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Sun
29
Mar '09

Video – My Awesome Thailand Vacation

Here is a video I put together showing scenes from the 40 day trip. Unfortunately my camera wasn’t in working order for videos at the end so most of the footage is from the first half of the trip.  But it’s still pretty sweet. Enjoy! If you would like to see my Thailand blog starting […]

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Tue
10
Mar '09

40 Things I did in Thailand

To end my Thailand blog I’ve created a fun little list of 40 things I did in Thailand. They are sorted from least to most crazy. 40: Road on Tuk Tuks through Bangkok 39: slept under the stars in my hammock on the beach 38: Stayed in floating bungalows 37: Tried out the Buode in […]

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Mon
2
Mar '09

Summary of the 40 day Thailand Trip

My 40 day adventure in Thailand really changed me as a person. I got fresh perspectives on the world, and learned how different life is on the other side of the world. It filled me with a burning desire to experience more on this earth, and once I got home I knew that no matter […]

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Sat
28
Feb '09

Day 40 – The Final Days

Our 40 day trip was slowly coming to an end, and we found ourselves back in Bangkok again for the final few days of our unforgettable vacation. We decided the last few days had better be unforgettable too! I woke up in Bangkok feeling a little bit sick, but when I was invited to come […]

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Wed
25
Feb '09

Day 36 – The Most Adventurous Day Of My Life

This was the most adventurous day of my entire life. This entire blog entry is from the same day. It started early in the morning around 8:00am. My friend Tim and I decided to go on a cliff jumping tour! We walked down to the meeting place and met our Thai guide. We took a […]

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Mon
23
Feb '09

Day 34 – Koh Phi Phi

Next we arrived at the amazing and famous Koh Phi Phi island! Back on Dec 24th 2004 this island was devastated by a massive Tsunami that killed nearly 1000 people and destroyed countless lives. The island was abandoned and it was thought that the popular backpacking destination may never return to its former state. Thankfully […]

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Sat
21
Feb '09

Day 32 – Funny Stuff

After Koh Lanta we were headed to one of my favourite places in Thailand Koh Phi Phi… but first here’s a collection of a few funny things we saw around Thailand! Thailand had loads and loads of bad English everywhere. Even professional posters and signs are often wrong. Check out some of these! I hope […]

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Thu
19
Feb '09

Day 30 – Koh Lanta

In Koh Lanta we stayed on a nice little resort with a beautiful pool, a really nice bar, a volleyball net, and an oceanfront view. Something I had wanted to do in Thailand that I didn’t have a chance to yet was to take a Muay Thai lesson from a real Thai fighter. Luckily Lanta […]

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Tue
17
Feb '09

Day 28 – The Challenge

Railay had a really interesting cave in it. We had been in 3 or 4 caves thus far and this one was smaller than most but it was still interesting for a specific reason. When you reached the center of the cave there was absolutely no sound at all. It was the quietest place I […]

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Sun
15
Feb '09

Day 26 – The Shows

One thing I’ve been neglecting to talk about so far are the various shows that we got to see all along our trip. The most popular being Muay Thai fights and Fire spinning. Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand. Before I came on the trip I had trained in it for about a […]

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