Monthly Archives: October 2008

The Guy on the Bike

There are some eccentrics in Pattaya. One of the most visible is ‘the guy on the bike.’ If you spend a fair amount of time in Pattaya you will almost certainly see him. He rides around on is brightly decorated … Continue reading

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Pattaya Signs #1

Sometimes the Thais don’t get the transliteration from Thai to English quite right. I’m sure farangs do the same from English to Thai. Sometimes the results can be funny or odd and can be seen in many places in Pattaya.

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Walking Street at Night

The heart of the nightlife scene in Pattaya is Walking Street. During the day-time it does not appear to be too different from the many other streets in Pattaya. However, at night the neon goes on and the crowds coming flooding in. … Continue reading

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Pattaya Bay from Pattaya Hill

Pattaya is located in a bay on the eastern shore of the Gulf of Thailand. Directly to the south of central Pattaya is Pattaya hill. On this hill there is a radio station transmitter, a navy monument and a small … Continue reading

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Freelancers in Pattaya

Many discos in Pattaya are filled with young ladies looking for a farang man. These ladies are known as freelancers. There is also at least one bar (Pattaya Beer Garden) where freelancers can be found. This photo was taken in Club … Continue reading

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Thai Insect Salad

Thais eat some strange and wonderful things. One of the less savoury things to us farangs are the bugs they eat. They are usually bought from a cart and they just love getting some and sharing them around. How many nasty … Continue reading

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Pattaya Ladyboys

Thailand is renowned for transsexuals. They are commonly knows as ladyboys (katoey in Thai) and there are many in Pattaya. A walk along Walking Street on any night will no doubt result in seeing many of them. They can particularly be … Continue reading

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Party Bar Pattaya

The Party Bar is located in Soi 8 in central Pattaya. It is a small air-conditioned bar with a modern feel. They play house music and it is a great place to stop and cool down a bit if you … Continue reading

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The Promise of the Night Ahead.

As the sun sets Pattaya awakens. The most activity in Pattaya occurs at night. The bars start to fill and the ladies come out. Most people go to Pattaya due, at least partly, the night-life. Pattaya has many bars. For … Continue reading

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Bar Ladies

There are reputed to be about 30 000 ladies working in some 3 000 bars in Pattaya. There is highly likely to be one to your tasting if that is what you are after. They come in all shapes, sizes, ages … Continue reading

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