Er..a red dress is probably not a wise thing to be wearing April 20th 2010 We arrived back in Bangkok in the morning and went straight back to the same place as last time. It was relatively cheap and we knew where we stood with it.
And it had HBO
By this point the riots with the red shirts were getting worse and had moved from up by khao San road to the finance district and the paragon shopping centre. After a fairly tame view of them last time we had heard from people ... 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
Last year we visited 9 Asian countries in 9 months. This year we will be picking up where we left off. First we will be going to the far end of Indonesia to the Moluccas for 2 months. After that we are heading for the Philippines for a bit of island hopping. Next its Hong Kong, South Korea and Macau before heading back to the Philippines to explore the north of the country. From Manila we fly to Singapore and then we have a month where we are not sure where to go, maybe China, maybe India?
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