Galle and Turtles November 2nd 2010 Ooops, out of order!
I just found some photos of Galle and the Turtle hatchery that I had meant to post before the Bangkok blog. Oh well!
Galle is wonderful atmospheric town with an old fort. It was hit really hard by the tsunami as the sea came in from both sides of the protruding ramparts.
The turtle hatchery was great, they really do an amazing job. They buy the turtle eggs from the v ... 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