Monkeys!!! (And More Temples) October 18th 2008 So after ten days we finally left Bangkok, via a 3rd class, no AC train north to Ayutthaya. When we boarded the train we found that we were the only tourists in sight (apparently most "farang" spring for the $11 first class tix over the 45-cent 3rd class seats). The announcements weren't very English friendly (actually, only in Thai), but after an hour and a half we thought we had arrived at the ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Lopburi 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 getting engaged, we left our corporate jobs in New York City to travel around the world for a year. We started in June 2008 and came back 364 days later; our trip brought us to Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Canada. We are now thoroughly infected with the travel bug, so stay tuned for future adventures!
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