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    Surin and some elephants

    Now Surin is famous for 2 things, elephants and more importantly gals, this year they will have the elephant thing on the 18th,19th & 20th November, now if you really have nothing better to do like cleaning your belly button or stuff then its probably worth going.

    The three main modes of transport between Suin and Bangkok are ; train,plane and bus. Here are the schedules to and from Surin. Tour operators are noted and where possible with telephone numbers.

    Train
    There is a good rail service between the two cities with one first class sleeper per day in either direction;
    Bkk-Surin..................21.00-05.12
    Surin-Bkk..................20.37-05.05

    The rest of the schedules are;
    BKK to Surin Surin to BKK
    15.20..................00.24 08.00..................14.55
    18.45...................03.27 09.57..................19.00
    21.50..................05.47 16.42..................23.10
    22.40...................07.30 17.36..................03.15
    23.40..................08.43 19.39..................04.00
    05.45..................12.18 21.15..................05-35
    06.40..................15.27 21.53..................06.30
    11.05..................17.55

    All trains stop at Don Muang (BKK airport) Railway Station,so add or subtract about appx 45 mins accordingly.

    Bus
    Sombat tours do a once daily VIP bus from BKK (Moochit) to Surin and Visa-versa.
    BKK-Surin 21.00.................04.00
    Surin-BKK 21.30.................04.30

    For bookings and advice tel:
    Moochit 02-9363256
    Surin 044-511221
    There are other bus services but this one is realible.

    Plane
    The airport nearest to Surin is Buriram (BFV) and is served by Phuket Air. Flights are daily.
    BKK-BFV 17.00..................18.20
    BFV-BKK 18.50...................20.10
    Telephone for Phuket Air BKK is 02-6798999
    if you want to eat there i think this is the only place that does normal food

    he also has all this stuff aswell

    The Farang Connection & Dream On Sports Lounge

    Take-away Goods

    We are pleased to announce: we now have a large offering of take-away foods for your at home pleasure. In addition all of the dishes on our regular menu are available for takeout.



    Back bacon (Kg)..................................ί280
    Salami (100gm)...................................ί70
    Paris ham (200gm)...............................ί70
    Lamb leg/shoulder (appx 2Kg)...............ί400 per Kg
    Leberkaes (200gm)...............................ί70
    Kalbs/schweine bratwuerst (Kg)............ί230
    Kalbs/schweine bratwuerst (Kg)............ί250
    Wiener wuerst (Kg)................................ί250
    English Pork sausages..........................ί150
    Hamburgers:
    Reg......................................ί35 each
    1/4 pounders........................ί45 each
    Lamburgers........................ί40 each
    Steaks:
    T-bone......400gm...................ί200
    Sirloin.......200gm...................ί150 350gm…………………………ί225
    Fillet.........200gm...................ί150
    Meatpies
    Chicken……………………………………………………………………..ί80
    Chicken & Mushroom………………………………………….ί80
    Minced Beef & Onion…………………………………………ί80
    Steak………………………………………………………………………..ί80
    Steak & Kidney……………………………………………………ί80
    Steak & Mushroom…………………………………………….ί80
    Meat & Potato……………………………………………………….ί80
    Pork……………………………………………………………………….ί75
    Cheeses:
    N.Z. Cheddar Yellow (200gm)............ί90
    N.Z. Cheddar Red (200gm)............ί90
    Processed Cheddar (200gm)............ί85
    Dutch Gouder (200gm)...........ί140
    Dutch Edam (200gm)..............ί140
    Danish Blue (wedge)...............ί100
    Danish camenbert (125gm).....ί250
    Danish Brie (125gm)...............ί250
    Fruit pies
    Apple…………...…………………………..ί45
    Cherry………………………………………….ί45
    Blueberry…………………………………………ί45
    Apple and Blueberry…...…………………………..ί60

    Sauces and Seasonings

    Heinz steak sauce...................................ί110
    H.P. sauce............................................. ..ί110
    Malt vinegar........................................... ..ί110
    Red wine vinegar.............................ί130/190
    Demi-brown sauce...................................ί300
    Spicy mustard........................................... ί110
    Thousand Island.......................................ί90
    Heinz low fat mayo....................................ί90
    Bovril……………………………………..ί150/200
    Marmite……………………………………..ί150/200
    Vegamite……………………………………..ί150
    Demi brown Gravy……………………………………..ί300
    Besto powder……………………………………..ί100/150
    Tabasco Red or Green.......................ί130
    I Can't Believe its not Butter.......................ί165
    Cambell Soups
    Clam Chowder......................................ί65
    Tomato......................................ί55
    Cream of Chicken......................................ί55
    Cream of Potato......................................ί55
    Cream of Broccolli......................................ί55
    Cream of Mushroom......................................ί55
    Cream of Chicken and Mushroom...................ί55
    General
    Dill pickles (jar)........................................ί100
    Dill pickles w/ chillies (jar).......................ί100
    Pickled Onions.......................ί110
    Pickled Beetroot.......................ί110
    Tinned Tomatoes (large).......................ί45
    Tinned Tomatoes (caterers).......................ί180
    Tinned Tomatoes (Italian plum).......................ί90
    Corned beef.............................................ί 180
    Baked beans............................................ί 35
    Instant mash potatoes..............................ί100
    Birds custard powder................................ί50
    Coffee: Blue Mountain/Mocca...................ί125

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    Well, I'm a great fan of both Thai elephants and girls, but I've never made it to Surin. I'll shall have to hop on the choo choo and check it out, I can indulge in both passions at the same time!

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