Close encounters of various kind January 26th 2007 I left Bangkok on an overnight coach heading out to the lovely little island of Koh Tao where the real fun was about to start. It's a small island a few hours boat ride off the east coast in the Gulf of Thailand, part of a group of islands along with Koh Phangan and Koh Samui. It's well known for being the cheapest place in Thailand (possibly the world) to learn to dive. There are beautiful coral ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Tao 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
My name is Steve and I live in Berkshire in the UK. I was talking to Dad one day about amazing places and sights that must be seen before you die when it suddenly dawned on me. It had been 8 years since I started working for Rubicon and it was time to do something different.
So in April 2006 I decided I would go travelling around the world and so far I've visited Scotland, India, Thailand and Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Australia. Keep up to date with my travels by subscribing to my travel blog. See you round the world.
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