April 4th, 2010

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Thailand: Ampawa

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Ampawa is quiet and peaceful in the morming and progressively transforms into a hectic market flooded by tourists by late afternoon. We stayed overnight at the Thanicha Guest House which was comfortable enough with a cosy atmosphere.


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Thailand: Wat Bang Kung (Tree Temple)

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Wat Bang Kung (Tree Temple) is a temple in the province of Samut Songkhram, as it was left abandoned the jungle ended covered it entirely.


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Thailand: Samut Songkhram

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

On my first day in Thailand I visited Samut Songkhram about 50 miles south west of Bangkok. One oddity was a day market installed on the railroad. Trains pass by several times a day and merchants manage to remove and put back their products in no time.

This is not a touristic market and you certainly won’t see many foreigners as this is mostly about fresh fruits, fish, and meat. I have to question the freshness given that it was about 35 degrees Celsius on that day.


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