Author Archives: Mike

About Mike

A recently retired "Baby Boomer" , looking forward to having more time for my photography and travel.

Navaratri Festival 2018

The other night the girlfriend and I wandered over to Silom road, on the other side of Bangkok, to have a look at the Navaratri Festival (also transliterated as Navarti/Navararti, so take your pick of spellings….) Although Thailand is something … Continue reading

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In the red corner …..

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The “other” Chatuchak markets.

While most visitors to Bangkok have at least heard of Chatuchak market (or Jatujak, or J.J. market ) and perhaps ventured out to brave the hordes of around 200,000  people that go there on the weekend, did you know that there are two other markets held there ? Continue reading

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More Muay Thai

a few days ago I went downtown to watch the Muay Thai at the MBK shopping centre. Held on the last Wednesday of each month, the fights may not be the same quality as at Lumphini or Ratchadamnoen stadiums but they are serious contests Continue reading

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Muay Thai action.

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Bangkok Motor Show 2018

  I’ve coped perfectly well without a car while living in Bangkok, but when we move upcountry to Ubon it will be a different matter, so last week I went out to the Motor Show at Impact Arena to check … Continue reading

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