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    Although the boat house is indeed nice, ( the...

    Although the boat house is indeed nice, ( the wine list at the restaurant is 5 star ( with prices to match) the area outside the hotel sucks...

    There a 3 very nice beachfront hotels in Kamala, (...
  2. with the Chinese Money pulling out, will all the...

    with the Chinese Money pulling out, will all the half finished buildings remain as they are?

    YouTube
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    Nepal Special----TopGear

    well worth watching on BBC2 or download on torrent


    https://teakdoor.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=43048&stc=1

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000crsk
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    LOL;;;;;;;

    LOL;;;;;;;
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    very professional looking pics, they urs or the...

    very professional looking pics, they urs or the companies?
    as they look like shot the same day as the photos on their site
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    Congrats for ur daughter, mine is getting her RN...

    Congrats for ur daughter,
    mine is getting her RN in Northern California>>>

    anyone wants heres some Pics from last oct in Northern ca, Road trip from SFO- Napa- South lake Tahoe- Tufa formations...
  7. " in Cambodia, everything is possible. No one...

    " in Cambodia, everything is possible.

    No one can say this is a good thing for the locals...
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    also don had a great "order in advance "...

    also don had a great "order in advance " thanksgiving dinner..
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    Poll: Burma fly into Mandalay, car/min van down to...

    Burma
    fly into Mandalay, car/min van down to Bagan and overnight train to Yangon..fly out would be just right for a week
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    Thanks guys; view more here...

    Thanks guys;
    view more here
    https://phuket.zenfolio.com/p275499884
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    Spent 13 days in late Oct, early Nov in Nepal,...

    Spent 13 days in late Oct, early Nov in Nepal, stayed in Thamel, Bhaktapur, Nagarkot and Patan.
    113 rps= $1
    Never paid more than $20 for a nice room. I like my own bathroom, hot water,...
  12. The chinese forever changed the area in 3 short...

    The chinese forever changed the area in 3 short years


    https://youtu.be/aZ3d6_erOYg
  13. Sorry misspelled SihanoukvilleHope i didn't hurt...

    Sorry misspelled SihanoukvilleHope i didn't hurt ur feelings to much
    another;

    https://youtu.be/65bAbzZIwmk?t=227

    I long for the days of breakfast at Browns back in 2008 on Victory beach
  14. After viewing this,you will never wish to visit Shianoukville

    Especially if you had been there pre 2015

    https://youtu.be/0sk933P2YzE?t=153
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    Dont know why nobody gave you a direct response...

    Dont know why nobody gave you a direct response but;
    2 months prior and unlike the retirement extension, ur allowed to take it ALL out the day after you get the extension!!



    BS: he was NOT on...
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    Did mine in Late june in Phuket,( took 10...

    Did mine in Late june in Phuket,( took 10 minutes) pick up next day after noon
    they told me make sure my 800,000 stays 90 days but as i am already below 400,000
    its my last year in Thailand,
    off...
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    FYI: :-( just back last night, very very...

    FYI: :-(
    just back last night, very very disappointed . The city/country is worse off now than it was 20 years ago.
    Terrible traffic in KTM and surroundings, roads really suck, really bad smog...
  18. Nine Border Checkpoints to Discontinue Visa On Arrival Services

    ?? this cant possible help tourism,so why?

    ...
  19. I traveled frequently alone with my daughter, (...

    I traveled frequently alone with my daughter, ( same last name) multiple times to the states and throughout SE Asia from when she was six till she moved to America at 18 for uni.
    never had any...
  20. sad news, and hope all for the best. Airfare to...

    sad news, and hope all for the best. Airfare to the uk ( just checked) one way Bangkok-London on thai is ONLY $384 ( $289 on Egypt air) for a flight next week, but what than?
    Does he have a back up...
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    Yea, looking forward to the trip and seeing the...

    Yea, looking forward to the trip and seeing the changes,
    in 85-88 had an apt in KTM when was living in Thailand as was traveling up there so much :-)

    Even thou before all places were free,...
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    fuck; that really sucks, everywhere is expensive...

    fuck;
    that really sucks, everywhere is expensive
    $1=113 NPR

    Kathmandu Durbar Square 1,000 npr
    Pashupatinath Temple 1,000 npr
    Patan Durbar Square 1,000 npr
    Bauddhanath Stupa 400 npr
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    Stayed at the first Dyansty a few times on soi 4,...

    Stayed at the first Dyansty a few times on soi 4, than over the to the new one on the street that heads to soi 6, couple times at the nana hotel, (parking lots was a great pick up place rather than...
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    Anyone been up to Nepal recently?

    Heading up the 23rd, will be my first visit in 20 years so expecting lots of changes.
    will mostly be around Thamel & Patan with brief trips to Bhaktapur and Nagarkot

    Have heard there is now a...
  25. HUH??? double HUH??? 2005 was the LOWEST...

    HUH???

    double HUH???

