Bangkok Blues April 4th 2006 Bangkok has been my base for the last few weeks and as I have been before I have not written about it. For those of you who have not been here and for those of you who have here are a few pictures and observations!
* Bangkok is highly polluted and traffic rules BUT it is better than Delhi.
* The express boat along the river costs 13Baht maximum and is a good way to see some of Bangkok and get ar ... 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
Welcome to my travel diary.
This travel blog was started when I took a year to travel round the world in 2005-6. It was a fabulous year spent in three continents: Africa, Asia and South America. I met many people and had many adventures.
Over the following three to four years, I regularly travelled to the Rift Valley in Kenya as part of my PhD study.
I then worked for two years as a Research Associate visiting nomadic herders in Mongolia and Kazakhstan.
I am still travelling as and when I can but am starting to plan a longer trip soon. So watch this space.
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