Back to Chiang Mai.... November 14th 2007 Kris
After our stay in Pattaya we wanted to revisit the north - as it's about a year since we were there. There were places we wanted to see that we missed last time and places we wanted to revisit before we leave the country. So hopped on an overnight train and headed for Chiang Mai.
As I'm generally rubbish at sleeping on sleeper trains and as Kate can generally sleep anywhere, we dec ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai 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
It started in November 2006, when we quit our jobs, rented out our house, sold our belongings and set off in search of adventure in South East Asia.
Backpacking around SE Asia followed, along with working with elephants in Pattaya, a TEFL course in Thailand, teaching in Bangkok, Madrid, Bournemouth....
"Where next?" you might ask.
Well, the pull of the East was too great, so we hot-footed back to Thailand, and then onto Vietnam.
We spent a year teaching in a language centre in Haiphong in the North of Vietnam. Then we went searching for the bright lights o... full info