A week in pictures: Things I have done in Thailand July 8th 2006 Have spent the last week in Chiang Mai, Pai and Bangkok (again!), before heading into Laos. As a picture is worth a thousand words, here is a 12,000 word essay on my adventures of the past 7 days.
Things that happened but weren't captured on film:
At the cookery school, we learnt how to cook onions in a way that could burn your house down. By heating the wok to a temperature just shy of the ... read more
Asia » Thailand 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
Let's face it, travel diaries are boooring! No-one cares that you spent 59 hours balanced on top of a train holding onto the goat you hired, or that you had to wake up at 2am in order to trek up the local hill with your 15-year-old tour guide Chang. Sad but it's true.
Well my friends, this diary is different. You see Eleni found a treasure map in her attic. It talks of a mysterious magical Golden Carrot, the ultimate vegetable-based prize! Legend has it that the owner of this Carrot becomes inundated with offers of full-time employment, and so we are giving up the traditional method of job ... full info