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  1. Re: Celebrating Wan Ok Phansa in Bangkok

    I haven't actually been to that temple. But it is safe to say the majority will have some kind of activity. But, usually the day before. Nearer the time I will start posting information as and when...
  2. Re: Celebrating Wan Ok Phansa in Bangkok

    Many temples, if not all, have some kind of organized activity marking the end of Buddhist Lent. At the basic level it will be just offering alms and listening to a sermon. I know Sanam Luang usually...
  3. Competition: Re: Win a Talking Thai Phrasebook for iPhone/iPad

    The competition is now over. The winner is:



    billyboy <=====
    trangam
    kfchugo


    The redeem code will be sent to you shortly.
  4. Re: The Brutal Buddhist Ordination Parade in Chaiyaphum

    From what I learned, this tradition was started about 50 years ago by a young man and his friend. They apparently wanted to show their real intent on becoming monks. Carrying monks on bamboos...
  5. Re: The Brutal Buddhist Ordination Parade in Chaiyaphum

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    Thai men are expected to ordain as monks at least once in their life. This usually happens once they have reached their...
  6. Re: The Brutal Buddhist Ordination Parade in Chaiyaphum

    I didn't see anyone fall off. Though I must say this was the slowest moving and most exhausting festival parade I have attended. I needed to stop after three hours to take a break. But I think they...
  7. Nok Air Fly’n’Ride from Bangkok to Sawang Daen Din in Sakon Nakhon

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    Nok Air this week announced an addition to their Fly’n’Ride program. Starting from 6th May 2015, passengers will be...
  8. Re: The Brutal Buddhist Ordination Parade in Chaiyaphum

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    This is an annual festival that takes place on the full moon in May or June. This year it is on 1st May 2015. It takes...
  9. Re: The Brutal Buddhist Ordination Parade in Chaiyaphum

    No, it is to test their intent in becoming a monk. Many young men ordain only because it is expected of them by their parents and family. Quite a few probably don't really want to do it. But, if they...
  10. The Brutal Buddhist Ordination Parade in Chaiyaphum

    This is the festival that I'm taking pictures at tomorrow in Chaiyaphum. It is described as the most brutal and most dangerous Buddhist parade for young men who want to become monks. During the...
  11. New Buses on Bangkok to Nong Khai Route

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    One of the more reliable bus companies in Thailand is Nakhonchai Air. Today they announced that as from 1st May they will...
  12. Competition: Win a Talking Thai Phrasebook for iPhone/iPad

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    When it comes to learning a language in preparation for a holiday, you no longer need to go to your local...
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    Sticky: Re: New Members Please Introduce Yourself Here

    Welcome to the forums. Hope we can be of help to you.
  14. Re: More Taxi Drivers Suspended for Refusing Passengers

    Nothing will change unless people report them to the appropriate authorities. Together we can.
  15. Re: AirAsia Adds New City Transfer Fly Don Mueang-Buri Ram and Shuttle To/From Surin

    It is not that bad! Though I must admit I prefer Nok Air.
  16. Re: More Taxi Drivers Suspended for Refusing Passengers

    The new "All Thai Taxi" that is about to launch should shake things up.
  17. Re: More Taxi Drivers Suspended for Refusing Passengers

    Download the free "DLT Check-in" app and report them. The more people do this, the quicker we will see an end to bad taxi drivers.
  18. Mae Hong Son Province to promote Folklore Tourism

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    The Mae Hong Son Office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is preparing to promote the northern province’s folklore...
  19. AirAsia Adds New City Transfer Fly Don Mueang-Buri Ram and Shuttle To/From Surin

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    AirAsia adds to traveler comfort with a new “Don Mueang-Surin City Transfer” promotion. Once you land in Buriram, you...
  20. Festival: Yasothon Province is to hold The Rocket Festival from 8-10 May

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    Yasothon Province is to hold “Bun Bang Fai 2015” which is the annual Rocket Festival in the province. This year...
  21. How to get free rides for life with Uber in Bangkok

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    If you are fed up with regular Bangkok taxis, then there is an alternative experience which is not only safer, but far more...
  22. Event Update: “Bangkok Entertainment Week” 27 April - 3 May 2015

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    Seven public organizations are joining forces with digital content and entertainment organizers to hold a mega event...
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    Do you believe in Karma?

