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Enjoy some pictures of the worldrecordtour, taken in Thailand

2. People, Beaches, Nature    (--> 1. Temples, Pagodas, Shrines)


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View from the ‘Golden Mount’
Temple over the roofs and
skyscrapers of Bangkok
Brightly illuminated ‘Democracy Monument’ on Bangkok’s Thanon Ratchadamnoen Klang Avenue
Khao San Road –
the Capital’s ‘backpacker ghetto’




Fruit stall along the road
Street kitchen selling
spring rolls in Khao San
Market stall in Bangkok. Everything
is packed in plastic bags – not
necessarily “environmental friendly”




Souvenir cart in a Temple in
Nakhon Si Thammarat
Artificial teeth on stock on a
Bangkok’s street market
Hand cart with baskets
of any kind and size




„Burma“-Pier in Ranong where
long-tailed boats leave over the
Chan River for Kawthoung at the
Southern “end” of Myanmar. Used
very often for the “Thai-visa-run”
‚Floating Market’ in Damnoen Saduak in the North of Samut Songkhram




The luxury longdistance busses are
painted very brightly and eye catching
Toyota Thailand offers to service
our LandCruiser in Bangkok
Selling brooms




Pattaya – Thailand’s biggest tourist ghetto:
View over the bay and the city …..
..... over the “Westerner’s
(Farang) beach” .....
..... and the traffic jam




The fishing fleet of Cha Am .....
..... sorting out the daily catch,
mostly octopus .....
..... and fishing boats nearly
as big as a skyscraper




In the harbor of Si Racha:
Relaxing before the night shift .....
..... making the account about
the fish distribution .....
..... and preparing fort the next catch




Fishing boats with piled up oyster cages
The sun is setting in Si Racha
Moslem village of Phang-nga




Rickshaws in Mae Sai, the most Northerly point of Thailand, bordering Myanmar
„Golden Triangle” at the Thailand-Burma-Laos border
Hat Chao Mai Beach National Park
at the Andaman Sea




„James Bond” rock at
Phang-nga National Park -
shooting of “007’s” Dr. No
Sunset at Hat Chao Mai Beach
at the Andaman Sea
View from Wat Suwanapradit
Temple near Surat Thani




Working elephants trotting
through Phattalung in the South
Bridge over the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi, on the way to
the ‘Three Pagodas Pass’
River border crossing at Mae Sot
to Myanmar (picture 1993).
There is a road bridge today




Thai people are amazingly
swimming in all their clothes
Another day is setting
The beach in Cha Am gets crowded
on weekends with people escaping
the mega city of Bangkok




West Coast near Nathon
on Ko Samui
Fishing boat sets out for the night catch
Deserted beach in Pathiu on the
East Coast near Chumphon




A tree that we saw re-flowering
every couple of days
Camping on Fa Chi Hill Viewpoint (North of Ranong) with a
sweeping view reaching Burma
Red, waxen flowers
blooming on a high tree




Kra Isthmus – the narrowest point of
the Malaysian Peninsula (barely 31 miles separates the Gulf of Thailand from
the Indian Ocean). Just opposite is
Myanmar, before also known as Burma
Making umbrellas in
Bo Sang near Chiang Mai
Reporters and Fans at the
Motor Expo 2005 in Bangkok




Orchids grow in abundance in Thailand
A cashew nut fruit in front
of our bungalow in Ranong
Flowers of „Couroupita Guianensis“,
the rare cannon ball tree, named
after the look of its poisonous fruit




Rice terraces along the Thai-
Burma border in the West
River village near
Nakhon Sawan
Akha mountain village at the Thai-
Burma border West of Mae Chan




Flowering coffee plant
Peaceful doves on a temple roof
Unloading of coconuts at Kuiburi – North
of Prachuap Khirikhan - at the East Coast




Two boys at the Hot Springs
in Ranong
Girl of a fishermen’s family in Cha Am
Boy practicing a traditional music instrument
in a temple in Nakhon Si Thammarat




At the Hot Springs in Ranong:
An elephant chilling out
in the river bed .....
..... Liliana bathing her leg in
one of the three hot pools .....
..... simple huts lining the river bank




A sweet girl of Ranong
Grandma and granddaughter
at the Hot Springs in Ranong
Thai people love to take picnic at Ranong Canyon with their extended family




Sunsets – an always fascinating great spectacle of nature
Articles in newspapers about us in Thailand:
Article: "ภาพจาก Motor Expo 2005 วันที่ 3 ธ.ค. 2548",    Internet Magazine "Thaioffroader" - December 3, 2005
Interview: "Title Daily News th 12.12.05.jpg",    Daily Newspaper "Daily News" - December 12, 2005