Thailand September 16th 2007 BangkokIt was my brother's first time in Thailand so we did the sensible thing and headed to Pat Pong for some food, beers and, unexpectedly, live Thai kickboxing.The boxing wasn't "live" in the same way that football is live in pubs, it was actually two Thai blokes having a proper scrap in a tiny ring next to the bar. I'm guessing that they were once top fighters, but they were knocking ... read more
Asia » Thailand A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
After more than a decade working my way round the code mines of the City of London the risk of developing a DVT from sitting in one position for hours on end has become too great, so I'm off round the world for a few months...but I could be back in a fortnight if I don't like it. As seems to be the fashion these days, I'll be putting my holiday snaps and a bit of blurb about where I am on this site as I go round the globe.
I've created a rough map of my itinerary which can be found here: Ropey Route Map I'm not sure it works all th... full info