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Michael Newman
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Fixed income retired geek.
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Cha Am April 2017 Sky Lounge Infinity Pool Breakfast at the beach View to the north toward Cha Am Ban Sai Yoi fishing fleet Need fuel? Variation on a Theme Pim and Mam at the beach pool BaBa Beach Club - Coming Soon Beach and Pool Panorama Busy day at Cha A...

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North Andaman Scuba Diving  On the Tapana Catamaran with Sainamtalay Diving Approaching Phuket Koh Yao on the approach to Phuket Dive briefing aboard the Tapan Catamaran Similan Islands dive site: Zodiac Tapan Catamaran lift Zillions of glass fish on this t...

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West Coast America March and April
A visit to family in friends in the US. First Stop: The Fat Cow in Bangkok for some good beer and a burger. Changwon Express: More good beer. Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok Odd display in Taiwan Draught Taiwan beer LAX - Waiting for a flight to Portland My si...

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Cha Am March 2017
We finally made it back to the condo.... The usual pit stop in Pak Chong Jane of the Jungle Lotus Pond at Thew Talay Hazy Sunrise Breakfast at Cha Am Beach Today's catch near Wat Ban Sai Yoi Tom Yang Goong at Kruea Pa Maew Happy Hour at Raya Resort Lunch at...

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Buriram
Mam had some business in Buriram. I went along and did some exploring. On the way we made the usual pit stop at Café Amazon Buddha image at Wat Khao Kradong in Buriram Temple bell at Wat Khao Kradong Steps to the top at Khao Kradong Forest Park, site of an ...

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Cycling the Kham Talay Soh Loop
Tried something different on this ride. Almost all of the photos are road shots. I thought it might be interesting to see what the roads look like on this version of the loop. Turns out it wasn't very interesting. Video from ReLive.cc first, photos later: P...

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North Andaman Diving January 2017
Diving the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock in the North Andaman sea aboard the Tapana Catamaran. Approaching Phuket Mr Mee does a briefing in the Tapan lounge Similan Islands panorama Bubble Coral Mam explores some coral and a sea fa...

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Khao Yai and Cha Am December 2016
Christmas Eve in Khao Yai - Christmas to New Year at Cha Am Christmas Eve at Balios Resort, Khao Yai Tower of Pisa at Toscana Valley, Khao Yai Balios Resort, Khao Yai Lunch on the road to Cha Am. Chinese style pork leg. Christmas at Thew Talay Gift from The...

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Mueang Sema - Ancient Mon (Dvaravati) - Khmer City
I rode my bicycle out to the Mueang Sema historical area. Mueang Sema Historical Area This Apple Maps screen grab shows the Mueang Sema historical area. The small circular moat is probably Mon from the 7th century. It is on private property and there are no...

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Kam Talay Soh
I cycled out to Kham Talay So village again to see if I could find anything new of historical interest. It now seems clear that some sort of Khmer structure was built at the site of Wat Kam Talay Soh about the 11th century. It was most certainly a Hindu str...
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