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chillyinCanada

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Nope, this was my introduction to that particular malady; can't say that I enjoyed it. The bout of tonsillitis that I got as a chaser wasn't fun either (that one took IV antibiotics to kill off).

My best wishes to you that you never get it again.
 

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Dunno about sweating, but I caught dengue fever on Koh Tao this February; dropped half a dozen kilos in as many days :oops: - can't say that I recommend it as a weight loss method, but it sure works.
Nasty one.
I assumed you have read the dangerous effect of the secondary infection. Pay particular attention to the presence of Aedes mosquito. The striking white marking on the body is a dead give away. Protect yourself properly from now on.


OK - I'm looking for one of those positive pressure bubble suits to wear while flying there - I have two 10.5 hr flights and the 90 minutes from Bangkok to Phuket, I might even sweat off this covid gut I have during the trip.
Is there a portable pressure suit available? I take that as a joke.:)
The chance of getting infected on the plane is pretty low since most airlines are very straight on vaccination proof. It is at the airport that you have to be very careful even at the transit lounge because of so many peoples coming and going. Just take all the necessary precautions.
 

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Phuket Covid 19: Stuck in Sandbox quarantine: A tourist offers a list of suggestions

She is still being positive. Great on her.
Not too sure what would I do if I am in her position. Leave for home early or stick around until all clear?
I appreciate the information you have given here, but lately your information on this and entry requirements into Thailand have turned more into not very helpful rants.

In this case her home is not Germany anymore, she wants to make a new home. So 'returning home' is not an option.
 

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Long-stay visas, EVs to help spur economy
I don't think she is qualified for that but I could be wrong.
I have no idea how long she is allowed to stay and how many times she will be allowed to extend her visa but eventually she would have to leave unless she can find a way to avoid it.

There were less than 30,000 cases in the beginning of Apr and now it has jumped to well over 380,000 and still rising steadily.
All the posts(links) were originated from Thai local press and I merely gave my OWN opinion.
 

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I appreciate the information you have given here, but lately your information on this and entry requirements into Thailand have turned more into not very helpful rants.

In this case her home is not Germany anymore, she wants to make a new home. So 'returning home' is not an option.

Yes, she has been as positive about her experience as could be possible.

Frankly, it irks me that the other people were able to elect to return to UAE. And if I were a staff with Emirates or even a UAE person, that would truly irk me as well.

The people who should be paying for her Svq are those or at the very least, her seat mate. :)
 

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She has an account in FB and could well be a side-car racer/passenger.
No wonder she has such a positive attitude.

Yes, she has her own motorcycle (or did have). She plans to take some backcountry riding lessons once she's sprung from her quarantine.

Still, she must be careful when speaking during the interviews or blogging or Facebook sharing. Her wish is to be able to extend her visa from 60 to 90 days and perhaps further by getting an educational visa to learn Thai but then on a later interview, she said that since she's a digital nomad, she hopes that Thailand will follow through with providing some kind of working visa (as had been thrown about).
 

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Still, she must be careful when speaking during the interviews or blogging or Facebook sharing. Her wish 8s to be able to extend her visa from 60 to 90 days and perhaps further by getting an educational visa to learn Thai but then on a later interview, she said that since she's a digital nomad, she hopes that Thailand will follow through with providing some kind of working visa (as had been thrown about).

She ought to keep a low profile on her intention. The culture is not the same and never a good idea to play her card so early and openly. "Respect" is the KEY. Someone somewhere might interpret differently with her action/desire or whatnot.
 

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She ought to keep a low profile on her intention. The culture is not the same and never a good idea to play her card so early and openly. "Respect" is the KEY. Someone somewhere might interpret differently with her action/desire or whatnot.

Exactly the point that I was trying to make.
 
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