On The Waterfront. Ko Samui March 27th 2007 Arriving at the little boutique airport on Samui is a very welcoming experience.
The set up there is like a 1940's pioneering tropical airline movie set. From getting off the twee propeller plane, you take a ride in cute little trolley bus thingys to the open plan palm thatched huts that serve as the terminal buildings. The only difference between being here & being in the movie is that ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Samui 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
Let me firstly introduce myself to t'internet.
I have very little recollection of my early years growing up in the Tropics until I was adopted at the age of two by a lady who worked at Paignton Zoo.
She became my benefactor in England, providing me with very comfortable accommodation & a reasonable standard of living until her sad demise, late 2004 after what can only be described as a bizarre gardening accident. After her death, I was adopted by a generous - if not kind - couple, who owned a small human of their own, up in the frozen north. They took it upon themselves to yank me from ... full info