The journey begins... November 6th 2009 The journey begins... Wednesday (Nov 4, the day of my departure) started off on a strange note though. In the morning, I attended the funeral of the father of a former classmate and husband of a good friend of my mother's. With the ceremony and impressions still in our heads, my parents and I headed to the airport.
Checking in went smoothly, and after a good old Dutch apple pie we said goodbye ... 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