Bangkok March 11th 2008 Wake at about 6am ready for the day - breakfast and we are out of the hotel and off to the Laos Embassey to obtain our Visa's. Not a problem 200Bht extra for a 1 hour turnaround. 1230Bht ($41) each for the Visa.
The deal is done - we are going to Laos.
Next stop Hualamphong Station to get our sleepers for Chiang Mai - 1st class booked out for Thursday so 2nd class sleeper is the go. Very ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok 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