12th THAILAND OPEN, (6-15 MAY 2016)

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12th THAILAND OPEN, (6-15 MAY 2016)

Post by Andrew Tjon A Ong » Sat Nov 21, 2015 01:37


INVITATION for the 12th Thailand Open 2016 (6-15 May)

Sun, sea, beach, nature, culture, friendly people, nice food, nice nightlife, draughts, … is there a better combination? Playing draughts in the morning, swimming in the sea or sitting on an elephant in the afternoon. In the evening, if you like, there are many open bars.
In May 2016 there will be the 12th Edition of the international draughts tournament THAILAND Open in Jomtien, a nice tourist village just at the beach.

We will play 9 rounds in 9 days according to the Swiss System and the rules of the FMJD. Thailand Open is recognized by the FMJD and therefore there are standards for rating and international titles to earn. Time: 80 + 1', so for each player 80 minutes and 1 minute per move.

The entrance fee of the participation is 55 euro. If you want to stay in the same hotel as the tournament, the costs are app. 190 euro for 9 nights with breakfast, based on a shared room.
Excursions are, of course, not included in the price. We recommend you to spend more days in the nice country of Thailand. Come and join the 12th International Draughts Tournament in Jomtien (‘Thailand Open’) 6-15 May 2016 in the Jomtien Garden Hotel, 31/71 Moo 12, Nongprue, Banglamoung, Chonburi 20260, THAILAND.

Playing schedule: (Time of the excursions can change!)
6 May: 19.00 hrs. Opening Ceremony in Jomtien Garden hotel,
7 May: 9.00 hrs. 1st round; 14.15 Excursion (if you like)
8 May: 9.00 hrs. 2nd round; 14.30 hrs. 3rd round
9 May: 9.00 hrs. 4th round; 14.30 hrs. 5th round
10 May: 8.00 (!) hrs. 6th round; 13.30 hrs. Excursion ---> Nong Nooch (if you like)
11 May: FREE DAY. Full day excursion (if you like).
12 May: 10.00 hrs. 7th round;
13 May: 10.00 hrs. 8th round;
19.00 hrs. Thailand Open Blitz Championships
14 May: 10.00 hrs. Thailand Open Rapid Championships
15 May: 10.00 hrs. 9th round;
17.00 hrs. Closing Ceremony

You can choose if you want to play the Open Blitz- and Rapid championships or not. If you don’t play one of these championships, you will have more free time.

There are many prizes (at least 50 prices, devided in money (> €2.500 and cups) in several categories. It depends on the number of participants.
There are special prizes for the best Asian players, Best Women, and Youth players if there are enough participants in these categories (>3).
Do you want to join the tournament?
It's not necessary to be a strong draughts player.
It is an open tournament for everyone who wants to play international draughts.
Just send an email to the Tournament director Andrew Tjon A Ong: tjonaong@gmail.com

Winner 2005
Sharunas Mardosa (Lithuania)

Winner 2006
Ron Heusdens (Netherlands)

Winner 2007 & 2012 & 2013
Alexey Chizhov (Russia)

Winner 2008 & 2009
Jean-Marc Ndjofang (Cameroon)

Winner 2010
Gabriel Heerema (Netherlands)

Winner 2011 & 2014 & 2015
Macodou Ndiaye (Senegal)

Winner 2016

Thailand Open 2016 is sponsored by Tulip House, Jomtien Garden hotel, NRG-events, Bijnaar Lasbedrijf, Hoofdlijn, Mindsports4you, Restaurant "Ons Moeder" Pattaya, & Damatico Mindgames.
344/3 Jomtien Beach Road, 20260 Jomtien
Tel.: +66 38 231 134, Fax: +66 38 232 071
Email: tuliph@loxinfo.co.th
Hotel / guesthouse with seaview, Restaurant, Terrace
Thai and European kitchen, Travel agency
Rooms available for app. 10 euro

The organization of Thailand Open 2016:

Mr. Andrew Tjon A Ong
Tournament director

Mr. Mathieu Corporaal

Mr. Eric van Dusseldorp

Tournament website: http://www.thailandopen.nl/

Tours & Trips:
29 April – 4 May 2016 Tour Dubai
16-27 May 2016 Roundtour Singapore & Malaysia

