Siam...Gateway to Indo-Chine April 20th 2008 As I write this journal, it is the 13th May and I am riding a fast train to the port of Bari on the Eastern side of Italy where we will catch an overnight ferry to Greece. The last two months since leaving Nepal has been packed with excitement and new experiences, hence the massive delay in getting these blogs written. Nevertheless, I will attempt to capture as many memories as possible about t ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok 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 almost five years of being happily married, relocating to a different country and many years of continuous work and study, we (the World-Wide Wanderers, Daniel & Janice West) have decided to take some time and go see those parts of the world that we either haven't been to or haven't spent nearly enough time in!!
I look forward to "reporting" our adventures to you over the coming months as we travel South and Central America; South, West and East Africa; the Middle East and Holy Land; India and Nepal; South East Asia; Australia; and Eastern and Central Europe... full info