Monk-ey Business September 19th 2006 Taking the sleeper train from Bangkok to Chaing Mai is, in theory, a great idea. First class accommodation is only 15 quid each and this, we were told, means a compartment with 2 beds, a shower room and loo. The journey takes around 14 hours so with a departure at 7.35pm and arrival scheduled for 9.20am you can sleep through the night (saving on hotel costs - see previous posts on being thrifty) a ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai 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
Remember folks 'Regret what you do, not what you don't' and with that thought we welcome you to our round the world travel blog.
As our journey is now over we hope that some of our stories and adventures may help or inspire anybody else who is lucky enough to be currently in any of the locations we visited or planning to travel in the near future.
Do we regret our trip ? .......... absolutely not it was the best year of both our lives and even though we are now back home and things have already started to fall back into exactly the same places they were before we left...... we will alway... full info