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    In theory, I like the whole idea of karma, which basically translates as cause and effect. If you do something wrong now, it...
  24. Festival: “KRABI 365 days” fair from 8-10 May 2015

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    Krabi Province will hold a “KRABI 365 day" fair during 8-10 May 2015 to promote the province as an all-year-round...
  25. Re: New Airport shuttle Bus Will Get You to Many Locations For Only 40 Baht

    I haven't used them yet, but try this website for online booking for trains and buses in Thailand: https://12go.asia/en

    They also have an app for the iPhone. Obviously there is a service charge.
  26. My Travel Story: Re: Billy and the Fat Boys go to Chiang Mai.....

    I was planning on going this year. I have never been. But I had some unexpected work to sort out first. Hopefully I can go and pay my respects next year.
  27. Visit 24 Museums in Bangkok for only 199 Baht

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    Looking for something to do on a hot or wet day? The "˜Muse Pass"™ is an economical way to visit 32 museums and multiple...
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    Pictures: Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market

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    One of my favourite riverside markets in Bangkok is Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market on the Western outskirts of the city....
  29. Re: Songkran Waterfights in Phra Pradaeng on 19 April 2015

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    The Thai-Mon people in Phra Pradaeng district of Samut Prakan have their own culture and way of life. They even have a...
  30. Re: Songkran Waterfights in Phra Pradaeng on 19 April 2015

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    One of the most colourful Sogkran parades in Central Thailand takes place in Phra Pradaeng in Samut Prakan. The people...
  31. Songkran Waterfights in Phra Pradaeng on 19 April 2015

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    Phra Pradaeng in Samut Prakan Province is one of the few places in Thailand that celebrates the Songkran Festival in the...
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    Re: Trouble connecting to forum

    Thanks for the heads up. some of the tables on the database were corrupted. Should be working now. The recent outage was due to another hack of one of our websites. The hack was sending out thousands...
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    Pictures: Re: Aerial Photography Around Thailand

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    Phra Samut Chedi in Samut Prakan

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    Pictures: Re: Aerial Photography Around Thailand

    To make it easier for people to browse these pictures, I am setting up a dedicated website: http://www.thailandfromabove.com/

    I will be taking the drone with me now on every trip I go on around...
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    Pictures: Re: Aerial Photography Around Thailand

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    Primo Piazza in Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima

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    Pictures: Re: Aerial Photography Around Thailand

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    Wat Sothornwararamworaviharn in Chachoengsao
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    Pictures: Re: Aerial Photography Around Thailand

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    Wat Ban Rai in Nakhon Ratchasima

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  38. URGENT: Re: Immigration office temporarily moved to Lat Phrao

    They have officially announced they will re-open next Monday. But at the moment we don't know if protesters will re-occupy the Government Complex. Situation is changing daily.
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    Pictures: Re: Recent demonstrations in Bangkok

    I think best to post pictures in relevant forums rather than having them separate.
  40. Train Trip to the Sunflower Fields in December 2013

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    We are now in the sunflower season and some of the best places to see them are in Saraburi and Lopburi provinces....
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    Pictures: Re: Aerial Photography Around Thailand

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    Pa Sak Jolasid Dam in Lopburi

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    Last time I went...
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    Pictures: Re: Aerial Photography Around Thailand

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    Wat Muang in Ang Thong

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    Pictures: Re: Aerial Photography Around Thailand

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    Wat Phra Phutthabat | Temple of the Buddha's Footprint in Saraburi
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    Pictures: Re: Aerial Photography Around Thailand

    Follow the link for the blog above and you will find all details and links. More blogs to come.
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    Pictures: Re: Aerial Photography Around Thailand

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    For quite a few years now I have been wanting to buy some kind of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in order to take pictures and...
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