Welcome to my 'Land of Smiles'

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Thung Wao beach See More

Udon Thani

Udon after the Rainy Season
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Pattaya City

Pattaya beach at sunset See More


The Bridge over the River Kwai
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Nong Khai

Banks of the Mekong River on the border of Laos See More

Wat Khaosukim

Temple retreat in the mountains of Chantaburi See More


Wat Sadok Kok Thom. ruins of an 11th Century Khmer Temple
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Wat Pra Keow nicknamed the Emerald Palace Read More


The city of Siam main causeway to the largest of the 33 temples Read More

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Stalemate is Better than Concession

The turmoil in Bangkok's National Assembly is pretty common knowledge. The people elected one party, the Move Forward Party, and yet again the elite and Yellow Shirt leaders who are largely unelected... Read More

An Isan Village

Por Jon, a deceptively strong man, 5 foot 7 inches with the physique of an Asian racing snake and unusually tall for an Issan man but baring all the hallmarks of a 65 year old hard working rural Thai... Read More

Off the beaten track

This list doesn't exist because I am an expert, I am far from it, it is a list of my favourite little gems. Lovely places worth going out of your way for. And this meagre list covers only the Central Regions... Read More

Places to see:

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Capital of old Siam & King Mongkut
first father of Thai..


Krung Thep Mahanakon. Thai Capital
City of excitement & discovery


Home of the Bridge on the River Kwai
National parks, wildlife, & waterfalls


Great food, great entertainment
a great place to be for music and beer