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Jul
20

Phi Phi Island

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The Phi Phi Islands

Located in Thailand, between the large island of Phuket and the western Andaman Sea coast of the mainland. The islands are administratively part of Krabi province.

Ko Phi Phi Don meaning “island” in Thai language is the largest island of the group and is the only island with permanent inhabitants, although the beaches of the second largest island,

Ko Phi Phi Lee or “Ko Phi Phi Leh”, are visited by many people as well.

The rest of the islands in the group, including Bida Nok, Bida Noi, and Bamboo Island (Ko Mai Phai), are not much more than large limestone rocks jutting out of the sea.

Phi Phi Don was initially populated by Muslim fishermen during the late 1940s, and later became a coconut plantation. The Thai population of Phi Phi Don remains more than 80% Muslim. The actual population however, if counting laborers, especially from the north-east, from the mainland is much more Buddhist these days.

Jul
15

Asarnha Bucha Day

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Today is one of the most sacred days in the Buddhist Calendar….Asarnha Bucha Day which commemmorates the day that Buddha delivered his first sermon 2500+ years ago. It occurs one day before Wan Kao Pansa, the start of Buddhist Lent. Wishing everybody happy and peaceful days……Holidays in Thailand

 

 

 

Jul
11

Becoming A Healthy Eater..

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Today in PhuketHealthy eating is all about balanced and moderate eating, consisting of healthy meals at least three times per day.  Healthy eaters eat many different types of foods, not limiting themselves to one specific food type or food group.

Eating healthy requires quite a bit of leeway.  You might eat too much or not enough, consume foods that are sometimes more or less nutritious.

When someone is unable to take control of their eating, they are also likely to get out of control with other aspects of life as well.  They could end up spending too much, talking too much, even going to bed later and later.

You should always remember that restricting food in any way is always a bad thing.  Healthy eating is a way of life, something that you can do to enhance your body or your lifestyle.  If you’ve thought about making your life better, healthy eating is just the place to start.  You’ll make life easier for yourself, those around you, and even your family.


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