Category Archive: Thailand

Oct
24

Our New Digs

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You may have seen on Facebook that we have been looking for  a house to rent for a month in Nai Yang.  The search was a bit frustrating for us.  High season has just begun and already it is slim picking in the rental market here. We found two houses that would be suitable.  One …

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Oct
21

Culture Shock at the Vegetarian Festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival

This post contains graphic images you may find disturbing.  You have been warned…….. To say that we had culture shock while witnessing the main procession in Phuket Town at the Vegetarian Festival is an understatement.  As much as I have tried to understand the rituals and learn about the history of this festival I do …

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Oct
19

Gibbon Rehabilitation Center, Phuket Thailand

Gibbon

Looking for something to do for the day, we scoured the Internet for activities on Phuket that would be an educational outing for our children.  After crossing a few things off of our short list for being too expensive we came across the Gibbon Rehabilitation Center, a non-profit society that rescues gibbons from poachers and …

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Oct
18

Stung By A Jelly Fish

The picture doesn't do it justice but you can see how it is read and swollen around the ankle.

A few days ago we were warned to not go into the ocean as the waters were filled with jelly fish. It was a bit of a bummer but the kids were happy to just play in the sand so we still enjoyed some good beach time. When a young Russian woman came out of …

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Oct
16

We’ve Won the Friendship Lottery

Hours of sand castle fun.

I wasn’t too sure about Nai Yang when we first got here but the town is beginning to grow on me.  It is located on the North end of Phuket island and it is much, much quieter than the rest of the craziness known as Phuket.  The beach is quite lovely, the local market is, …

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