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The Good Side of Pattaya

Happy New Year 2021!

Happy New Year 2021!

I have been blocked in France since March 2020, because of the Corona Virus. My girlfriend is still in Pattaya, trying to survive. I though it will last a couple of month, but it will last more than a year I am afraid. I will post on this page sometime, even if I am far away, just to keep ...

South Jomtien new no parking rule.

It was such a mess with the buses and the car parked everywhere, the small food vendors, that all south Jomtien was blocked every night, specially the week end. They decided to paint the road and remove all the parking along the beach side of the road. The traffic has been much better since! ...

New tax on sugary drinks.

New tax on sugary drinks.

New tax, on sugary drinks to be applied from October 2019. The Thai government seems to finally take the mesure of the deadly excess of sugar in a lot of products. Sugar is an addictive product, that can make people sick if consumed excessively. Cancer, Diabetes, and overweight are some of the ...

Trimming the trees at Jomtien Beach

I was passing by and I saw these big trucks, first thing that came in my mind was "oh no! They are cutting the trees here like they did in Pattaya! In fact not! They were just trimming them!

Impressive big bike meeting at Jomtien Beach

While I was driving along the beach I noticed a long line of parked big bikes, mostly Honda... it seems that a racing club was doing a meeting this Sunday at Jomtien Beach.

Night at Jomtien beach

Night at Jomtien beach

It is low season and the waves are quite high. 1:00 am on the beach, the ambiance at Jomtien Beach is relaxed, totally secure, with people chilling with the cool wind. We are driving scooters and food stalls are open all night. It is 25 Degree C... Paradise on Earth.

More construction work at Pattaya Tai.

The Pattaya construction team is going berzerk at Pattaya Tai, opening all the road like a surgeon to extract these old sewerage tubes that are leaking and smelling. Apparently, the idea is to replace them with these new plastic tubes that are strong and will not let people know what shit is ...

A food seller and his dog at Jomtien beach.

Jomtien has become a tourist trap, and food price have soared! You cannot find any Thai food less than 100 baht, even a simple fried rice! Food sellers are the only option for the people who are working there, and the Chinese trapped in the hotels. They are creating an ecosystem where every ...

Illuminations are now installed on beach road!

I have posted the new King celebration's illuminations at Sukhumvit road, but now they are doing it on beach road. It gives a Christmas feeling to the beach. Great job. These are supposed to last only 3 months, but I hope that they will make them permanent.

Soup seller at Na Jomtien in the night.

I was passing by Na Jomtien and I took this picture of a small noodle soup seller waiting on the side of the road. There are not so many place now where you can buy food for 40 baht in this area, most restaurant have raised their prices above 100 baht even for a simple fried rice. If you are ...

Illuminations for the new King

They are revamping Sukhumvit road with some nice illuminations installed around the palm trees. It is in honor of the new King but seems to be installed to be permanent.

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by Nikko