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]
Date: October 28th 2008
Day 9 - October 18, 2008 Shukran, MoroccoNot a very productive day. Spent the whole day at the airport rearranging our travel plans. Gim decided to skip Italy, Egypt, and South Africa (after a lot of effort and dollars) and go to Thailand and Cambodia instead. We are keeping Tibet, Nepal, Malaysia, and Philippines. This is all due to my floating visa (boohoo!).
Day 10 - Octob ... read more