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    Issan Toilet...

    :smileylaughing:


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    Toilet motorcycle runs on human poo power | Crave -...
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    In all the years I went on holidays to Jomtien I...

    In all the years I went on holidays to Jomtien I never, never was game enough to enter the water there - even when the beach "seemed" to be relatively clean.
    For swimming pleasure I make the effort...
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    Have gone there a few times - also enjoyed the...

    Have gone there a few times - also enjoyed the Foot Massages there. The best thing about this is, that Farangs don't have to pay a higher price than Thai's - in fact, there is NO ENTRY FEE!!!!
    Best...
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    Had a few days in Krabi - (after Samui) - and...

    Had a few days in Krabi - (after Samui) - and enjoyed every day there..... fantastic sun-sets, nice daytrips to various Islands and.... the weather was kind for our stay there.
    Had a nice Hotel on...
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    Looking forward to my Visa-run today and may add...

    Looking forward to my Visa-run today and may add a few extra days in Vientiane and/or Luang Prabang.....
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    Thank's for that..... I should have looked at...

    Thank's for that..... I should have looked at this Report earlier - when I was up in Chiang Mai last August. But then I did not need a Visa Run....and I don't have the use of a Car....
    However, my...
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    Empty Shelves

    I got a shock when I visited my "local" Home-Mart Store here in Jomtien recently and found the regular Water Bottle supplies totally depleted - since then, other Items like Bread, Eggs and even Beer...
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    Dubai

    I went there in April for the first time and was truly disappointed. While the Buildings are all spectacular - the whole place did not have any atmosphere whatsoever. It's just a huge area of New...
  9. Great Story and a very enjoyable read - however,...

    Great Story and a very enjoyable read - however, I do sympathise with you....
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    Bar Bill

    Obviously there are better and cheaper Beers to drink, even at Baby Dolls.

    But,... to each his own.......
  11. Thread: Chiang Mai

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    Chiang Mai Stay

    I ended up staying at the Galare Guesthouse; info[at]galare.com; which was a bit expensive at 750.- THB per night, but it was clean and the location was right on the river - and only a short walk to...
  12. Thread: Chiang Mai

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    Chiang Mai Hotels

    To all the guys that provided replies & info's on accomodations - THANK YOU -

    I will now look at each suggestion and hope to find a suitable place to stay.

    Again - thank's for your...
  13. Thread: Chiang Mai

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    Chiang Mai

    :mid:Hi Guys,

    I am planning a quick trip to Chiang Mai (4-5 days) and look for tips to find a reasonably Hotel with a central location - clean....and in an affordable price range - up to 700-1000...
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    Your Thai Wedding

    [quote=BenBenBaa;1797888]Hope I have this in the right part of the forum.
    My Thai wedding took place in October last year, a few months after my farang wedding in Australia. Quite a few of my...
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    You are 21 - and in Love..... but the world is...

    You are 21 - and in Love..... but the world is your Oyster!!!! There are lots & lots of beautiful girls in LOS and you have many years ahead of you to try them all - and find the best one.
    However,...
  16. Thread: Retirement

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    If this was a "serious" question - then the...

    If this was a "serious" question - then the various replies with their side-alley suggestions & comments was quite amazing.
    Only very few posts offered relevant answres to Rick......
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    And then there's a luckier ones that marry into...

    And then there's a luckier ones that marry into already established expanses of farm property.....:rolleyes: All the guessing aside, workable farm land would still be a wiser investment than some...
  18. Thread: Dubai Stop-over

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    Very useful information - thank's

    Very useful information - thank's
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    How long a drive from Jomtien/Pattaya to this...

    actually there was some cold beer at the fruit buffet, the salad buffet, and at the souvinier stand. not really the environment for drinking beer though.[/quote]

    How long a drive from...
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    What happened...??? While the topic is a...

    What happened...???

    While the topic is a very interesting issue - the Laste few pages totally lost the subject matter...
    Can somebody PLEASE bring this Thread back onto line??
  21. Thread: Dubai Stop-over

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    A big Thank You to all the guys that offered some...

    A big Thank You to all the guys that offered some advise..... just one more thing - is it "smart" to check with the Reception of the hotel (at the time of booking) if they allow Visitors? ...and...
  22. Thread: Dubai Stop-over

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    [quote=thehighlander959;1713599]Daytime 1200-1500...

    [quote=thehighlander959;1713599]Daytime 1200-1500 try the Bar in the Astoria Hotel Bur Dubai any taxi driver will take you their. Short time or Long time is available.
    Jockeys Bar in the Panorama...
  23. Thread: Dubai Stop-over

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    Will the (little) Blue ones (and the...

    Will the (little) Blue ones (and the equivalents-Cialis) be ok?
  24. Thread: Dubai Stop-over

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    Dubai Stop-over

    Hi Guys,
    I have a 2-3 day stop-over in Dubai and need some info on the local customs and entertainment scene.
    Any easy pick-up places?
    Are Hotels particular if I bring a Lady back?
    Is there a P4P...
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    So, miracles do happen in LOS?