Underneath you can find some pictures of the last tournament

The famous trophees of Thailand Openl Every day we have nice prizes for best game, best combination and many more. At the end of the tournament we have cups and cash prizes many categories

Fidèle Nimbi, Ramon Sakidin and Hans Gons are ready to play

Former worldchampion Guntis Valneris (Latvia) could not beat the strongest Thaiplayer in this tournament, Marut Banchuen

some impressions of the nice playingroom

Above: You can order all kinds of drinks and food on our terrace
Photo below: to the left, our playing room and at the right, our big terras for chilling, analyzing the games or to order drinks or food


Amara Keita (Guinee) vs Natalia Shestakova (Russia) during the Blitz-championships

Analyzing games during the Blitz-championships

All female participants of the tournament are rewarded with a prize

The Top 3 of Thailand Open 2015: Guntis Valneris (Latvia) silver, Macodou Ndiaye (Senegal) gold, Vyacheslav Varlamov (Russia) bronze

The champion of Thailand Open 2016: Macodou Ndiaye from Senegal

Some happy prizewinners

The Group of 2016

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Re: 12th THAILAND OPEN, (6-15 MAY 2016)

Post by Andrew Tjon A Ong » Mon Jan 25, 2016 23:34

We have more events on our program of Thailand Open 2016. If you want to join the 12th Thailand Open, and you have some more time, then you can also join our Dubai Roundtrip!


6 Days Tour Dubai/Abu-Dhabi, April 29 - May 4, 2016

Day 01, Friday, April, 29 Arrival in DUBAI.

After arrival in Dubai, transfer to your hotel. We will stay in a nice 4**** hotel with swimmingpool and breakfast is included.

The most expensive hotel in the world, the Burj al Arab on the leftside in the background

Day 02, Saturday, April 30, DUBAI Dhow Cruise with Dinner
During the day you have free to acclimatize. You can already explore the city or go shopping in the souks or major Malls in Dubai.
At about 19:00hrs you will be picked up for a Dhow Cruise (buffet & incl.diner non alc. Beverages) This romantic excursion sail by moonlight on the Dubai Creek. During this cruise with a traditional Arabic wooden ship, has an enchanting view of the Dubai skyline while enjoying a delicious dinner. The character of the city is an entanglement of modern and traditional. You'll see luxury yachts. Beautiful examples of architecture like the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and the spectacular building of the Chamber of Commerce can not pass your sight. But the old wooden dhows, the residence of Sheikh Saeed and the Heritage Village remind you of the past. Dinner and fragrant Arabic coffee are included in this excursion.
The romantic Dhow-cruise!

The Jumeirah Beach

Day 03, Sunday, May 01, DUBAI - Dubai City Tour, Sharjah, Palm Island

- This fascinating tour takes you to Sharjah, Ajman, Dubai and Palm Island. You travel to the enchanting museum of Ajman, located in an ancient fort. This museum gives an intriguing picture of local life before the discovery of oil. Along the way you will pass the spectacular King Faisalmoskee in Sharjah, the Al Ittihad monument and the ancient palace of the ruler. On the return journey, stop at the Majarrah souk with its mosaics and golden dome. You can also see the 150 year old Al Naboodah that the life of a wealthy pearl divers family revives. Then visit the Blue Souk and Souk Al Arsah where more than 600 stores carpets, gold, silver, antiques, perfumes, clothes and many other products to sell. Then travel back to Dubai where you will find the skyscrapers of the Sheikh Zayed Road admire the direction of Dubai Marina, Madinat Souk, Jumeirah Beach / mosque and the world famous hotel Burj Al Arab view. Full day tour: approximately 8 hours

The beautiful Atlantis hotel @ Palm Islands
Day 04, Monday, May 02, DUBAI Day at leisure!
-Dubai has many attractions to see and experience. It is difficult to make everyone happy. One can stroll through the city's nicest, another wants to go shopping in the souks or the gigantic shopping malls visits, while another prefers to beautiful white beach is (Jumeira Open Beach). That is why this day is left open so that everyone can fill it to your own taste. There are a variety of ready-made excursions, which can be made. A must is the Desert Safari. A must for the Dubai Eye, but we did this excursion is not included in the regular program, because it is not suitable for heart patients and people with neck and back pain. It can get pretty wild to draw near! This excursion begins somewhat later in the afternoon and in the evening you will then, after dinner under the stars, back to the hotel.

