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Khao San Road : The most famous tourist trap in Bangkok

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The poor quality of the air, reaching its worst levels in the last years, already contagious the pores and lungs. The most careful wore surgical masks, in an attempt, which does not seem very effective, to ease the risks to health. Small government-run aircrafts flew over the city, pouring chemicals into the air, to generate…

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Koh Samet

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Bangkok suffocated me, consumed me, took my strength. I needed to get away from this polluted atmosphere of automobiles and concrete, but for just one weekend, the destination could not be far. Koh Samet appeared as the ideal. An island 200 km from the capital, with its clear and warm waters. After work on Friday…

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Close to the locals

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The year was 2560. The season was winter. The temperature was 34 degrees, with a sensation of 38 during the day. A post apocalyptic future? Far from it. Simply Thailand. With a large Buddhist majority, it is not surprising that this country doesn’t follow the Christian calendar. The year is counted according to the death…

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Thailand, the land of smiles

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Thailand, the land of smiles! A poster with this phrase already alerted me to this fact in some hostel in the past. For the second consecutive year I was going to get rid of the harsh German winter and I could not be happier about it. The arrival in Bangkok was peaceful, although it lasted…

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The Ultimate Revenge

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Today I propose the ultimate revenge! It does not sound polite, neither respectful, but who cares? Have you ever been surrounded by Chinese when traveling? You just found the best frame for your picture, and the same time you shoot the camera a horde of them appear all of a sudden in front of it….

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