Chang, Chang, Chang... Mai January 1st 2009 After a somewhat difficult night’s sleep aboard the overnight train to Chang Mai we arrived at the hotel around 7:30am. We had decided to do a Thai cookery class which involved a trip to the local market to buy all the ingredients then to the cookery school and we were shown how to cook phad thai, green curry, tam yum soup and sesame prawn toast. The class was a lot more fun than I was expectin ... 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
I'm currently on a 4 month "round the world" trip. I'm spending time in the USA (6 weeks), Japan (2 weeks), Vietnam (3 weeks), Cambodia (1 week), Thailand (6 weeks) and Malaysia (1 week).
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