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    Ban Grood Chill Out Trip.

    Saw Pat's pics today of getting a train down to Hua Hin for the weekend, and it reminded me of this wittle trip.


    There's a lovely quiet little place 150km or so south of Hua Hin, just North of Bang Saphan.

    A very convenient and easy way to get there is by 1st class aircon train.

    Leaves Hualamphong at 8am, and arrives at around 1pm.


    Very quaint little train station, a saleng to any resort is around 40thb.

    We stayed in this place. Really cheap, less than 2k per night iirc.

    Wellcome to BanKrut Resort



    Nice and quiet big long beach.

    Pity I only seem to have a handful of photos. Think these are all my sister's pics. Fook knows what happened mine.


    Maybe they were lost during me computer's hacking last year.


    Or the hacking the previous year.





    Everybody likes a pool on a hot sunny day.



    Easy to rent out a car through the resorts, nice big temple up on the hill.





    Will stick to beer and gung chae naam pla thanks.



    The cleaners caught this guy for lunch.




    The train back is at a convenient 3pm-ish.


    Nice little easy place for a 2 or 3 day break from foooooookin' Bangkok.
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    Around 350km from BKK.

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    350km in 5 hours on a train in Thailand.

    I call bullshit on that one

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dillinger View Post
    350km in 5 hours on a train in Thailand.

    I call bullshit on that one
    Jing jing bud.

    Leaves at 8:05

    Gets to Hua Hin at 11:29

    Then a short jaunt down ze coast.

    https://www.seat61.com/Thailand.htm#...thern_Thailand

    It's one of those fancy schmancy ones that has aircon, gets right of way, and 95%+ chance of everyone arriving without having been raped or murdered by a staff member.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
    and 95%+ chance of everyone arriving without having been raped or murdered by a staff member.
    where's the nostalgia gone? Thailand is certainly different today.

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    A quick glance at My Observers book of Geography , Large Beaches and unatural history reveals you are MIDway from Kokbang to Hat Yai.

    Looking for some Maanam on man action?






    He's got ball I'll give him that



    They wanted too ROGER Dillingirl but he was busy cut and fisting his latest driller thriller

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dillinger View Post
    350km in 5 hours on a train in Thailand.

    I call bullshit on that one
    Not too much exposure to the Thai rail systems, have ya Dill...?

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    No need to when you fly private jet, that's running on Dom Perignon.

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    Gonna give that a go next time, cheers for posting Zulu.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
    No need to when you fly private jet, that's running on Dom Perignon.
    strewth thats the bees knees , certainly an upgrade from a TESLA run on bs,

    I'm in awe now seldom schmoozing with such high rollers , I'd always imagined you drove a family car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HuangLao View Post
    Not too much exposure to the Thai rail systems, have ya Dill...?
    I do know they are notoriously late and slow, you cant drink beer on them, that Luigi is full of shit and theres no first class train that does that journey and no one calls the place Ban Grood, its Ban Krut

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    Google maps says 4 and a half hours by car and 5 and a half hours by train which sounds ok for a train journey I guess if its on time, which i highly doubt.

    Heres a better site for info on the train number and times if anyones interested, or maybe i missed the link to Luigi's first class Orient Express in his link full of more links



    https://www.train36.com/train-from-b...-ban-krut.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dillinger View Post
    350km in 5 hours on a train in Thailand.

    I call bullshit on that one

    Lulu.

    The poster you can trust.

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    Don't forget to post pics of the food on the train, magic Lulu picnic basket.

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