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Road Trip – Lampang to Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son – Part 3 – Maekharong Waterfall

| November 27, 2010 | 13 Comments | 7,418 views
Road Trip – Lampang to Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son – Part 3 – Maekharong Waterfall

10 Best Skinny Dipping Locations in Thailand

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Road Trip – Lampang to Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son – Part 2 – Chaesorn National Park

| November 13, 2010 | 40 Comments | 23,432 views
Road Trip – Lampang to Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son – Part 2 – Chaesorn National Park

Chaesorn National Park

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Road Trip – Lampang to Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son – Part 1 – Paved Roads

| October 31, 2010 | 2 Comments | 6,150 views
Road Trip – Lampang to Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son – Part 1 – Paved Roads

The point of this road trip was not about sightseeing but adventure seeking —- to check out Northwest Thailand.

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Road Trip – Bangkok to Lampaeng Part 5 – Car Show

| October 17, 2010 | 7 Comments | 7,827 views
Road Trip – Bangkok to Lampaeng Part 5 – Car Show

Entertainment in Lampaeng. There’s not much.

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Road Trip – Bangkok to Lampang Part 4 – Riverside Restaurant

| August 17, 2010 | 17 Comments | 16,590 views
Road Trip – Bangkok to Lampang Part 4 – Riverside Restaurant

The Riverside Restaurant in Lampang is a couple of hundred yards down the road from the Riverside Guest House. If your decompressing at the Riverside Guest House, you can walk down and eat here everyday. The food is really excellent and you sit right on the river. What more can you ask for? The menu […]

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Road Trip – Bangkok to Lampang Part 3 – Riverside Guest House

| August 17, 2010 | 1 Comment | 13,197 views
Road Trip – Bangkok to Lampang Part 3 – Riverside Guest House

It’s hard for me to endorse the Riverside Guest House in Lampang. On the positive side, it is in a beautiful riverside location in the heart of Lampang. It’s right on the river bank in a peaceful location. It is farang owned and the owner keeps the place in excellent repair with many personal touches […]

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Road Trip – Bangkok to Lampang Part 2 – Scenes from the Road

| August 15, 2010 | 4 Comments | 22,143 views
Road Trip – Bangkok to Lampang Part 2 – Scenes from the Road

These are some pics from farther along the road to Lampang. I’ve commented before on the poverty and how it relates to The Thailand Girl Scene and when you drive around the countryside with open eyes it ‘s everywhere around you. Real poverty means a lifetime of hard work and being stuck in a rural […]

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Road Trip – Bangkok to Lampang Part 1 – The Ying and Yang of Driving in Thailand.

| August 15, 2010 | 301 Comments | 243,679 views
Road Trip – Bangkok to Lampang Part 1 – The Ying and Yang of Driving in Thailand.

Conventional Expat wisdom is that everything in Thailand is dangerous so its best to avoid it. A prime example is driving. Conventional Expat wisdom is don’t do it. If you have an accident, the Thai’s involved and the police will conspire against you and screw you. Better to keep your head down, be safe, and […]

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Road Trip to Ubon Ratchathani, Part 11 – Pickup Party and A Simple Tiwist of Fate

| August 7, 2010 | 31 Comments | 35,873 views
Road Trip to Ubon Ratchathani, Part 11 – Pickup Party and A Simple Tiwist of Fate

Roaming the Thai countryside makes one ponder. A turn of the die, the fall of a single card, a belch in the cosmic fabric and any of our lives could have been so much different. Roaming the Thai countryside, one can’t help think, ” But for the grace of God, go I”. Before my grandmother […]

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Road Trip to Ubon Ratchathani, Part 10 – Riverside Restaurant and Living The Good Life

| August 6, 2010 | 6 Comments | 5,595 views
Road Trip to Ubon Ratchathani, Part 10 – Riverside Restaurant and Living The Good Life

These are pictures from the river at Khong Chiam on the Laos/Thailand border near the Chong Mek border crossing. A friend and I drove up to the border to have lunch and explore. Click here for map. Here are some pics of the river demarcating the Thai/Laos border. We choose this spot because it is […]

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