Tantalising Thailand.... April 8th 2010 Thailand
I was glad to leave India and so landing in Bangkok I had a huge sigh of relief. Going through the usual customs rigmoral was its normal pain but I didn’t care, I was in Thailand! Leaving the airport I was met with this expanse of colour. And organisation! Yep, a complete contrast to India. Getting to my hotel and then walking the streets it was as if I was ... 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
Hey hey hey peeps.......welcome to my blog. My online diary to keep you all, my friends and family, up to date as I travel overland (mostly) to Australia and New Zealand. Read and wonder at the exploits of a 30-something (shut it you lot!!) small town country boy as he traverses the world, from one continent to another, adventure after adventure, hear of my exploits, the day to day challenges, the characters that I’ll meet, the countries that I’ll explore and conquer (proper Michael Palin me!) and hopefully laugh at whatever mess I will invariably get into. The Yoda outfit stays at home!
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