Week 1 - Bangkok, Kanchanaburi & Ayuthaya! January 16th 2011 Hello!
First week has flown by and has been so hectic! We spent the first two nights in Bangkok, enjoying the chaos that is khao san and it's surroundings. Luckily our hostel was in a more relaxed "back- packer" area as we found khao san a bit too touristy.
We then headed west to kanchanaburi where we stayed on a floating bamboo guest house along the river kwai. Here we went elephant trekki ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central 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