Chinese New Year in Thailand February 15th 2008 Panic
Tet (or Chinese New Year to those outside Vietnam) approaches. Panic! The dates on the Lunar calendar lurch this way like some distant (but notorious) relative that Mother has warned you not to get to close to - we decided to get ourselves away the hell out of Saigon. Sofie and myself will fly to Bangkok and meet Kelly there for a couple of days of shopping, eating and wandering.
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Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Ko Chang 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
Ok, so we're not really traveling at the moment. We're back in Edinburgh.
From 2005-2008 we were in Asia and based in Vietnam for over two years of the time. There were plenty of side-trips from Ho Chi Minh to neighbouring cities and countries.
P L E A S E T A K E A L O O K !
We've passed through India, Nepal, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, China, and of course Vietnam on our travels.
To quote the Mighty Boosh:
"If I see a ... full info