the Goldsouk

Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East and offers an amazing snow setting to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing or just playing in the snow.
Day 05, Tuesday, May 03, DUBAI - Full day excursion to Abu Dhabi
- In this tour you will get a good picture of Abu Dhabi, an emirate of Dubai seems that strong but yet so different. From Dubai Travel along the world's largest man-made harbor at Jebel Ali. During the two hour drive to Abu Dhabi you will pass through desert landscapes covered with acacia trees. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and has many striking examples of modern architecture. They show intriguing interpretations of Islamic themes, set in contemporary materials. During the route along the Corniche with the clear blue Gulf waters and enticing islands along the coast, you will see glittering skyscrapers and other buildings. In the city of Abu Dhabi with its impressive contrasts, visit the Abu Dhabi outdoor museum, largest shopping mall in Abu Dhabi and the Seikh Zayed Mosque which is certainly worth a visit.

Visit to Seikh Zayed Mosque in Abu-Dhabi

Day 06, Wednesday, May 04, DUBAI
-Today you can get your last minute shopping and see what things you want to see again or not yet seen. In the evening transfer to the airport.

Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world! Photo below:View from the top of the Burj Khalifa

6 day Dubai / Abu-Dhabi travel for only 325, - Euro!

- Welcome at airport by tourleader and transfer from Airport to Hotel
- 5 nights in a 4**** Hotel
- 5 Breakfast Buffet
- Excursions incl.entrance fees (Dinercruise, 8 hrs citytour, Abu-Dhabi)
- Transfer from Hotel to Airport

- Not mentioned meals
- Optional excursions
- Insurance
- Tourism dirham tax +/- 10 dirham (€ 2,5) per room per night

If you want to join this tour, or you need more information, please send an email to tjonaong@gmail.com

You can make a desert safari in the impressive desert of Dubai

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12 days Roundtrip Singapore & Malaysia (May 16-27)

Post by Andrew Tjon A Ong » Fri Feb 05, 2016 06:46

Thailand Open 2016 presents:
12 days Roundtour Singapore & Malaysia!! (16-27 May 2016)
Immediately after the Thailand Open event, we have a very nice trip to Singapore & Malaysia which everyone can participate! After successful tours to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam last year, this year is Singapore & Malaysia's turn. The great diversity of culture and nature makes Malaysia a fascinating country. This trip offers the best Singapore & Malaysia has to offer. We start in the bustling metropolis Singapore. Then we go to the colonial city Melacca, and then the super-modern capital Kuala Lumpur. Then we go to the highlands of Malaysia, Cameron Highlands and then many of the colonial past to sniff at the famous island of Malaysia: Penang. This Island is also called "the Pearl of the Oriënt" and its capital Georgetown is the second largest city of Malaysia. At the end of this journey is still the highlight of the program with wonderful days on the paradise beaches of Langkawi island. After these days, we will go back to Bangkok. End of an unforgettable holiday!

12-days tour Singapore/Malaysia (May 16-27, 2016)

Day1> Monday, 16 May 2016, Bangkok-Singapore
Transfer from Jomtien to the airport in Bangkok for the flight to Singapore. Arrival at Changi International Airport, Singapore.
Upon Arrival in Singapore and completing customs formalities, our team will be at the arrival hall to meet and greet you before transfer to your staying hotel.
Check-in, and rest of the day is at own leisure. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Overnight: V Lavender Hotel 4****(Room: Superior) (L)

