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Happy new year (and where are you at?)

  • Sampan

    Joined Travelfish
    3rd September, 2009
    Posts: 110
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    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Happy new year all!

    I'm in Hoi An myself, sitting back sipping coffee's and soaking up the warmth and (relative) peace.. (all compared with Hanoi. It was cold! :)

    Where are you at, and what are you doing?

    #1 Posted: 30/12/2010 - 11:07

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  • svendj

    Joined Travelfish
    30th April, 2010
    Location Belgium
    Posts: 196
    Places visited:
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    Well, back home (Belgium/ Flemish part) for just over a year now. Had been backpacking/working around south east Asia on and off for about 2 years. Back home and working on another job for a year now.
    Saving **** loads of money for whenever I get the chance to go off again for a few years (which is now but I want more money :p).

    Will be in Thailand and Laos in April though for a month holiday.

    Enjoy your time in Hoi An! been there for a week in august last year and stayed at a major resort (got 50% discount because of low season so we just paid $5 extra for a resort instead of a crappy hotel :p).

    Don't know if you've been around already.... otherwise, take a motorbike and drive to the sea (you know where it is). and then take the main road up north over there (not going back into town), after a 20 minute drive you'll end up at Buddha mountain or something. aah well, you'll figure it out.

    #2 Posted: 30/12/2010 - 15:47

  • somsai

    Joined Travelfish
    1st March, 2006
    Location United States
    Posts: 567

    Wishing I were on the other side of the world and watching the thermometer drop like a rock. Minus 10 degrees and still falling.

    #3 Posted: 31/12/2010 - 11:31

  • neosho

    Joined Travelfish
    13th August, 2008
    Posts: 386

    Thailand, about an hour and a half south and east of Ubon Ratchathani. Little village. Weather is beautiful Somsai. (smile) Working on tomorrow's hangover. Happy New Year all.

    #4 Posted: 31/12/2010 - 16:59

  • svendj

    Joined Travelfish
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    Location Belgium
    Posts: 196
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    ah well neosho, you're at a good place now but ... you use Somsai for a smile [img]smileys/smile.gif[/img] that's the farang word for smile :p, use this : ยิ้มแย้ม, this is yim yaem (pronounce the y"aem" as "am" in english from "I am" so it's gotta be yim yam or something [img]smileys/smile.gif[/img].hehe). or just use YIM, that's just a smile and YIM YAEM is a big smile.

    also: a hangover is mao kang!

    anyway bro, take care cause you're probably in a much better, more beautiful place than I am now [img]smileys/smile.gif[/img].

    hmm, a little edit: it seams that the forum doesn't accept thai characters :p.

    #5 Posted: 31/12/2010 - 20:52

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