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Thailand (Part 7) Patong, Bangla Road and Lady Boy Shows!

Thailand is famous for it’s beautiful Lady Boys or ‘Kathoey’ (pronounced: Kat-oo-ee), or transgender gay men.  This is so common in Thailand, compared to other countries, that in fact Thai’s see them as a third gender category, and there is even talk of introducing this into the Thai passport system. I have always thought I […]

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Thailand (part 1)… Evason & Bon Island, Ruwai and the South tip of Phuket

Back in September we realised that my partner would almost certainly be away working for Christmas with the way his leave and rostering system works, so he decided to bid for a trip that we might both like to go on, rather than lose any sleep over it (it’s the airline industry-so it goes with […]

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3 – 2 – 1 – BUNGEEEEEEE!

Some of you might have noticed that bungee jumping wasn’t actually on my original bucket list, but on a recent trip to Phuket in Thailand (more post on this to follow shortly) I happened to see the words “Jungle Bungy Jump” written on a tourist map in the Kathu area.  I felt a sudden, massive […]

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