    2005 was the LOWEST YEAR I have ever seen Phuket since I moved here in 1985>
    Patong each seems busy on my weekly visits to JC for sunday lunch. Kamala busier now than past...
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    always use my thai license to drive on and rent...

    always use my thai license to drive on and rent car with even thou i hold a California license.
    Was stopped once years ago outside sf and gave the officer the thai license an he askes me what cereal...
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    i have always found Laos very friendly but than,...

    i have always found Laos very friendly but than, no more so than Burma or outside the tourist areas in Camboida or thailand.

    If you smile, they smile back.
    PLUS if ur eating in the same area...
  28. Thread: TM30

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    I love not having to see Terry's post!!!

    I love not having to see Terry's post!!!
  29. Thread: TM30

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    Check in, u need report to your immigration if...

    Check in, u need report to your immigration if you have been gone 24 hours.
  30. Thread: TM30

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    Close: A landlord needs report ANY and every non...

    Close:
    A landlord needs report ANY and every non thai, ( tourist included) stayng at their residence, hotel, gh,spare room, garage... whenever they check in.
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    Go buy off lazada and load Kodi and Mobdro Been...

    Go buy off lazada and load Kodi and Mobdro
    Been using this box...
  32. they built a new landfill further out of town at...

    they built a new landfill further out of town at Choeung Ek commune, but the families are NOT allowed in to pick
  33. land fill closed in 2009 Give thanks to Scott ...

    land fill closed in 2009

    Give thanks to Scott and CCF, https://www.cambodianchildrensfund.org/scotts-story/
    for helping many of the dump girls and boys

    Here's some old pics from that time,...
  34. Thread: TM30

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    My username/pass took 3-4 days to arrive via email

    My username/pass took 3-4 days to arrive via email
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    Poll: best filipino food ate was in HK

    best filipino food ate was in HK<Go to PI and it all sucks
    hit the horse racing over in Happy valley, great way to spend the day watching the locals
  36. I'd love to hear more about this, 1 year visa by...

    I'd love to hear more about this, 1 year visa by just asking for it as i have never heard of that> I oculd just make up something and put it in a piece of luggage to impress them as well LOL

    Best...
  37. Giving the choice between Chiang mai, ( where you...

    Giving the choice between Chiang mai, ( where you could easily spend 1 week and have a great time renting a car an visiting lots of places and see lots.

    vs Penang, (i assume u mean Georgetown,...
  38. skip Khao Lak..same beaches as Phuket and Koh...

    skip Khao Lak..same beaches as Phuket and Koh Lanta and nothing else.
    3 days Khao sok in a tree house and boat
    4-5 days in Koh Lanta

    Fly R/T to Chiang Mai, ( plenty of direct flights) for 5-7...
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    stopped at Pai on my yearly road trip last July,...

    stopped at Pai on my yearly road trip last July, have avoided stopping there for the past 10 years but figured i would try it

    was impressed
    great deals on hotels, loved walking street and the...
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    you CANT get the 1 year extension on a tourist...

    you CANT get the 1 year extension on a tourist visa.
    go to Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia,etc and get a single entry Non O visa
  41. did they not tell you that the 65,000 needs to...

    did they not tell you that the 65,000 needs to show in your bank book and statement that it came in from outside the country?
    some people using "transferwise" does not always show it as an...
  42. Health insurance is NOT life insurance...

    Health insurance is NOT life insurance
    Health/you pay every year till you die and get nothing back

    Heres a good list of the providers and costs

    https://longstay.tgia.org/
  43. Between Rawaii and Chalong is a huge 4 lane road....

    Between Rawaii and Chalong is a huge 4 lane road. Once the underpass is finished, it will be fast traveling.
    For me thou, dont care for the southern part of the island
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    problems with the chinese in Fiji

    Personally the way China seeks expansion and to take over disgusts me.
    Look at what they are doing in Cambodia?
    now what they tried inn Fuji


    https://youtu.be/T1UrPJzi0XU
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    so to set things in perspective, your paying...

    so to set things in perspective, your paying 1,500 baht/month for everything i get for free
  46. wow< can my half thai / half American daughter...

    wow< can my half thai / half American daughter living in America support me living in Thailand as i am over 50?

    I thought it was the other way around as i got a extension for 2years back in the...
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    Poll: IF you have not been; Maldives just for relaxing...

    IF you have not been;
    Maldives just for relaxing and u have lots of spare$$

    Burma, 5-7 days will get ya to Yangon, Bagan and Mandalay. go now before its ruined
    Fly into Mandalay- boat to...
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    you forgot the cemetery, a lovely quiet place, ...

    you forgot the cemetery, a lovely quiet place, Love reading the tombstones
    also a visit to the E&O hotel
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    quite an adventure>>>

    quite an adventure>>>
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    some past shots ...

    some past shots

    https://phuket.zenfolio.com/p867215729

    lovely place for a 3 day stop over, lots of Boutique hotels now on and just off of Chula street.
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