Chiang Mai - my favourite place so far!! November 14th 2007 Well Chiang Mai has been amazing!!! I've managed to pack quite a lot into the four days I've been here so far (I've still got one day to go).
The first day we arrived from Bangkok on an overnight bus that was actually quite comfortable - except for the Thai guy that sat next to me and fell asleep in my lap. I tried to sleep, but it was hard as he had taken up all of his space and quite a lot of ... 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