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by FrazeeDK
January 23, 2021, 8:37 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: US Citizen Questions, Comments, Concerns 2021
Replies: 7
Views: 393

Re: US Citizen Questions, Comments, Concerns 2021

detailed explanation of President Biden's announcement that "all international arrivals to the U.S. must undergo 7 days quarantine." Quarantine where? at whose expense?
by FrazeeDK
January 23, 2021, 8:33 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Weather in Udon ?
Replies: 741
Views: 46269

Re: Weather in Udon ?

the cool/cold air can be bracing but the crap AQI means with my bad lungs leaving the house (air cleaner on 24/7) is done masked and for short periods only. Note the higher AQI hours are at night when the fields are burned.. https://www.iqair.com/thailand/changwat-udon-thani/udon-thani Down in BKK t...
by FrazeeDK
January 16, 2021, 5:28 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Tourism fee to help insure foreigners visiting the kingdom
Replies: 15
Views: 805

Re: Tourism fee to help insure foreigners visiting the kingdom

=; I hope it is included in the ticket price. People having to front cash at some exit booth means a long queue and hands in the till..
by FrazeeDK
January 16, 2021, 11:15 am
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Lao Railway Progress
Replies: 141
Views: 22515

Re: Lao Railway Progress

while talking with an Aussie neighbor last night he related a farang friend of his living with his extended Thai family between Udon and Nong Khai was notified by the Thai government that their land, about 150 meters west of the current rail line would be condemned (with compensation) to provide Rig...
by FrazeeDK
January 5, 2021, 3:55 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Snake in the attic
Replies: 26
Views: 1213

Re: Snake in the attic

had a snake up in our attic a couple of years ago chasing mice and small rats.. After trimming back the trees surrounding our house (that's how they were getting in) and laying out rat poison in the attc the problem went away...
by FrazeeDK
January 5, 2021, 2:20 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Crazy Udon
Replies: 111
Views: 5955

Re: Crazy Udon

The wife's take on the murders this month from the local TV news was that the fellow was likely Schizophrenic or Bi-Polar and hadn't taken his meds.. When interviewed he initially said he had no recollection of killing his grandmother who evidently had refused to buy a gun for him...
by FrazeeDK
January 5, 2021, 2:16 pm
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Non Immigrant O or OA Visa
Replies: 281
Views: 33149

Re: Non Immigrant O or OA Visa

went in today Tuesday the 5th of January to do my annual O-A Extension of Permission to Stay. Spent 55 minutes across the street at K-Bank getting my Letter and Account Statement (300 Baht) then got in to Immigration at 11:55. The lady took my paperwork, spent 30 seconds ruffling through it, said, "...
by FrazeeDK
January 3, 2021, 7:33 pm
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Lao Railway Progress
Replies: 141
Views: 22515

Re: Lao Railway Progress

The Lao railway project is Standard Gauge as are the great majority of rail lines within China.. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard-gauge_railway The Thais have signed five contracts for the High Speed Rail segments between Bangkok and Khorat. [url]https://www.nationthailand.com/news/30398639#:~...
by FrazeeDK
December 31, 2020, 9:08 pm
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Lao Railway Progress
Replies: 141
Views: 22515

Re: Lao Railway Progress

57% of the rail has been laid from Vientiane. They are up to Luang Prabang now and on target time-wise. http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-12/30/c_139627837.htm The Vientiane main railway station is under construction now and appears it'll be quite a large place... I'm waiting to see a news story...
by FrazeeDK
December 31, 2020, 8:12 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Car Tyres - new set required
Replies: 10
Views: 573

Re: Car Tyres - new set required

bought tires for our Nissan March a few months ago at YangBoonKit about 2km south of the Ring Road on Rte 2. Located here: https://www.google.com/maps/@17.3549558,102.8222788,3a,26.9y,195.81h,92.26t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1spjQx0mmdcdm3Bo_eZCPyFQ!2e0!7i16384!8i8192 We replaced the skinny 165 Maxxis tires...
by FrazeeDK
December 27, 2020, 1:19 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: 120 kph?
Replies: 175
Views: 7011

Re: 120 kph?

ah yes.... 120kph.. Only for very short stretches between clogs of traffic with slow trucks passing even slower trucks and the impatient car drivers racing up the left lane and dodging back into the right causing traffic to slow up and accordion.. Drove down to Ban Phe to go to Samet Island this las...
by FrazeeDK
December 14, 2020, 7:57 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: CVT fluid change
Replies: 45
Views: 1979

Re: CVT fluid change

and also during the dry season as crud accumulates at the U-Turns it can cause squealing with some tires.
by FrazeeDK
November 27, 2020, 8:47 pm
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Lao Railway Progress
Replies: 141
Views: 22515

Re: Lao Railway Progress

once again large special vehicles transporting various Chinese rail engines and specialty equipment from Laem Chabang port to the Mekong in Bueng Khan Province to cross via ferry into Lao. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km1rGgptfo8
by FrazeeDK
November 19, 2020, 7:28 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: new payment rstrictions
Replies: 31
Views: 1370

Re: new payment rstrictions

On the Big C card issue.. My Big C card is in my name.. I've had it since around 2009 or so. A few years ago I was asked to "register" the card at the service desk. I provided my Thai driver's license and its number was put in the system under my Big C Card number. (and phone number too). When I per...
by FrazeeDK
November 17, 2020, 2:38 pm
Forum: U.S. Politics
Topic: Will Trump concede?
Replies: 525
Views: 15905

Re: Will Trump concede?

popularity or getting out the vote???

Obama 2008 popular vote count: 69,500,000

Obama 2012 popular vote count: 65,915,795

with all votes not counted but it won't change much:

Biden 2020 popular vote 78,975,825

Trump 2020 popular vote: 73,288,034
by FrazeeDK
November 17, 2020, 12:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous goods for sale/wanted/free
Topic: Kayak double (SOLD)
Replies: 2
Views: 317

Re: Kayak double seat

seats? seat backs? paddles?
by FrazeeDK
October 24, 2020, 2:09 pm
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Lao Railway Progress
Replies: 141
Views: 22515

Re: Lao Railway Progress

The railhead in China where the construction started heading south concurrent with the Lao rail construction is at Yuxi, a railhead south of Kunming. The Lao segment is actually a rather small part of a major rail expansion into southwest China. The Chinese are also building internal routes down to ...
by FrazeeDK
October 24, 2020, 2:04 pm
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Lao Railway Progress
Replies: 141
Views: 22515

Re: Lao Railway Progress

Based on Google Maps satellite views the rail route swings around the north side of Vientiane and to the east. I'm at a loss as to where it is planned to come across the Mekong.. Certainly there must be some long term route planning done by the Thai government since there's no doubt the rail line wi...
by FrazeeDK
October 23, 2020, 8:36 pm
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Lao Railway Progress
Replies: 141
Views: 22515

Re: Lao Railway Progress

This Lao guy puts up regular videos on both the Lao-China Railway and the Vientiane-Vang Vieng Expressway, both major infrastructure projects in Laos. Here's his latest on the railway project taken at the construction marshaling yard I think northwest of Vientiane. Three large diesel engines are sho...
by FrazeeDK
October 21, 2020, 7:15 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: floating voltage
Replies: 16
Views: 878

Re: floating voltage

BTW Bandung do you still think my floating voltage problem and some shocks off appliances and off the water fixtures in the shower are from PEA not properly installing or grounding the new setup?? Is there any remedy I can take at the house. The PEA team that did the installation was from out of tow...

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