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  • MADMAC

    Joined Travelfish
    6th June, 2009
    Posts: 6376
    Total reviews: 10

    What do you think?

    Flew to Bangkok on 1 June, 2007.

    3 days in Bangkok.

    Drove to Yasothon.

    2 Months in Yasothon.

    Drove to Mukdahan.

    4 years plus in Mukdahan. Every six months or so go to Bangkok to get a proof of income statement or attend the salsa festival.

    Decided to stay on vacation forever.

    Thoughts? Does it look too rushed?

    #1 Posted: 8/9/2011 - 09:55

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  • exacto

    Joined Travelfish
    12th February, 2006
    Location United States
    Posts: 2410
    Total reviews: 47
    Places visited:
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    this sounds about right to me. not too rushed and plenty of time to relax and see the sights, raise a family, that sort of thing.

    nine days out of ten i envy you, and had a few major events in my life gone differently, i could easily be doing something quite similar, although for me it would likely be in Nong Khai or Trat. we're about the same age, so i suppose there is still time.

    do you have plans to explore other areas of Thailand, or are you happy with the occasional motorcycle ride through the area?

    #2 Posted: 8/9/2011 - 11:12

  • Geezy

    Joined Travelfish
    27th July, 2009
    Posts: 48

    Hi MADMAC

    Did you just decide to stay there? Was it ever in your plan to go back home? How did you do it? Did you just get a job outhere and then decide to stay? How old were you when you left?

    Sorry for all the questions but I find stories like this inspirational.

    Ta man
    Geezy

    #3 Posted: 9/9/2011 - 20:03

  • MADMAC

    Joined Travelfish
    6th June, 2009
    Posts: 6376
    Total reviews: 10

    Exacto
    I like to travel around Issan on my bike. That's about it for me. I like this area and it's BIG.

    Geezy
    I'm a retired soldier, so I have a steady income. My wife (whom I met in Germany) comes from Yasothon. So when I retired I decided to come out here. I was 46 when I moved here. Now I teach dance, which I was doing in Germany before I retired.

    #4 Posted: 9/9/2011 - 20:55

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