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a quick isaan moment at 1500h 31.03.12 #Amazingthailand #thailand

I had just got back from a road trip was was bout to try out TRUE 3G when this parade passed

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a quick isaan moment at 1500h 31.03.12 #Amazingthailand #thailand

Is it Racism or just Ignorance in Thailand

I spotted this on twitter yesterday and read it with interest as I know quiet few westerners in the area that follow and enjoy watching sports, many follow the Provincial Football Club and other sports. Now here is one of the signs I have seen around town

Tukcom Center Khon Kaen, Thailand

Tukcom center near the 3 major hotels in town, to me is still the best place to shop for phone and computer equipment. Perhaps not the stock or the lash of the new mall I find the staff here more helpful and knowledgeable than the folk at the mall.

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Tukcom Center Khon Kaen, Thailand

Luangta Maha Boowa Thailand and Gold

There was an article in one of Thailand’s Nearly English Language Newspapers today about the gold Luangta had collected for the Thai Government following the 1997 crash . As he well knew the buggers would be trying to get their grubby hands on it

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Luangta Maha Boowa Thailand and Gold

An Isaan Persprctive 21.12.11

I guess the “Bog Blog” is as good a place as any when talking about the Tourism Authority of Thailand. This story appeared online yesterday from the ” Phuket News ” and there were a few things that struck me. The first thing hotel management did was accuse them.

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An Isaan Persprctive 21.12.11

kathin at Wat Po Non Than, khonkaen, isaan 06.11.12

The temple is an old one in town and is home to both city and forest monks.

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kathin at Wat Po Non Than, khonkaen, isaan 06.11.12

Another Tourism Authority of Thailand Error in Isaan

“Make merit in ‘Tak Bat Devo Festival 2011’ October 15-26 at Kalasin City Pillar Shrine, Kalsin. Call 043 – 871146 for more info.” That was the Khon Kaen TAT post on their “face is more important than fact” page on Facebook

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Another Tourism Authority of Thailand Error in Isaan

Khon Kaen Cinema Festival

I am sure you all have been reading about the upcoming festival here in Khon Kaen.When I saw the sugn this morning I asked why it was in english?I was told ‘ because it is international”Give me a break TAT has not even posted anything about this in Thai let alone English. I will be posting more on Khon Kaen and TAT efforts to have people partying and drinking before the end of Pansaa over the next few days

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Khon Kaen Cinema Festival

A Thai Invention (say what?)

I saw this at the Street Food Exhibit at Mahasarakham University at the Streetfood Exihibit When I saw the date I immediately thought that with this kind of deep thought some thai student might invent the wheel in a few years. The education quality of a country shows itself in many ways.

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A Thai Invention (say what?)