Thailand islands, we love Koh lipe! March 9th 2008 From Luang Prabang (Laos) we flew to Bangkok (Thailand). We’d heard that the journey to northern Thailand via the river was a long, uncomfortable and hard journey, so we thought we’d miss that experience! We’ve already endured long slow boat journeys, sitting on hard wooden bench seats for hours on end.
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Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Lipe 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
I qualified as a teacher in 1997 and have been teaching ever since. Thoroughly enjoying my job, I took the first brave steps to having a career break. Selling my flat and minimalising my belongings and gradually throwing useful travelling things into my backpack ready for the first leg of the journey on Monday 23rd July. So the race is on, flat having a lick of paint and onto the market. Fingers crossed! I can't wait! I'm escaping daily routines to see the world (well most of the Far East anyway).
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