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Jan 14, 2011 - Pak Chong, Khao Yai National Park, Koh Samet

Travelled to Pak Chong which is 60 kms from Khao Yai National Park. The hotel was a bit on the outskirts of the city and we had to negotiate a dark alley of threatening dogs and cross 4 sets of railway tracks to get into it ...but we only did it once!!! That was enough! Went to the night market and and saw all sorts of wierd and wonderful foods, fried insects and grasshoppers amongst other things. Avoiding these delicacies we went for chicken and rice for 25 baht (53 pence!). Various activities: This next two weeks was a rather odd...

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Sue's Big Trip

Aug 7, 2010 - Pak Chong

A lazy day was in order today, to give Angie's knees a chance to recover and to give her time to keep spraying the 14 bites she got yesterday. She is definitely using more than her fair share of the stuff we brought to spray on insect bites. A late breakfast was followed by a morning of reading in the sunshine and updating the journal. We then had a walk along the road our guest house is on, which is a busy road between Pak Chong and the Khoa Yai national Park. There wasnt that much to see, but about a mile down the road was an...

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Aug 6, 2010 - Khoa Yai National Park

Today promised to be one of the highlights of the trip and it didnt disapoint. After a breakfast of chicken and rice soup (I am getting used to soup for breakfast) We all climbed into the back of the land rovers to head off to the national park. There were 16 of us in total, 8 in each vehicle, with a driver and a guide in the front. We arrived at the park enterance. On the gate the security guard gave our guide a bag tied up at the top, he placed it in the back with us and told us not to open it as it contained a venomous snake, yeah right,...

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Aug 5, 2010 - Bangkok/Pak Chong/Khao Yai National Park

Up and out the hotel by 8.30am as our train to Pak Chong was at 10.05 so that should give us plenty of time, as we only have to get to the skytrain which is about 5 minutes taxi away, then one stop on that and two stops on the metro and we are at the railway station. Got the taxi, at 9am we are still in the taxi and not yet at the skytrain station. We are now looking at each other worried about whether we will make our train, luckily by 9.10am we are at the skytrain and by 9.35 we are at the railway station with plenty of time to spare,...

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Nov 14, 2008 - Spectacular Khao Yai

Okay, so continuing to catch up on all that's been going on: So after leaving Cambodia I bussed to Khorat, which was just a place to stop and stay since I had a National Park to get to! The cool thing about Khorat was that it was getting ready for the full moon festival and had all these big lotus flowers made out of colorful fabrics lit up and floating on a canal. Very pretty sight at night. The next day I bussed to the town of Pak Chong and got a guesthouse not too far from the Khao Yai park entrance because I knew I'd be doing some...

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