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by Sabai Jai
Sun Nov 22, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Oil Slick puts Hua Hin Beach at it's dirtiest ever ?
Replies: 154
Views: 22902

Re: Oil Slick puts Hua Hin Beach at it's dirtiest ever ?

Thank you Big Boy and others keeping us informed on this topic. I just arrived a few days ago for my winter sojourn and have been to the beach for a stroll three times now. I noticed that when paddling in any pools left by the tide, I'm getting spots of oil on my feet, so looks like it is collecting...
by Sabai Jai
Mon Aug 17, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Huge explosion rocks central Bangkok
Replies: 197
Views: 13650

Re: Huge explosion rocks central Bangkok - casualties reported

Just turned my computer in London on to book my flights for this winter season ...and saw this http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-33963280 I will still be coming - but deepest sympathy to anyone affected by this Any speculation (silly question) or information rgarding the perpetrators yet? Regards...
by Sabai Jai
Sat Aug 15, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Hua Hin Golf
Topic: Bernies Bar
Replies: 5
Views: 4413

Re: Bernies Bar

Bernies usually have a blackboard at the front of the bar listing what they will be showing with dates and times - quite organised...
by Sabai Jai
Mon May 12, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: R.I.P. Gary Winchester
Replies: 5
Views: 2274

R.I.P. Gary Winchester

I am very sorry to say that I have just heard that Gary Winchester sadly passed away on Saturday 10 May at a hospital near hia home in England having left Thailand on 04 May. I have no further detailas at the moment Although still relatively a 'Youngster' by Hua Hin standards Gary must have been one...
by Sabai Jai
Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Thailand to open first tourist court
Replies: 4
Views: 720

Thailand opens first tourist court

Source: Tourism Authority of Thailand The decision was mooted earlier this year following a spate of high-profile incidents involving holidaymakers in popular destinations. The first court is located in Pattaya, which is to the south of the capital Bangkok. “The one-stop service will ensure speedy t...
by Sabai Jai
Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Glasses (optical variety)
Replies: 44
Views: 7144

Re: Glasses (optical variety)

I had good quality new lenses in my Existing Frames in January - a friend recommended Siam Optic on Dechanuchut Rd. (on the left as you walk towards the sea from Petchkasem rd - just after first juction) - Old Hua Hin family - not pushy - see the older lady, She is good, knows her stuff. I need Vari...
by Sabai Jai
Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:24 pm
Forum: Speaking Thai
Topic: Kao Chopsticks
Replies: 12
Views: 8148

Re: Kao Chopsticks

Khao Takiab was named Chopstick Mountain because there used to be two tall radio masts on top of the highest peak - they were removed quite a few years ago now... When I first started coming to Hua Hin in mid 80's many restaurants - and particularly Food stalls would only have Chopsticks -plus a sma...
by Sabai Jai
Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:36 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Sleepless in Hua Hin?
Replies: 14
Views: 4516

Re: Sleepless in Hua Hin?

It is the 'Town Hall' or 'Tedsaban' who make the announcements - always has happened as far as I know. There used to be a speaker close to where I stay but it appears to have been 'disabled' now. I heard the recent announceaaments / music etc around the market and central Hua Hin. They did seem a bi...
by Sabai Jai
Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Questions & Announcements
Topic: HHForum Ten Year Celebrations
Replies: 191
Views: 18333

Re: HHForum Ten Year Celebrations

I will be in town from 13 Jan and would be please to meet up for; Day, Beach or evening event

Best Regards
by Sabai Jai
Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Property Repair - Bangkok
Replies: 0
Views: 603

Property Repair - Bangkok

I'm looking to renovate a town house in North Bangkok.

Can anyone suggest a contact or recommend a Ex-pat forum for Bangkokians please?

Fairly low Budget - place needs bathrooms upgrading, few repairs, painting and decorating

Regards Sabai Jai
by Sabai Jai
Thu Sep 15, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Crocs Escape in Pattaya......?
Replies: 10
Views: 993

Re: Crocs Escape in Pattaya......?

5,000 Baht reward should help - but How much is a Croc worth?? Bangkok Post The deputy director-general said he was confident that the water level would not overflow the Chao Phraya River’s 2.5-metre-high flood embankment, but the agency would monitor the situation closely. Meanwhile, teams of hunte...
by Sabai Jai
Wed Jan 26, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Changs blocking the Binta Block
Replies: 33
Views: 3935

Re: Changs blocking the Binta Block

i'm pretty sure it is against the law - but when this was happening in Bangkok the BIB were fining the farang for feeding them not the Thai mahouts for touting them...

Sound familiar?

Sabai Jai
by Sabai Jai
Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Changs blocking the Binta Block
Replies: 33
Views: 3935

Re: Changs blocking the Binta Block

They seem to have disapeared....(not easy to hide an Elephant) Haven't seen them for the last few nights They were becoming a real pain - there was actually an Ele-jam on Selakarm one night - also one of the guys (Mahouts?) with them was getting quite pushy, he didn't want to take no for an answer e...
by Sabai Jai
Sun Dec 26, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Food stalls - Night Market
Replies: 1
Views: 607

Food stalls - Night Market

I think I have seen mention of this before but can't find it with search tools. As the original Night Market has changed so much in recent years... I understand there is Night Food Market - or at least a number of food stalls around Soi 60 - 62? Does anyone use this area please? - worth a visit? Reg...
by Sabai Jai
Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:59 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Do monks still do Alms rounds down Bintabaht?
Replies: 7
Views: 2200

Re: Do monks still do Alms rounds down Bintabaht?

Hello Rider Looks like not many members are around at that time! Some years back when I spent longer in Hua Hin (and was younger) I knew it was time to go home to bed when they came past the Bar.... I think the best place to see them now is at the top corner of the Market opposite where the Songtaew...