Having been bitten by a wild dog while walking to Pattaya Park, I have
discovered that several tourists are bitten every month in the
Jomtien/Pattaya area. Of course, the local authorities do nothing, as usual.
13th December: Warning from Dave
My friend Paul has just been stopped by the
Police at the Junction of Thappraya and Threpprasit Roads,
They asked for his License, which was English --
they demanded an international License. He put Paul's License in
his Pocket and then demanded 1,000 Baht to give it back -- which
Paul gave him.
So we know what all this Police activity is
Highlights of the Carnival Week:
Thursday 8th February 2018:
Monday 12th February 2018: Rosenmontag;
Tuesday 13th February 2018: Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday/Shrove
This year Saint Valentine and Ash Wednesday coincide on
Wednesday 14th February 2018.
On Friday 16th February 2018 the Chinese Lunar Year of the
On Thursday 1st March 2018 Makha Bucha is celebrated, one of
the five Buddhist days when alcohol sales are prohibited.
Saturday 17th March 2018 is Saint Patrick's Day.
This year All Fools' Day/April Fools' Day and Easter coincide
on Sunday 1st April 2018.
Re-opened Mandarin A-GoGo on Walking St. 19th
Renamed Chaos A-GoGo on Soi LK Metro became Kiss
A-GoGo on 16th January.
Opened Top One A-GoGo opened on Soho Square, 1st
Opened Cocoon Nightclub with aerial
performers opened 23rd December.
Opened 4Play A-GoGo on Soi 6. 1st December
Opened Marilyn Monroe A-GoGo on Walking Street
taking over from L'Italiano Restaurant
Opened Bad Girls A-GoGo, taking over from a small
Indian restaurant on central Walking Street. 7th November.
Thailand may be the Land of Smiles but it certainly isn't
Foreigners are surely greeted by the proverbial smiles but
these are often in anticipation of a good fleecing.
Be well informed, respect the rules, respect the girls and
play the game with enthusiasm. Somehow the smiles then turn out to be
Any help is always much appreciated, either details on a
particular item or else general information sources.
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