i’ve gone travelling…. hi.

I might write about my adventures here…

and as they thought he was dead… January 26, 2007

Filed under: ashes,australia,bangkok,east coast,long,thailand,travelling — lukeo @ 5:25 am

… he returned to write upon this magical book of his deeds and movements across the great south east of the world.

yes, folks. if anyone is still looking at this site (which according to the blog stats a good handful of people a day are) I have returned to write muchly upon it of what has happened to me, what is happening to me, and what will happen to me in the future. indeed, one of the major things that has happened in the last four weeks is the blessing of being able to read to future. i can tell you for one thing that at least two of you are going to stop reading this because of my blabbering, and then at least two more are going to force them selves to continue to read it just to seem nice.

please, theres lots more, click the link to read on:
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sightseeing and thieving thais. November 22, 2006

Filed under: bangkok,temples,thailand — lukeo @ 11:22 am

having been in thailand for a month, i thought, maybe i should actually visit a sight or two… go see a temple, something like that. it is only right, isn’t it….

 so off i trotted on the busy busy ferry on the dirty dirty river, heading south to the old royal district, and noticing the odd view or two as i went.

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back in the ‘kok November 18, 2006

Filed under: bangkok,thailand — lukeo @ 11:17 am

its wellllll busy here now! getting into peak season so theres more and more people around. more and more wierdos around perhaps….

anyway. i finally have got a decent cooked breakfast. found a place… ‘oh my cod’, which does proper english stuff. you get a cooked breakfast, with baked beans, and good ssausages and bacon.. its stead of the very wierd attempts you find in thai places.

yes, that is the highlight of my life. x

 

bangkok ladyboy places November 5, 2006

Filed under: bangkok,google,ladyboys,Uncategorized — lukeo @ 11:49 am

someone visited this blog when they typed in ‘bangkok ladyboy places’ into a search engine. apparently i must come up on the first page or two for that search! hoorray! 😀

on a slightly sadder note, i’m having a blast here in ko samui. i’m tanned and sweaty. i’ve done nothing much but sit on the beach, and i walked around a little bit the last couple of days, so i finally have a few photos.. i’ll put some up in a while i guess.

apart from that, its pretty boring. just really being lazy and stuff… but i’m gonna go to phuket in a few days. that might be fun.

also. there is a mass procession of thai kids and adults and a giant multistorey cake, or flower, or temple on top of a car. they are playing music and dressed in bright orrange and looking wierd and tribal. ooh now isn’t that nice…..

cya around. xxx

 

bangkok to ko samui October 30, 2006

Filed under: bangkok,ko samui,travelling — lukeo @ 11:48 am

so i wake up, and i’m like, it’ll be fun to go somewhere with a beach and sea. so at 12 i check out, get some lunch quickly and then get a taxi to the trainstation. that is hard enough, cause i don’t know where the train station is, what it is called, or anything, and my driver has an obsession with 2 pound coins…. he wants to take me everywhere but the station, and seems amazed that i don’t actually know where i am going to go when i get to the station.

arrive at station, about 12:30. walk around, going… ‘huh’, till some helper guy comes up to me and helps me to find out i need to go to sarathani, where i can then get buses either to the east or west coast. i quickly get myself a 2nd class sleeper train booked, leaving at 19:30… and settle myself down to spending 7 hours moving from resturant to cafe in the train station, and reading loads and going to sweaty strolls into chinatown with my 400kg bag.

as it gets closer to my trian, and it gets busier in the station, a couple of random thai people start talking to me. one assures me if i ever get in trouble just email him and he will rescue me. the other decides to be frank, and tells me he is gay and he thinks i look sharp, and wonders i am going to shoot him cause he is gay. i quickly make a move away, cause as much as a don’t mind gays… when they are 45 and thai… just no. eugh.

sleeper train. not bad. despite the fact some thai faimly of 6 only booked 3 seats, and had 3 screaming babies. eventually get about a couple of hours sleep at 3am.

off at sarathani, and touts come screaming at me trying to buy there tickets to phuket or ko samui. i don’t even know which one i want to go to yet. i fianlly decide on phuket, but when they tell me the bus isn’t for another 2 hours i go for ko samui. i sit outside the bus, knowing i have 20 minutes till it departs. then… no idea what is wrong with me… after 20 minutes, the bus just drives off… me having totally forgotten to get on it. 5 minutes later, i realized what has happened when crazy fat thai woman comes running up to me syaing i missed bus, and drags me off to a local normal bus. she says something to someone, gives em 20baht and then the bus goes off after a while, filled with thais. i have NO idea what is going on, where i am going, or who i am going there with. finally we get into some place, the bus empties, and i am dragged off by another thai woman, onto a second bus. a few minutes later the guy on that bus throws my bag off on the side of the road and pushes me after it.

well. i’m bored of typing. i’m going to bed. (ps. i’m not still stuck on the side of the road, lonely and afriad.)
xx

 

madagascan death beetle October 29, 2006

Filed under: bangkok,thailand,unimportant — lukeo @ 7:21 am

walkign down the street, i suddenly see right in front of my feet, the biggest red beetle you have ever seen. a big fat thai lady sitting on a chair suddenly looks at me and at the beetle, and cackles widely, screaming, “maaaddagasccaaar. you eeeaattt?!! taasty yaaaahh!!!”

i shake my head, laugh a little bit and step carefully over the marsupial sized crustaceon.

looking behind me a few moments later i see the woman running from side to side kicking and stamping furiously at the poor little bugger, screaming her head off, possibly trying to score dinner.

 

new sleep routine

Filed under: bangkok,thailand,unimportant — lukeo @ 7:18 am

so, usually i am a fan of a good 10 hours a night. a nice early night, getting up at a reasonable hour. but i have developed a new sort of sleep pattern in thailand. it kinda goes like…

awake: 24 hours
sleep: 24 hours
awake: 24 hours
sleep: 24 hours

etc.

maybe thats a bit of an exageration, but i have been finding i can’t sleep aaaallll night unless the night before i haven’t slept aaaalll night. its fun. its wierd. i’ll grow used to it. plus i’m getting to watcha  hell of a lot of films this way.