Tag Archives: Phuket

Thai refit – week 11

The dreaded island-to-island bus trip for a new visa certainly wasn’t half as bad as bus travel in Nepal. For one thing, there are no 2km drops either side to tragically plunge down to our deaths, and the roads between … Continue reading

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Thai refit – week 10

Sunday morning radio in Phuket has a selection of old favourite tunes to hum along to. Surprisingly, the cupboard that houses the holding tank in the head has excellent acoustics. Last Sunday Wayne had his head stuck in the aforementioned … Continue reading

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Thai refit – week 9

This week two of the most beloved men in modern history were praised by their peoples. The passing of Nelson Mandela leaves us his legacy of freedom, compassion and unity that all people and cultures should never forget. In Thailand, … Continue reading

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Thai refit – week 8

Week eight in Thailand – Democracy leader Suthep Thaugsuban heads a protest against the government lead by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Suthep and his minions are encouraging a “peoples’ revolution” and are seizing key ministries in an effort to cripple … Continue reading

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Thai refit – week 7

Blue Heeler’s teak deck is 99% completed. The last work to be done is the manufacture of very long bolts required for adding new double clutches and pad-eyes. On the coach roof we have lovely new teak hand-holds, while the … Continue reading

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