7 March - Bangkok and Kanchanaburi March 17th 2008 Bangkok
We flew from Laos on Lao Airlines, who do not publish their safety record; an international flight of nearly 2 hours on a propeller plane - yeeeecks - but we made it alive and surprised Sue and Tom at the airport as they arrived in from London. So after we organized a B-Train for their luggage we headed into town. God it’s hot and muggy!
Shopping - We visited the big modern ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Western Thailand » Kanchanaburi 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
We love backpacking around SE Asia. We blog to keep interested family and friends up to date with our travels, but also to give travelers an idea of local costs.
2007: We traveled for 6 months through Vietnam, Thailand, India, Cambodia and Laos.
2012: We traveled for 6 months through Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
2015: We are going to travel for 6months through Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia
Language was never a problem, we never felt unsafe and we never had anything stolen. We would do it again in a flash and definitely recommend it!
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