Category Archives: Pictures

Mt. Dew’s Accidental Marketing in Thailand

Have you noticed bright green bottles popping up all over the road in Thailand recently? A few months ago Mt. Dew officially came to Thailand; a guilty pleasure for this expat who grew up sneaking a bottle whenever possible. I … Continue reading

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Phang-Nga Vacation

My wife and I met and married in Phang-Nga so we go back there about every year. How can we not when it’s so ridiculously cheap to travel in this country? This time we also had visiting family from America … Continue reading

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Pro-Election Rallies in Pictures

The “Bangkok shutdown” was today and a large number of people came out for it. CNN estimated 50,000. Others say less. Protest leader Suthep suggested 180,000. Michael Yon estimated hundreds of thousands… World and national media focused most of their coverage on … Continue reading

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Rainy Season Pictures

Yes, I’m still alive. Life has happened. I did manage to find time to take a great hike along the cliffs east of Soi Sawan Waterfall and will post about the surprisingly easy trip from Sisaket to Angkor Wat soon. … Continue reading

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Visiting Yala – Part 3

This is the last post in my mini series about Yala. See Part 1 and Part 2. The Deep South of Thailand has some unique signs you don’t see around the rest of the country. Below are a few of … Continue reading

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Visiting Yala – Part 2

In my last post I focused on observations of security in Yala. This post is a little bit about life in general unrelated to security. Yala felt like any other Thai capital city. Old concrete buildings. Motorcycles. Temples. Train station. … Continue reading

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Visiting Yala – Part 1

Yala is in the news a lot because of the continuing insurgency in Thailand’s Deep South. Prime Minister Yingluck was just there a few days ago and I just returned from a trip to visit a friend who grew up … Continue reading

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Flight from Ubon Ratchathani to Hat Yai via Bangkok – Pictures

I flew into Hat Yai on my recent trip to Yala and very much enjoyed the view. It was a hazy day so the pictures didn’t turn out great but it was fun to view so many places from the … Continue reading

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Phu Hin Dang ภูหินด่าง

Phu Hin Dang is a cliff that has been on my Ubon hiking bucket list for 3 years. I knew it would probably be difficult to get to, I wasn’t sure what the land mine situation was like in this … Continue reading

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Exploring Nan – Part 2

In the last post I shared some pictures from our drive up Highway 1168 in Nan and on the way back we stopped at Mae Charim National Park อุทยานแห่งชาติแม่จริม. This post is about the national park. Entrance to the park. … Continue reading

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