The impressive Singapore

Day2> Tuesday, 17 May 2016, Singapore
After breakfast, proceed with Singapore City Tour. Visit to Little India - a haven of Indian culture and ethnicity that embodies the vibrant and colourful pulse of the Indian community in Singapore. Next, drive to the mouth of the Singapore River. The Merlion, a national icon representing Singapore’s humble beginning as a fishing village is located here. The Merlion Park set against the City as backdrop is a sight not to be missed.
Drive past the Financial District to Chinatown and discover the rich heritage of Chinatown through insightful stories. Singapore’s largest ethnic group, the Chinese, first settled here and yet right in its midst you’ll find one of our oldest and picturesque Hindu Temple. We will than take you for lunch for lunch at a local restaurant before proceeding to Gardens by the Bay. Explore Singapore’s latest National Garden - Gardens by the Bay. Visit the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest cooled conservatories; the vertical gardens of our Supertrees; take a walk amidst our aerial walk at OCBC Skyway; and relax and wonder around the outdoor themed gardens. The Flower Dome - a cooled conservatory replicating the cool-dry climate of Mediterranean
regions in South Africa, California, Spain and Italy; with unique plants like the Baobab trees, the Madagascar Ghost Tree, and the 1000-year-old Olive tree. The Flower Field caters for a changing display of vibrant plants and blooms. The Cloud Forest - Be awed by the world’s tallest indoor waterfall at 35-metre amidst the lush vegetation and tropical epiphytes. Take a walk on our Cloud Walk and Tree Top Walk for an aerial view of the canopy.
Lunch at a local restaurant before return to hotel. Rest of the day is at own leisure.
Overnight: V Lavender Hotel 4**** (Room: Superior) (B) (L)

The star attraction of Singapore Gardens by the Bay (Singapore's transformation from garden city to a city in a garden)

Little India Sri Mariamam hindu temple

The Kampung Kling Mosque, the oldest mosque of the country

Architectural remains of the Dutch colonial era in Malacca to the Dutch square. In the center the Christchurch (former Dutch Reformed Church) and right the old Stadhuys, the oldest Dutch building in Asia (1650)

Day3> Wednesday, 18 May 2016, Singapore-Malakka

Early breakfast and check-out. Transfer from Singapore the historical state of Malaysia, Melaka.
The Hindu Prince Parameswara founded Melaka several centuries ago. It has since been colonized by the Portuguese, Dutch and English – which is probably why it’s so diverse and rich in ethnicity and history. The former major trading port in Asia has given up the busy life it once possessed to play a more serene role as a forerunner in tourism.
Upon arrival, proceed for lunch and tour of Melaka city. Visit St. Peter’s Church (1710) – the oldest Christian Church still in use in Malaysia. Drive past the largest 17th century Chinese cemetery outside of China, located at Bukit China or Chinese Hill. Proceed to view the famous gateway; ‘Porta De Santiago’ and the ruins of St. Paul’s Church lined by 17th century Dutch tombstones. Next on the list is “Red Square” – the salmon pink Dutch administrative buildings which today houses the Malacca Museum and government offices. Visit Christchurch. Next is the visit to the “Abode of the Merciful Clouds’ or the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple – the only temple where you can find 3 major doctrines of local Chinese belief under the same roof i.e Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism. On the same street, lies Kampung Kling Mosque, the oldest mosque in the country with Sumatran architectural features. Visit the Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum, showcases the local history of ethnic Chinese-Malays called Baba-Nyonya in Malacca. Take a stroll along Jonker Street, which houses rows of antique shops.
Return to hotel. Check-in, and rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Puri Hotel Melaka (Room: Run-Of-House) (B), (L)
Note(s):-** Please wear comfortable walking shoes, as most part of the tour above will be on foot as this is the best way to move from one place to another.

The Chinese Cheng Hoon Teng temple is a Chinese temple practicing the Three Doctrinal Systems of Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism. It is the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia

Independencesquare in Kuala Lumpur

Day4> Thursday 19 May 2016, Malakka-Putrajaya-Kuala Lumpur
Check-out after breakfast. Thereafter, depart for Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. En-route sightseeing to Putrajaya. - The Administrative Center of the Federal Government of Malaysia. Situated within the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC), the development of Putrajaya marks a new chapter in the history of modern city planning in Malaysia. It is set to be a model garden city with sophisticated information network base on multimedia technologies. Termed as Malaysia's first Intelligent Garden City, Putrajaya will become a vital development catalyst due to the role it will assume as a model city – as the nerve center of the nation and an ideal place to live, work, conduct business and engage in sports and recreational activities.
Lunch in Putrajaya before proceed to Kuala Lumpur. Upon arrival at Kuala Lumpur city, Check-in to hotel and free at leisure. (B), (L)

The Batu Caves is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India.The biggest cave, referred to as Cathedral Cave or Temple Cave, has a very high ceiling and features ornate Hindu shrines. To reach it, visitors must climb a steep flight of 272 steps.

