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Projek C: Filling it up before border crossing

It is always a good idea to fill up the tank full before entering Thailand.  Why?  Because petrol is much cheaper at this side.  Alhamdulillah.  Malaysia masih aman.  We stopped at this BHP station at Bukit Kayu Hitam on cool … Continue reading

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Thailand by Bus (Part 5) – Ayutthaya > Bangkok > .. > Sungai Kolok

Heading south from Chiangmai and Chiangrai and Maesai, we made a quick stop at this ancient city. Ayutthaya was a capital of  Siam, founded some 600 years ago. The Burmese army seized and destroyed the city in 1767 and what … Continue reading

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Thailand by Bus (Part 4) – Chiangrai > Maesai

Welcome to Chiangrai! Sawadeekrap! Chiangrai city is the capital of Chiangrai province, Thailand’s most northern province. It is about 800 kms from the capital city Bangkok, and some 180kms from Chiangmai city. We headed further north to Maesai, a border … Continue reading

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Thailand by Bus (Part 3) – Chiangmai & en route

We left Pattaya early in the morning on the third day. Continued to the north to Chiangmai bypassing Bangkok business district. There were many towns we passed by, as you can see in the photos link below. We finally stopped … Continue reading

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Thailand by Bus (Part 2) – Bangkok > Pattaya

We continued the journey to the north and stopped for Maghrib/Isyak prayers and dinner at a rest area along the highway somewhere near Hatyai.  After that it was a long journey along scenic coastal routes and provinces like Nakhon Si … Continue reading

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