I had good intentions of getting out early to Three Whale Rock, seeing the sunrise and all that, but sleep got the better of me. I have heard there is always a crowd for it and, frankly, if there’s a crowd, I don’t want to be there. I would rather find places and times where there is almost no one around. I started heading up at about 10 a.m. and there was one … [Read more...] about Three Whale Rock: Highlight of Bueng Kan
On this trip I haven’t had any set itinerary, but a few places I want to see, and I play it by ear for the rest. There have been some happy accidents where I have discovered some amazing places, and Wat Somdet Phu Ruea was one of them. As I drove into Ban Nong Bua, or Phu Ruea, depending on whether you believe Apple Maps or Google Maps (even Google Maps isn’t completely … [Read more...] about Wat Somdet Phu Ruea – Painter’s Paradise
Lately there hasn’t been a whole lot happening with us. We have mostly been at home, but have travelled around a bit. The COVID situation in Thailand has been getting worse. Seems like record infections and deaths every day here. We have been tracking the infections and, despite all the lockdowns, the trend continues to be up. The situation is frustrating for us, but we … [Read more...] about What’s happening with us in Thailand?
This post is a sort of photo roundup of our time in Hua Hin, and our impressions of it. We enjoyed our weekend trip to Hua Hin before the two week lockdown looming in Bangkok. It has a lot of beaches, and seems that when it is busy, it caters well to tourists. I imagine people probably complain about it being very touristy. Obviously, because of the COVID situation here … [Read more...] about Short Trip to Hua Hin
Just thought I would report that we officially survived our first day driving in Thailand in our Toyota Yaris. We had to go all the way out to the Suvarnabhumi airport (main airport in Bangkok) to get it. It took us about 1.5 hours to get there by train. Had to drive back about 38 kilometres, AND it was my first time ever driving a right hand drive vehicle. It was trial by … [Read more...] about Rented a car in Thailand