Zak Jack Kerouac On The Border: Thai-Am-Laos Relations May 9th 2012 "Troubles, you see, is the generalization word for what God exists in. The thing is not to get hung up."
This could just as easily have been titled The Travels of a Postmodern Monk: Zen by Zak and the Art of Motorbike Abuse. Much of my recent visa run to Laos involved riding over 1,400 miles (2,281km) on my (vintage 2004) 100cc Honda Wave Scooter. I fo ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Northern Thailand » Loei 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