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Playing Tour Guide (again)

Well, my parents arrived yesterday (Sunday). I’d been waiting for an hour when my mom appeared, but without my dad and Grandmother. After a hug, I asked where they were. “The lost luggage office” she replied. Lost luggage…two words you never want to hear, especially after just having flown for 24 hours to the other […]

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This is it…

Wow. It’s all happened so quickly! The semester officially ended for me today when I had my final oral exam for my Thai II class (which went well by the way). My last class was yesterday, as was my other final. And with my Thai teacher bidding me “chokdi” (good luck), my semester in Thailand […]

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Father’s Day

Okay so I’m a day late, but yesterday, ๕ ธันวาคม ๒๕๔๙ (5 December, 2549 BE–2006 CE), was one of the most important holidays in Thailand. It was Father’s Day, which is HM the King’s birthday. He turned อายุ ๗๙ ปี (79 years old, literally age 79 years) yesterday. It’s called Father’s Day as he is […]

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Phetchaburi–The Field Trip

Well today was the field trip for my Thai II class to Phethaburi (which as you may recall, is the capital of the province which Cha-Am (the city I technically live in, is located). The trip was originally just supposed to be to go out and eat at a Thai restaurant as a class, but […]

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A Day in Limbo

Gosh today felt so strange! I did decide to spend last night in Bangkok to see my friend Chris off to the airport at 3am. So basically, I only got 2 hours of sleep before getting up for him to get out the door (I got him a taxi and watched the guy turn on […]

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Military Oddities?

Well after writing last night we took a cab back to the Siam (สยาม) Square area, which is comprised of a bunch of interesting little Soi’s with little shops and trendy boutiques. Unfortunately, many of the places were closed already. However, there was an interesting rock concert going on, which we caught a little of. […]

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