Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Funny Thai-English phrase-book

Funny Thai-English phrase-book

Seen in Phuket, Thailand. I guess the Tourist Police will not be too happy with these kind of requests.. To me it appeared to be more or less similar to the above scetch

The meeting of religions

The meeting of religions

Seen at the arrival hall of Phuket airport, a Muslim lady and three Amish girls, which were accompanied by their parents waiting for their luggage. I thought they used horse and carriage only, but obviously not so.What is not clearly visible on the photo is that they have a small black scarf on the back of their [...]

Double standards II

Double standards II

Seen at funkydog cafe, Chiang Mai.Vegetalian meals: Are those vegetarian pasta’s and pizza’s?If you’re not into a veggie diet, don’t worry, you can order the best buffalo steak in town as well.

Thai hat-umbrella

Thai hat-umbrella

Seen at a Chiang Mai bar, for sale, a hat-umbrella, just tie the straps around your head and you’re protected against the rainy season hands-free.

Old portable restaurant

Old portable restaurant

Seen in a temple at Chiang Mai, a photo of a portable restaurant datedbetween 1897 and 1907

Video-karaoke tuk-tuk

Video-karaoke tuk-tuk

Seen in Chiang Mai, a tuk-tuk has a video-karoake system built-in.Mounted at the roof is a convertible 15″ LCD screen made by Zulex (the black unit in the front), a 4 x 800Watt amplifier (on the left) and a 2400Watt amplifier (the black unit behind the pink box), an equalizer and switch-unit in the back. Big woofers [...]

Chiang Mai touristic musts part IV

Chiang Mai touristic musts part IV

Visit a silk-’factory’ where the ladies do their utmost to look busy. Entrance is free, but exiting without buying something in the big silk-shop is harder. Boil eggs at the Sanpamkaeng hot springs. But take care, the water is 105°C/221°F. Didn’t my physics-teacher told me the maximum temperature of water is 100°C/212°F?Anyway it took me 20 [...]

Chiang Mai touristic musts part III

Chiang Mai touristic musts part III

Orchid farm Butterfly garden at the orchid farm The 10 waterfalls of Mae Sa

Deep fried Wasps and Bamboo-Larvae

Deep fried Wasps and Bamboo-Larvae

Seen at a Chinese restaurant in Chiang Mai; Deep fried Wasps and Bamboo-Larvae

Overregulated discotheque in Chiang Mai – Don’t take advice from any Farang..

Overregulated discotheque in Chiang Mai – Don’t take advice from any Farang..

Seen at a disco called Spicy at Chaiyapoom Road in Chiang Mai. Spicy seems to be a popular place for hookers and I was told there were a lot of fighting on a regular basis as well. No reason at all to go in there.In an attempt to stop this, Spicy now has more rules written down than [...]