IDC Thailand Blog

Unexpected artifacts in a Southern Thai Museum

Hi all to this short report about some very unexpected artifacts I found in a Southern Thai museum on the premises of Wat Pra Mahathat, Nakhon Si Thammarat’s claim to fame. For a complete article about my trip here, please read more here http://samui-weather.blogspot.com/2007/06/trip-to-nakhon-si-thammarat.html The most amazing artifact they had, was a 12 meter long […]

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A successful Instructor Exam on Koh Samui, June 2007

The PADI Instructor Exam on Koh Samui, June 2007 was a very successful one. All my six candidates passed with flying colours! Hats off to them!It was three days of hard work and nerve control for all of them but in the end it was all worth it after the PADI Examiner, Thomas Knedlik, congratulated […]

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PADI IE starts today

Today the PADI IE starts for my 6 IDC candidates, 1 English and 5 Japanese candidates.There’ll be 3 other candidates from Marita Fassbender, another Course Director on Koh Samui. Today they will have to sit 5 theory exams with 12 questions each and to pass, they need at least a 75% passing grade, or 9 […]

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PADI Specialties

Hi, One of the interesting things to learn in the PADI system, are according to me the PADI Specialties. I love teaching them at student level but as a PADI Course Director I also get to teach a lot of them at Instructor level. If you’re participating in one of these courses as a student, […]

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More info on comments

Hi ya all, Got some feedback from Blogger about the comments issue and it seems that the comments pages language can vary from country to country and the end user, in each country must sort out his personal setting, to be able to view the page in the language he wants. Here’s the official answer; […]

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Problem with posting comments

Hi, Some of you may try to post a comment and when you click comments in one of my posts, the new page that shows up is in Thai script. Currently I’m trying to solve this problem, so bear with me for right now. If you still feel confident enough to post, the big square […]

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My last PADI IDC and IDC’s in general

Hello to you all, Here’s my first post in this blog, coming from Koh Samui, as you can see on the picture to the left and I hope to be able to welcome a few people who will come and visit my blog.I’ll try to post at least once a week. The last IDC I […]

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