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12 months in the life of the south pattaya canal

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forcebwithu

yesterday......

 

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mk 2 luxury worker bridge installed (not quite madison county standard) with safety ladder to rear

 

Looks like they pinched your ladder from the Bali Hai breakwater.

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nixonsbest

I wonder how the old "Angle Of Repose" is going for the adjacent buildings and roads?

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striderman

Building a condo aparently

still looks a canal widening project to me.

taken today..........

 

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this is where the bungalows were

 

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health and safety is a top priority on this job

 

 

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G34R1N

Thanks for posting this! Can't imagine managing a job that size in Thailand. Great pics!

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Daveo

Interesting stuff and I wonder when its all cleared when the whole thing is flushed out with the rainy season rain if anyone will drink it, seems many people think it's sewerage, LOL

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ChuckBerry

I should be stunned that this has gone on for so long right under the eyes of the city - but I am not...

 

Incredible.  Thanks for your continued work!

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Mick Pattaya

Interesting stuff and I wonder when its all cleared when the whole thing is flushed out with the rainy season rain if anyone will drink it, seems many people think it's sewerage, LOL

hope it does not find its way into some of the Thai tin-cup kitchens lol!!

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striderman

was down there today and found something Bellamy aka len lesser * would have liked........

 

 

*which movie?

 

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out with the old

in with the new........

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low level today

 

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canal banks evened up a bit

 

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the buildings on the right were all chopped back a bit

 

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striderman

the reason the bridge has not yet been put in........

 

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last year it looked like this

today.....

 

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not exactly neat n tidy

 

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morry

above the cottages almost a year ago who tried to hold out. they even put a buddha shrine in front during the last 12 months to try and pull the religious card !!

below after the digger has been at work late last month

 handy to know if you,ve got a cat you want to drown.

 

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Kal-el28

Thanks guys.

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striderman

taken today.

much the same except the vegetation is making a comeback.......

 

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striderman

went past yesterday and everything exactly the same but the jungle is on it's way......

 

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striderman

near bali hai pier this long running italian restaurant built partly over the canal is now closed and it looks for good

 

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striderman

back at the bridge it's starting to look the worse for wear

 

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quality balancing device

 

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water level bit higher than usual

 

 

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nearby soi 16 covent garden beer bars look ready for the chop

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Mick Pattaya

Wonder whether the canal served any purpose during the recent flooding.

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striderman

that bridge is starting to look a bit sick.......

 

 

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striderman

Wow, missed this thread before. :) Thanks a lot.

i'm afraid the gondolas are a long way off

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expatdude

If we had gondolas here in addition to beautiful young girls willing to share they sexuality with us, it would be so much better.

 

Wait...

 

Erm...

 

Gondolas are nice. Nuff said.

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striderman

meanwhile the thais have been working on their bridge building skills

 

option 1..........

 

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complete with jacobs ladders

 

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option 2

 

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bridge to terabithia

 

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Mick Pattaya

meanwhile the thais have been working on their bridge building skills

 

option 1..........

 

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complete with jacobs ladders

 

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option 2

 

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bridge to terabithia

 

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Are they charging tolls to cross the bridge.

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striderman

Are they charging tolls to cross the bridge.

there are enough trolls on here as it is !

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muldoon

Thanks for the interesting photojournal.

 

I have never seen the other 'Walking Street' entrance (south-end) before I street-viewed it!.

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kawaaig

Nice one strider. First time I have seen this post.Thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks for the effort

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