The Petronas Twintowers. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)'s official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world.

Day5>Friday, 20 May 2016, Kuala Lumpur
After breakfast, join a day of Kuala Lumpur City Sightseeing .
They say the best way to get to know a new city is through a tour. This interesting tour will unveil the beauty and charm of the old and new Kuala Lumpur known as the “Garden City of Lights”. See the contrast of the magnificent skyscrapers against buildings of the colonial days. The KL city tour will take you to many of the highlights that this beautiful city has to offer. By the end of the tour, you will probably feel as if you have “seen” the soul of Kuala Lumpur!
This tour introduces you to the beauty of old and modern Kuala Lumpur. You will have an opportunity of photographing the famous Petronas Twin Tower; the world’s tallest, as it stands majestically in the city center. Stop at the breathtaking Royal King Palace, which provides excellent photographic opportunities. Our next stop is the National Monument, erected in 1966 in memory of fallen soldiers who fought in the guerilla’s war against communism in defending of the country. Drive pass the National Mosque and the Railway Administrative building before coming to the Independence Square where the country first national flag was hoisted to mark the achievement of independent from the British in 1957. Here at this spot, you will be also able to photograph the scenic Sultan Abdul Samad building with its intricate Moorish architecture.
Our last stop will be at the limestone hills of Batu Caves. A flight of 272 steps will lead up to the sacred Hindu temple cave where the shrine of Hindu deity, Lord Murugah lies. Another cave, called the museum cave, is filled with images of deities and murals depicting scenes from the Hindu scriptures.
Lunch at a local restaurant before return to hotel. Rest of the day is at own leisure.
(B), (L)
Tea plantation in Cameron Highlands

Day6>Saturday, 21 May 2016, Kuala Lumpur-Cameron Highlands
Check-out after breakfast and depart for Cameron Highland located at 1542 meters above sea level and noted for its tea plantations and cool temperatures. Stop on the way for a visit to see the cottage industry of basket weaving followed by Lata Iskandar Waterfall and a native settlement. Be immersed in the cool, crisp air of Cameron Highlands with its wonderful scenery. Tour of Cameron Highlands upon arrival consists of the tea plantation, tea factory, market place and butterfly farm.
Overnight: Strawberry Park Resort 4****(Room: Studio) (B), (L)

The 13,5 km long Penang Bridge

Lata Iskander waterfalls

Day7>Sunday, 22 May 2016, Cameron Highlands- Penang
After breakfast, set-off to Penang with en-route sightseeing stop. En-route visit the Sam Poh Tong cave temple. Drive up north to the Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar. Make a photo stop at a century-old palace, now converted into a museum for the Royal Regalia. See the enchanting Ubudiah Mosque, with its fairy tale architecture that seems to have emerged from the fables of the Arabian nights!
Proceed further north and cross the Penang Bridge, a super structure 13.5 km long ; one of the longest bridges in Asia – to Penang, the "Pearl of the Orient." Upon arrival, check–in your beach resort.
Overnight: Flamingo Beach Resort 4****(Room: Deluxe Hillview) (B), (L)
Our hotel in Penang
Delicious food in Penang

Day8> Monday 23 May 2016, Penang
0900 hrs, depart from hotel for a City, Culture, and Heritage tour of Georgetown, which has been official declared as a UNESCO SITE in 2008. Visit the 3rd longest reclining Buddha figure in the world followed by Kek Lok Si Temple, also known as Temple of 1000 Buddhas, that was built in 1904. It is the most beautiful and largest Buddhist temple complex in SouthEast Asia. Next we visit Fort Cornwallis, the landing site of Captain Francis Light in 1786 when he arrived to start the first British colony in Penang. The tour carries on with a visit to the water village of The Clan Jetties at Weld Quay, so named as residents of each jetty share similar surname. We next take you along Pitt Street, also known as “The Street of Harmony”. Here churches, Chinese temples, mosques and Hindu temples are built along the same street in harmonious existence side by side for centuries. Visit the intricate Khoo Kong Si clan’s house. After tour, return to the hotel and the rest of the day is at your own leisure.
Overnight: Flamingo Beach Resort 4**** (Room: Deluxe Hillview) (B) (L)

The Kek Lok Si temple is one of the best known temples on the island. It is said to be the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia.

