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by bsb
15 Mar 2011 17:18
Forum: Attractions, Activities & Events
Topic: Road trip: exploring south of Bangsaphan
Replies: 21
Views: 13373

Re: Road trip: exploring south of Bangsaphan

mike I am familar with those locations,and yes there are places to eat as well as many places to stay. Just guessing on the price but I would say 400 baht up to a couple of thousand...
by bsb
14 Mar 2011 09:36
Forum: บางสะพานเว็บบอร์ด
Topic: รายงานทะเลบางสะพานวันนี้
Replies: 4
Views: 9322

Re: รายงานทะเลบางสะพานวันนี้

sorry if I sounded rude or impolite,it was not intended that way.
love all your pics
by bsb
13 Mar 2011 08:22
Forum: บางสะพานเว็บบอร์ด
Topic: รายงานทะเลบางสะพานวันนี้
Replies: 4
Views: 9322

Re: รายงานทะเลบางสะพานวันนี้

nice pictures,would be nice if you wrote in english also ,as even the farang who speak thai very few can read it.
by bsb
10 Mar 2011 12:59
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang
Replies: 26
Views: 17168

Re: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang

just returned from town and witnessed the top nominee for stupid farang of the year award. an english speaking man yelling a a clerk in 7-11 because she did not speak and understand his english,he turned to me and said "do you believe this stupid people can not speak english?" I am sure what I said ...
by bsb
10 Mar 2011 11:23
Forum: Just Say Hi!
Topic: Just say Hi!
Replies: 3
Views: 5280

thai stock market

Any users on here that invest in the thai stock markets?
by bsb
08 Mar 2011 11:02
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Health Insurance in Thaïland
Replies: 4
Views: 4688

Re: Health Insurance in Thaïland

it has been my experience that hospital stays in thailand are so cheap that a foreign health insurance policy would cost you alot more than the stay itself barring any major complacations. I have actually been admitted and stayed in several hospitals in Chaing Mai,Bangkok,Hua-hin as well as Bang Sap...
by bsb
07 Mar 2011 10:20
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang
Replies: 26
Views: 17168

Re: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang

everybody has bad days ....maybe on their part or maybe on your side.since no one else has had these problems ,I gotta believe maybe you were having a bad day and needed someone to blame it on. I have 3 motorbikes and have never had a problem at any of the dealers or small repair shops. Get great se...
by bsb
07 Mar 2011 09:28
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang
Replies: 26
Views: 17168

Re: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang

stevee99 glad to hear from a tourist and get your side of the story and thoughts on how you were treated, sounds like you are having a great time visiting here,as most people do. And regardless of some of the bs you read here it is a great little town,with great people for the most part both thai an...
by bsb
06 Mar 2011 14:50
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang
Replies: 26
Views: 17168

Re: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang

I could see a thai girl in a thai clothing shop saying"nothing for farang " if the farang was large and all the inventory was thai one size.Not being rude but perhaps limited english.
by bsb
06 Mar 2011 10:41
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang
Replies: 26
Views: 17168

Re: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang

if communicate at these shops as well as you read...I can see the problem...I said nothing about any beach bar nightlife,some of these people do not even drink,I sure said nothing about tourists.All of the people I spoke with have lived here a long time.
by bsb
06 Mar 2011 09:06
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang
Replies: 26
Views: 17168

Re: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang

I talked with 9 different farang last night that live here in different situations. Farang married to thai ,farang married to farang and both singe men farang and single women,none of these 9 have encountered the problem you speak of,althou it will be interesting to see what posters have to say as I...
by bsb
05 Mar 2011 16:26
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang
Replies: 26
Views: 17168

Re: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang

it will be interesting to read what other posters have to say on this matter. as I said before I have not had this problem,nor have I heard it from anyone else that lives here full time. even when I overhear someone in a store or the market,that does not speak the language,the thais always try to pl...
by bsb
05 Mar 2011 15:51
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang
Replies: 26
Views: 17168

Re: Foreigner unwanted - nothing for Farang

I have never had that problem in any shop in Bang Saphan in over 6 years,Not Car,motorbike,computer,food,hardware, building, doctors ,dentist or hospital. Do you speak thai? could be a lack of communication on your part or attitude?
by bsb
04 Mar 2011 07:56
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: New Tesco Lotus store for Bangsaphan
Replies: 21
Views: 14623

Re: New Tesco Lotus store for Bangsaphan

Mike Parker wrote"Ordinary, crowded beach , annoying tailors,sleazy bars, more like Pattaya then HH used to be. The beach area does need a mini mart of some sort.Any chance of GK's being sold and opening again with new owners ?" I only hope we will not be writing the same thing about Bang Saphan in ...
by bsb
03 Mar 2011 10:52
Forum: Beach Bar
Topic: New Tesco Lotus store for Bangsaphan
Replies: 21
Views: 14623

Re: New Tesco Lotus store for Bangsaphan

I have spoke to several "in the know Thais" and they seem to go along with this...I have rather mixed emotions about, kinda like seeing your mother -in-law drive off a cliff in your new BMW. It will be nice to not have to go to Hua-Hin (or hell for you that still live there) for things not avaiable ...