    So, miracles do happen in LOS?
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    Very good reply and interesting suggestions from...

    Very good reply and interesting suggestions from your Thai GF. Maybe this will help Bruno to understand the issues between Family & Daughters better.
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    A very interesting topic as I myself are...

    A very interesting topic as I myself are contemplating retirement in Thailand. I guess the cruicial issue is "to have enough money" -but what is enough? And how do you establish the "baseline" of...
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    It would be interesting to hear what sort of...

    It would be interesting to hear what sort of Businesses other guys have set up for themselves - or their wives.... and how the commercial results compare....
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    What business is your Lady Friend in? Will she...

    What business is your Lady Friend in? Will she join in the Business - or run it for you?
    What about setting-up costs for a Massage Shop Business & possible returns?
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    Interesting scenario - will be following it with...

    Interesting scenario - will be following it with interest, but hoping for a "good outcome" for the stepson....
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    Is that the airline that also flies into Clark...

    Is that the airline that also flies into Clark Airbase from Bangkok?
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    How innovative.. Do you ever have...

    How innovative..[/quote]
    Do you ever have anything nice to say about Thailand? You are the most bitter person on this forum, either that or your pathetic attempts at humor are failing you? You...
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    Somtamslap, Your writing style is priceless...

    Somtamslap,

    Your writing style is priceless and very enjoyable....and so is the pic of the scrumptious one....
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    Very good and enjoyable read - did you do any...

    Very good and enjoyable read - did you do any other reports before?
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    Had a good experience with the visit to Khon Kaen...

    Had a good experience with the visit to Khon Kaen - thank's to the various suggestions by other Members.
    Took the train from Bangkok during the day and enjoyed the scenic ride through the...
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    ....... good question OhOh. As this was a...

    But was she still there?[/quote]

    ....... good question OhOh.

    As this was a surprise visit and only just to check the area where (she) is from - and without (her) knowledge..... it turned out,...
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    The comparison between HK and Thailand is not...

    The comparison between HK and Thailand is not real. HK to BKK would be a possibility...... and in such a comparison, I would probably favour to live in HK.
    Interesting to get the various...
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    Ban Kampakdow

    Thank you for your suggestions.
    Actually, it was a good experience overall and I again thank all the contributors for their input & suggestions.
    Arrived in Khon Kaen by Train from BKK, booked into...
  39. Thread: Wong Amat Beach

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    PS: A quick trip into Pattya confirmed that the...

    PS: A quick trip into Pattya confirmed that the smell of sewers and drains is all-pervading now.[/quote]

    The stretch of Road at Bali Hai Pier - where the Seafood stalls are located - really reeks...
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    Have now arrived in BKK and hope to go to Khon...

    Have now arrived in BKK and hope to go to Khon Kaen tomorrow.

    Can anyone assist me - how to find a driver that can take me to the Village - and back to town?

    Hire the driver - Taxi or...
  41. Thread: Nuru Massage

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    Same costs as the Sabai?

    Same costs as the Sabai?
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    For a "quick" shag, Soi 6 is much more...

    For a "quick" shag, Soi 6 is much more economical...
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    It's pretty expensive, considering there are Mini...

    It's pretty expensive, considering there are Mini Vans that only cost 400 Bath?? And the travel time is about the same....
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    I want to thank all Posters for their replies -...

    I want to thank all Posters for their replies - much appreciated.
    I think I might opt for the Train first -and then use the Bus coming back, that way I can experience both available transportations...
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    Thank you S Landreth, this helped a lot - and I...

    Thank you S Landreth, this helped a lot - and I did now locate "Kham Khaen, but when I zoomed in to look for "Ban Kampakdow"....still could not locate it.

    If I ask a Taxi driver in Khon Kaen to...
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    Khon Kaen - and nearby Villages

    I am planning to visit Khon Kaen in mid-December and am trying to find a Village by the name of "BAN KAMPAKDOW".... supposedly, it is near "KAMKAN"? and/or "MANCHAKHIRI"...
    I have found Manchakhiri...
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    Great story Whiteshiva...... to each his own!

    Great story Whiteshiva...... to each his own!
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    While the intentions of Chitown's Thread are good...

    While the intentions of Chitown's Thread are good and the translations of certain phrases welcomed - some posters have just put up their replies in Thai - without the corresponding translations and...
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    Bangkok to Khon Kaen-Buriram-Bangkok

    I am planning to visit Khon Kaen on my next trip to LOS and wonder what is the best way to get to Khon Kaen from Bangkok and at the same time see something from the Country.

    Is it better to go by...
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    That's what I call: Keeping it in the Family........

    That's what I call: Keeping it in the Family.....

    Great story!!
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