Bangkok Not So Dangerous Now May 24th 2010 Just a quick blog to finish off on Bangkok before we head off to Hong Kong.
You probably know by now that the Red Shirt protests ended in violence. The army moved in over 2 days declaring the centre of the city a “LIVE FIRE ZONE”, and shooting several armed and unarmed people. On Wednesday (19 May) the protest leaders surrendered and most of the protesters left the protest site. A small gro ... 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 Robert and Donna's 2011 travelblog! We are back on the road again will be updating our blog over the next few months or so while we are travelling once again throughout SE Asia, China, Sri Lanka and Taiwan. We left on 3 May and return at the end of September. We will be using this blog to keep our family and friends updated on our travels - hopefully with plenty of pics added. You will be notified by e-mail when we have updated our blog and we will enjoy receiving your comments and messages. Hope you enjoy.... full info