked Tribe”. You … Continue reading

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Travel Photography Competition – week 34

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Welcome to the 34th edition of our weekly Travel Photography Competition. This week we are going to show you three great photos published on our Facebook page between 17th and 24th February and sent by our contribution photographers from Japan, India … Continue reading

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Sukhothai, Thailand

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New Sukhothai, lying on the banks of the River Yom, is roughly 450km north of Bangkok. This modern, busy little town is, to be frank, not particularly interesting but it is popular with travellers as a base for the nearby … Continue reading

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JP & the thousand km hitch-hike

JP was one of the first men ever to pick us up while hitch-hiking. After being inspired to start we had hitch-hiked across the Malay-Thai border and arrived in the first largish city on the Thai side of the border, … Continue reading

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Crossing borders guide

Do you recoil in fear when confronted with crossing borders? It need not be a nightmare. Come and read our handy crossing borders guide and ensure a smooth passage onto your next destination. written by: Jon

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Thaksin’s Red Shirts

Sometimes hitching from A to B can give you a little slice of the larger political background. In our case A was Sukothai in the middle of Thailand and B was Chang Mai, to the north, a distance of about … Continue reading

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