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  1. this may come as a shock for some, because the print on ATM receipts will dissapear due to it's low lightfastness really quick within a short spell of time
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    Road Trip from Si Saket to Koh Chang

    just copy & paste this word and insert ครัว9เหรียญ into the google map search when the map opens, it will show you two hits, one is near Lopburi, and the other is the Soi Dao restaurant. There are two resorts right next about 1 km away
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    Road Trip from Si Saket to Koh Chang

    We have already travelled the same route from Kantharalak to Ko Chang three times. We use to stop over in SOI DAO - that's a community along the 317 from Aranyaphrathet to Chantaburi. You can make it there in one day if you leave Kantharalak by the early morning not later than 7 am, and don't make too many stops along the route. Go by Lahan Sai, then the Tappraya Pass, avoid Aranyaprathet but take the 317 south There are several resorts along the route 317 when you have almost passed the town of Soi Dao. There is a fantastic nice terrace restaurant & resort on a hilltop overlooking the scenery. They have bungalows, yet were fully booked on our inquiry. However we dined out with them by the evening and enjoyed great food and a magnificent sunset. Our resort was a stone throw away just below the hill . . . a rather new resort with plenty of clean aircon rooms. When you google the surroundings you will find most of the accomodations listed. I am not allowed to use the google coordinates, but you may find the location when you copy and paste the following word into google Maps Search: ครัว9เหรียญ This is the restaurant. And yes, they have a swimming pool . . . I just don't know if they operate in during the rainy season. Sai Khao, Amphoe Soi Dao, Chanthaburi 22180, Thailand ตำบล ทรายขาว อำเภอ สอยดาว จันทบุรี 22180 +66 81 909 4413
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    TAT: Tham Luang cave may be next tourist attraction

    hey, they could offer "Cave Excite Tours" especially during the rainy season, when the visitors can expect the utmost thrill (irony mode into OFF again) actually it's like scorecard mentioned . . . . the proposal sounds very cynical in the wake of the not yet rescued trapped youngsters and their parents . . . .let's wait until everything has resolved into success & happiness
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    commercial shipping on Mekong River

    there are by far too many rocks, cliffs and shallows in the Mekong River along its course, making navigating near to impossible for ships with large displacement. Most vessels have flat bottoms, the only way to prevent damage by hidden rocks in the riverbed. In the recent history, the French did actually think that they could establish a commercial shipping route from the Mekong Delta all the way up to China. Their expansion was stopped by the Mekong Cataracts ( Four Thousand Islands) in todays Southernmost corner of Laos. They made any passage impossible. During the dry season, when the water levels fall, you can see all those rocks in the riverbed all along the Mekong which normally are hidden under the waterline during the rainy season
  6. how will they prevent the motorcyclists from parking in these spaces? Motorcycle riders will think the red space is made especially for them
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    aliexpress shoe size

    at a price of 600-1000 Baht for a pair of shoes it is worth a try. He can still make somebody else happy if he is not satisfied with the shoes
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    aliexpress shoe size

    or those? https://www.lazada.co.th/products/diao-2018-oxfords-34-46-i216673454-s327513494.html? https://www.lazada.co.th/products/2018-oxfords-i173526759-s217252870.html?
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    aliexpress shoe size

    plenty of similar shoes to be had at lazada for example: https://www.lazada.co.th/products/danji-i131470354-s139888234.html?pa=item_page.right&mp=1&pos=0&impsrc=DA475FAAAS49KEANTH-57262913&ad_src=TPP_cbr_1&did=4a945cbe-0576-4ba4-9211-8cccb894f077&cid=4714
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    aliexpress shoe size

    in Thailand, I would buy Crocs from the Online Shop lazada. You can pay the bill with the postman at your doorstep. Order one pair to get a hang of their size. Be aware at a price of 1000 THB these are probably copis, not an original. Yet easy to achieve. Crocs are perfect for Thai weather conditions and they protect the toenails from harm on Thai sidewalks fulla bumpers https://www.lazada.co.th/catalog/?q=Crocs+Shoes&_keyori=ss&from=input&spm=..search.go. or those: https://www.lazada.co.th/products/wako-i165372173-s201502022.html? https://www.lazada.co.th/products/solid-i140031415-s160096013.html?
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    Rotten dolphin carcass washes up on Samui beach

    "Irrawaddy" dolphins ? The species found at the burmese rivermouth ? Aren't they a sweetwater species? A little bit further south from Ko Samui there is Khanom Beach. All along the waterfront one can rent boats to go out for dolphin watching. They are rather numerous & familar to this area. Wouldn't take a dolphin very long to swim from there a few miles up north an "Irrawadyy" dolphin would have to swim all the way from the Irrawaddy River to Singapore before it entered the Gulf of Thailand
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    Hua Hin is dead

    maybe all the visitors you didn't see were all still sitting in their cars in the trafic jam on the Phetkasem Road ?
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    Visa transfer & Entry question

    thanxxs a lot for your reply! I will do as you advised
  14. I’ve got a Permit of Stay based on Retirement, valid until January 4 th, 2019, along with a Single Re-Entry Permit. I have just received a new passport and I am still in possession of the old passport with all the relevant stamps. I am planning a visit to Thailand for 29 days, from June 5 th thru July 3rd. My question: Would it make sense to enter by a 30-day-Visa-Exempt Entry in order to keep the Single Re-Entry valid ? A few days after my entry, I am planning to visit the Sisaket Immigration (my location) to transfer the stamps from the old to the new passport. Will it be a problem if they see the 30-day Exempt Entry in my new passport? Am I supposed to use the Single Re-entry on any visit to Thailand, no matter how long or short I plan to stay?
  15. a Multi-Entry Tourist Visa from either the Thai Embassy or a consulate in their homeland UK. It gives them a headache-free stay of a minimum of six months. A border run must be made before the expiration of the first 60 days, though. They can check the website of the Thai Embassy London for the requirements to meet when applying for a METV The Fee for this visa is Pound Sterling 125.oo **For application in person, visa fees are payable in pound sterling (£) in cash only.** **For application by post, visa fees are payable in pound sterling (£) in cash or postal order made payable to the Royal Thai Embassy.** Multiple Entry Tourist Visa : Multiple Entry Tourist Visa will be valid for 6 months from the date of issue. You must enter Thailand within the validity of visa. Travellers with this type of visa will be permitted to stay in Thailand not exceeding 60 days for each entry within the period of 6 months from the date of arrival in Thailand. Please check the immigration stamp in the passport regarding the exact length of stay. Required Documents For Multiple Entries (stay up to 60 days for each entry within the period of 6 months) A current passport with validity of over 6 months beyond the date of application and at least 2 blank pages Visa application form completely filled out Two (2) recent photos of the applicant Original bank statement of the applicant showing a balance of at least £5,000 (for 6 months) or a print out with official stamp of the bank A letter from the applicant's employer (in the UK and addressed to the Royal Thai Embassy) If you are self-employed, you self-assessment and a company registration document are required. A photocopy of the confirmed air ticket to Thailand A photocopy of the hotel reservation confirmation in Thailand http://www.thaiembassy.org/london/en/services/7742/84451-Tourist-Visa.html