Loy Krathong 2008 in Cha-Am

November 13, 2008 0

Last night was the first full moon day of November and the Loy Krathong festival took place. It is by far the most spectacular, touching and romantic festival in Thailand. Here are a few pictures taken at Wat Neran […]

Winter is here!

November 12, 2008 0

For two days now there has been a clear change of weather. It is much cooler in the morning and in the evening, and dryer too. This probably marks the end of the rainy season […]

Cha-Am countryside

November 2, 2008 1

Today I went for a ride in the countryside, on the other side of the railway, between Cha-am “moo-ban” and Hup Ka Pong. It’s a very quiet and scenic area, as you can see on the pictures. I […]

Give us more power

October 27, 2008 0

It has been raining in Cha-Am this morning and the weather is a bit cooler. Yet the week-end has been busy, so busy in fact that all the townhouses in my soi were occupied. Some […]

Chulalongkorn Day

October 23, 2008 0

We are Thursday today, but Cha-Am is swarming with people. It is indeed a public holiday, Chulalongkorn Day, which commemorates the day the King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) died, in 1910. Under his reign, Siam had […]

A week-end in Bangkok

October 20, 2008 0

While Bangkokians like to escape from the city and spend the week-end in Cha-am, Cha-amians also like to escape from the quietness and go to Bangkok for some serious partying. That was one of those […]

Not a tsunami, but “big waves”

October 14, 2008 0

According to an article in The Nation, ten provinces on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand, including Phetchaburi, have been warned to brace for one or two storms before yearend (“anytime from this month […]

35 years ago…

October 14, 2008 0

35 years ago, on October 14th, 1973, more than 1,500 persons died when the police and the army charged students protestors in the streets of Bangkok (you can read the Wikipedia article on the subject). […]

Sunny weather… almost!

October 11, 2008 0

I think I shouldn’t have posted an article about the sunny weather, as we had some rain last night and this morning! The sun is shining again, though. We are heading towards the end of […]

Sunny weather in Cha-Am

October 9, 2008 0

The sun is still shining in Cha-Am. It is raining a lot in Bangkok, but here we haven’t seen the rain for several days. Time for Bangkokians to take a break and drive down to […]

Political crisis in Thailand

October 8, 2008 0

Yesterday we updated the page dedicated to the history of Thailand, with the latest developments concerning the protestations in Bangkok. Of course Cha-Am is very far from the turmoil and nothing seems to affect the […]

Welcome to our new blog

October 7, 2008 0

This is, as far as we know, the first and only blog dedicated to Cha-Am, in Thailand! It is linked of course to our website Onlychaam.com, which aims at providing free and up to date […]

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