Floating Village

Day9>, Tuesday, 24 May 2016,Penang-Langkawi
Early breakfast at hotel. Check-out at 07.00hrs and transfer to Penang Jetty to board ferry to Langkawi, depart at 08.30hrs (ferry schedule subject to change). The journey by ferry will take approximately 2hours and 45mins. (subject to weather condition). Estimate to arrive Langkawi at 11.00hrs. Upon arrival at Kuah Jetty Langkawi, you will be greet by Asian Overland Services representative and transfer to hotel.
Check-in to hotel, and rest of the day is at own leisure. (B),

Beach of our hotel in Langkawi

Langkawi's beaches are among the top ten in the world

Day10>Wednesday, 25 May 2016, Langkawi,

Breakfast at staying hotel. Resort of the day is at own leisure to explore Langkawi on your own.
The swimmingpool of our hotel in Langkawi

Day11>Thursday, 26 May 2016, Langkawi,
Breakfast at staying hotel. Resort of the day is at own leisure to explore Langkawi on your own.
By boat from Penang to Langkawi vv

Day12>Friday, 27 May2016, Langkawi-Penang-Bangkok
Breakfast and check-out and at leisure. Transfer from Langkawi to Penang Airport for your flight Penang-Bangkok. Tour Ends…
This 12 days roundtrip cost € 965,--

Package Included:

- Accommodation in comfortable hotels (3 and 4 stars)
- International flight Bangkok-Singapore
- International flight Penang-Bangkok
- Airport taxes, fuel surcharges and other taxes
- All transfers to and from the hotels and airport
- Ferry Boat Penang to Langkawi and Langkawi-Penang
- City Tour Singapore - Visit to Little India - Visit to Chinatown
- Visit to the national symbol of Singapore The Merlion and the Merlion Park
- Visit the picturesque ancient Hindu temple, the Sri Mariamman Temple
- Visit the newest Topattractiepark Singapore National Garden
-Gardens by the Bay
- Canopy walk on the Cloud Walk and Tree Top Walk
- City Tour Malacca
- Visit of St.Peter's Church (the oldest in use Christian Church in Malaysia)
- We look at China Hill, the largest 17th century Chinese cemetery outside China
- Visit the "Porta De Santiago", one of the oldest European architectural remains in Southeast Asia
- Visit to the ruins of St.Pauls Church
- Visit to "Red Square" salmon pink Dutch administrative buildings, which today houses the Malacca Museum and government offices in the center of Malacca
- Visit to the Christchurch
- Visit to the Abode of the Clouds Merciful (Cheng Hoon Teng Temple). The only temple with three major Chinese religions under one roof: Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism
- Visit to the Kampong Kling Mosque
- Visit to the Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum
- Sightseeing tour to Putrajaya, a new city and a Federal Territory in Malaysia. Named as Malaysia's first Intelligent Garden City
- City tour in Kuala Lumpur
- Petronas Twin Towers
- Royal Palace
- The National Mosque
- The famous Independence Square with the Sultan Abdul Samad Building
- The beautiful Moorish-style edifice, Old Train Station
- Visit to the more than 20 kilometers away famous Batu Caves (272 stairs) with Hindu shrines - Visit to a tea plantation and a tea factory
- Visit a local fruit & vegetable market
- Visit to manufacturing plant of basket weaving
- Visit to an indigenous settlement
- Visit to a butterfly garden
- Visit to the Lata Iskandar waterfall
- Visit to the impressive Sam Poh Tong cave temple
- Visit to the most famous mosque of Malaysia: the Ubudiah Mosque
- Visit to the Palace of the Sultan
- Visit to the Istana Kenangan Museum
- Visit to the 3rd largest reclining Buddha
- Visit the largest Buddhist temple complex in Southeast Asia, the Kek Lok Si temple
- Visit to Fort Cornwallis, where the first British colony was started in Penang
- Visit to the floating village of Clan Jetties at Weld Quay
- Visit to the "Street of Harmony '
- Visit to Khoo Kong Si clan's house
- Private bus driver 16-05-2016 / 27-05-2016
- An experienced English speaking guide 16-05-2016 / 27-05-2016
- An experienced Dutch tour guide on 16-05-2016 / 27-05-2016

