Monthly Archives: November 2013

Rainy day in Mae Sai

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Haven’t seen a real TP dispenser in Asia, butt then this.

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Sukhothai miscellany

Tomorrow morning we catch a bus up to Mae Sai. The weather underground has Sukhothai as 91 degrees, but “feels like” 102. Mae Sai is 82, feels like 86. Looking forward to a little bit cooler conditions. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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sukhothai historic park 26 nov

Yesterday we had a rest day, to explore the areas around “new sukhothai” where we are staying. It was a Very hot, lazy day, on which we made one important decision- have the A/C turned on in our cottage. We … Continue reading

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Durian

Here’s the durian sign from the first hotel. Apparently we will see variations of this all over. A friend asked about that post- durians do not just smell of rotting corpses and garbage, but the smell is invasive and persistent. … Continue reading

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to sukhothai, nov 24

Up early, packed, headed to Hua Lamphong station to catch the 8:30 to phitsanulok, then bus to sukothai. Here’s the beautiful station. At 8:00 am every day the national anthem is played, and you are to stand up when it … Continue reading

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chotechitr- nov 22

We’ve all done it, made that quest for the well-reviewed hole-in-the-wall. This was such a quest. We started out taking the commuter river ferry from pier 13 near the hotel, down to pier 5- yaowarat, aka Chinatown. price is 15 … Continue reading

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