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by hhinner
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2454
Views: 195314

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Equinox is the wrong word. It doesn't refer to the sun being overhead. It literally means equal length day and night. Equinoxes happen in March and September.

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by hhinner
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Thai Navy to buy three Chinese submarines
Replies: 40
Views: 4267

Re: Thai Navy to buy three Chinese submarines

^^ No, no, no. Transparency is a priority. The PM said so. E.g. http://englishnews.thaipbs.or.th/pm-pra ... nsparency/

Surely the reports of secretive cabinet decisions are fake news.

/Flippancy off.

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by hhinner
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Hua Hin water supply disruptions?
Replies: 40
Views: 2997

Re: RE: Re: RE: Re: Hua Hin water supply disruptions?

Pagey wrote:
hhinner wrote:
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:00 am
I'll stick to buying drinking water.

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Doesn't everybody buy drinking water ?
Bluesky said the town water is drinkable ("... potable (townwater) supply... "). I don't believe it is, hence my comment.
by hhinner
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Hua Hin water supply disruptions?
Replies: 40
Views: 2997

Re: RE: Re: Hua Hin water supply disruptions?

Turned tap on in the house and water is a light brown colour. The water coming into the tank has a smell to it, a bit like bleach. Anyone have the same today ? Copped a bit of muddy water late last night on Soi 102 from the town supply. Probably a result of excess particulate matter entering the po...
by hhinner
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Bangkok > Hua Hin
Replies: 13
Views: 1816

Re: Bangkok > Hua Hin

According to the website the first bus is 9am from Hua Hin.
by hhinner
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Market Village Food Fun Fair
Replies: 8
Views: 689

Re: Market Village Food Fun Fair

The one in front of the main entrance had a few people sitting in a couple of cars as it went round today, about 3pm. Same yesterday.
by hhinner
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: New Hua Hin Songthaew Service
Replies: 47
Views: 11010

Re: New Hua Hin Songthaew Service

Sorry. It also stops right by the night market.
by hhinner
Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: New Hua Hin Songthaew Service
Replies: 47
Views: 11010

Re: New Hua Hin Songthaew Service

Stops anywhere on request. Press bell to get off. Flag down to get on.
by hhinner
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: South Of Hua Hin
Topic: Island of trash drifts to Prachchuap
Replies: 14
Views: 2282

Re: Island of trash drifts to Prachchuap

^^ That'll come with Thailand 4.0. Maybe.
by hhinner
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Buying Fresh Fish
Replies: 12
Views: 985

Re: Buying Fresh Fish

That's the main fresh market in central Hua Hin - Chatchai market. Lots of fresh sea food. Certainly open by 6am, but still open in the afternoon. There's also a new market at Khao Noi, near Wat Ittisukhato. Opens at 5am, continues until 10pm. I have no idea whether it has fresh fish early on, but I...
by hhinner
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Buying Fresh Fish
Replies: 12
Views: 985

Re: Buying Fresh Fish

Dinosaur market normally starts setting up about 1.30pm and is well under way by 2.30. Most days it's only partially populated (maybe 50%) by stall holders. However it's a full market on Sunday and Wednesday and parking behind the market often starts getting difficult as early as 3pm. For fish and s...
by hhinner
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: HomePro / Thai Watsadu
Replies: 29
Views: 1653

Re: RE: Re: HomePro / Thai Watsadu

F&N (Flynow outlets) are overpriced even with a discount. Was upset my wife and her sister parted with around 10,000 baht just the other weekend. Nothing to really show for it.. Waste of money IMO for some things, big a vice drip for the Bangkok hiso's who can afford the stuff my opinion. Up to you...
by hhinner
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Songkran 2017
Replies: 88
Views: 6601

Re: Songkran 2017

^^ So, will there be water splashing allowed along the parade route, and if so, will bars along the route be not allowed to sell booze then? Would bar owners prefer to be in the wet areas and not sell booze or be in the dry areas and able to sell booze?

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by hhinner
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: HomePro / Thai Watsadu
Replies: 29
Views: 1653

Re: HomePro / Thai Watsadu

There's a Fly Now outlet between Hua Hin and Thai Watsadu. It sells clothing and some household stuff. Also in Hua Hin, about a kilometer North of the palace, is Index which sells housewares and furniture.

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by hhinner
Sun Apr 09, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Songkran 2017
Replies: 88
Views: 6601

Re: Songkran 2017

Is there even the usual parade?

I seem to recall reading that alcohol would be banned in the"splashing areas".