Not included:
- All entrance fees and meals according to program 11 Breakfasts (B) and 8 Lunches (L)) total 125 euro to pay on spot
- Personal expenses, other meals, insurance, drinks and optional excursions

The route of our trip, from Singapore to Langkawi in 12 days

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Re: 12th THAILAND OPEN, (6-15 MAY 2016)

Post by Andrew Tjon A Ong » Mon Feb 29, 2016 05:03

Thailand Open 2016
Time for an update of Thailand Open 2016. It goes well with Thailand Open.
We already have lots of participants for the tournament and the tour to Dubai and Singapore & Malaysia. Now is the best time for Registration!
Just send us an email, and will send you more information and if you want, a personal invitation!

Events Thailand Open 2016:
Trip to Dubai: 29 April-4 May 2016
Thailand Open 2016: 6 May -15 May 2016
Roundtour Singapore & Malaysia: 16-27 May 2016


We already more than 50 participants from all over the world. Make sure you also add! Don't miss this tournament!
We also expect lots of more participants from China, Brasil, Russia, Mongolia and the Netherlands.
If you need more information of the roundtours or Thailand Open, or you want to participate in Thailand Open 2016? Please send an email to tjonaong@gmail.com
Also take a look at the tournament website: http://www.thailandopen.nl/

We already have an interim list of more than 50 participants:

1 Henri Macaux (France)
2 Fidèle Nimbi (France)
3 Patrick Casaril (Belgium)
4 Ivan Trovimov (Russia)
5 Yuriy Vikulov (Russia)
6 Nona Savina (Russia)
7 Natalia Shestakova (Russia)
8 Aleksandr Iurgenson (Russia)
9 Baterdene Chimeddorj (Mongolia)
10 Hiroshi Kawagushi (Japan)
11 Nao Ikeda (Japan)
12 Masato Kawachi (Japan)
13 Andrei Valiuk (Belarus)
14 Macodou Ndiaye (Senegal)
15 Joel Atse (Ivory Coast)
16 Epherem Demessie (Ethiopia)
17 Amara Keita (Guinee)
18 Ghislain Mounanga Amatebe (Gabon)
19 Ajtih Abeyseekera (Sri Lanka)
20 Francisco Marcelo De Araujo Oliveira (Brazil)
21 Jason Yeo (Singapore)
22 Damrong Yuabang Sai (Thailand)
23 Panithi Seksonwirya (Thailand)
24 Ron Heusdens (NL)
25 Agita Marterere (NL)
26 Erik Maijenburg (NL)
27 Michiel Luiten (NL)
28 Lennart Bolks (NL)
29 Cock van Wijk (NL)
30 Wim Vlooswijk (NL)
31 Leo Peters (NL)
32 René den Haan (NL)
33 Henk Kamminga (NL)
34 IJpe Feenstra (NL)
35 Hedwig Calender (NL)
36 Dick Huitink (NL)
37 Roy Coster (NL)
38 Ton v.d.Ploeg (NL)
39 Hans Loots (NL)
40 Matthias de Kruijf (NL)
41 Soerin Ramdjielal (NL)
42 Bhaan Dihal (NL)
43 Nerin Bisseswar (NL)
44 Ramon Sakidin (NL)
45 Bas Baksoellah (NL)
46 Gerard Peroti (NL)
47 Harold Jagram (NL)
48 Harry Kolk (NL)
49 Walter Thoen (NL)
50 Dick van Ommeren (NL)
51 Henk van der Heijden (NL)
52 Wim Koopman (NL)
53 Gerard Bruins (NL)

Underneath you can find some nice pics of the previous events:

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