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Bangkok Markets and the River

December 9th, 2007 · No Comments

One of the great attractions about Thailand in general is the incredible open air markets that are all over the place. The Thai people, in general, think nothing of setting up a shingle on a sidewalk and selling something. When they get organized and clump together or somebody throws money at the problem, the markets […]

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The Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho

November 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Another of the interesting sites that we visited in Bangkok was called Wat Pho and its another beautiful temple on large grounds. It was pissing rain when we went so there aren’t many pictures of the exterior. Its also the place where I warned Sharon to be more respectful of religious icons otherwise there would […]

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Bangkok Pictures and Photo Processing

November 25th, 2007 · No Comments

I have updated the blog entry about Bangkok with pictures and have posted 2 new picture galleries. One is of general scenes in around and Bangkok (some appear in the blog above). The other is a gallery of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. The Grand Palace is something to behold, I was expected opulence but […]

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Finding the Hotel (aka Sharon might be right)

August 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment

A friend found us some accommodation in Bangkok after we left Chiang Mai. It was centrally located and the price was more or less right. We flew into Bangkok went to the taxi stand, explained where we were staying. Since it’s not a well known hotel, we told the taxi stand operator what the nearest […]

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Tags: Bangkok · Blogroll · Togetherness · Travel

Gold Class Movies

July 25th, 2007 · No Comments

We have already told you how fantastic it is that you can see a movie here for less than $3.00 per person.  Well now we have found out what you can get for the price of a North American movie ticket.  Gold Class baby! Gold Class is a ticket that is very special.  You have […]

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