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iBabe Thai edition

iBabe Thai edition

Blogging in English

Although I learned English at school for six years and lived for about five years in Japan and Thailand, where I mainly use(d) English as well, it was a personal challenge to start blogging in English as opposed to my native language Dutch. Mistakes remain undetected much easier than using one’s mother tongue. Also the [...]

Electricity

Electricity

Image thanks to sustainablog I once heard a story from an old man about a Dutch village in the begin of the 20th century. In those days they did have electricity which was mainly used for light since there were not many other electrical things around the house like radio’s or TV’s. The electrician in the [...]

Marriage on Coral Island

Marriage on Coral Island

Perhaps the box office hit Hangover II triggered some people to get married in ThailandHere are some photo’s of a privately held wedding on the secluded Coral Island: Preparations Arrival Ceremony Intimate moments For more information click here.

Gefundenes Fressen

Gefundenes Fressen

Image thanks to Mark Parisi I don’t know the proper English translation for the German title, something like: Free lunch?Today a group of French left these unopened in their room and I got it from the staff who didn’t know what it was and wouldn’t like to try in the first place.From left to right: [...]

Coral Island today II

Coral Island today II

A couple at the beach Two Chinese sisters enjoying the waves.One day the girl on the right couldperhaps become the next Connie Chiu Nothing here is complete without a splendid sunset.

Coral Island today

Coral Island today

Seen on Coral Island (Koh Hae), Phuket: In the morning: Cleaning the rooms.On the foreground: Somkid, the manager of housekeeping.And in my opinion the defacto daily boss of the resort.She works here since 2001 and told me she would like to die here on the island. Not a bad choice if one day this might happen, I think. [...]

Swedish breakfast

Swedish breakfast

Seen in a Thai-Swedish restaurant in Patong, Phuket:

Singha Hangover

Singha Hangover

Seen in Patong, Phuket:Sponsorship from Singha Beer.I’m not really sure if the’re doing sensible marketing this way:

Sashimi art

Sashimi art

Seen at Fuji restaurant Patong, Phuket: