Tag Archives: Bangkok

Myanmar and Maldives Photos are Posted!

I have posted photos of our fall trip to Myanmar, the Maldives, Bangkok and Narita on the blog. Click on Photos on the main menu bar. There are four Photosets  for this trip: Bangkok, Thailand 2013 Maldives 2013 Myanmar 2013 … Continue reading

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Asian Observations – Cell Phones

I don’t own a cell phone. My excuse is that I have no need to be in contact with anyone 24/7 and if someone wants to contact me, leave me a message, I will be home sometime and return their … Continue reading

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Myanmar, Maldives, Bangkok and Narita Cash Budgets

Before we left we put together a cash budget for each of the four sections of our trip. We carried cash with us this time as credit cards are not widely accepted in Myanmar and we did not want to … Continue reading

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Purgatory

purgatory hanging at the airport reading 6 hours in a metal tube winging to Japan Narita fast trains snoozing in the sun on a bench polite people rice crackers soaked in soya sauce yum walking walking sobaya noodle soup walking … Continue reading

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We F***ed Up

Murray says that when someone has a compliant at Snow Valley, it usually isn’t just one thing; it is a number of things that lead up to the complaint. This theory also applies to why we missed our flight from … Continue reading

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Transportation Varieties in Bangkok

Today is a day of transportation varieties. Flagged down a taxi and got a ride to the National Museum. It is not where we wanted to go but the taxi and tuk tuk drivers are not real familiar with the … Continue reading

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Day Two in Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the better cities I have visited in the world. It is relatively clean. There is something happening at every street corner, the people are very friendly, and I have felt safe all the time on the … Continue reading

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A Day of Wats in Bangkok

We thought we would start with the basic tourist stuff, spelled WAT, and see if we can get our bearings to wander the city tomorrow and the next day. At the suggestion of the hotel clerk we took the sky … Continue reading

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Moving from the Maldives to Bangkok

It is a travel day today. We pack up on the boat, say good bye to our fellow divers and fly east towards Bangkok. We are staying in the Lub d Hostel, a recommendation from our friends J&R. The Lub … Continue reading

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