Crossing the border to Laos February 24th 2006 Chiang Mai, oh Chiang Mai. The cultural capital of Thailand and probably the best place we have been to so far. It was the base for the trekking as well as being a party filled city. In all I saw the sights, experienced the relaxing cafes, bought books from the local famous book shops, got drunk once or twice and saw Thai kickboxing (incluindg 2 knock outs). Overall a wicked city, with a brilliant ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Ban Houayxay Laos was under the control of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathe... ... read more
Hello and welcome to my travel log (I hope it’s not poo!). Here I will be updating it so you can keep up to date with where I am, and I what I have been doing. Hopefully you will be able to see photos of my exploits, and you can post me messages on the guest-book.
Whilst travelling through three different continents and 14 different countries, I plan to experience the full whack: visit centres of culture; try new types of fodder; meet a variety of interesting peoples from all backgrounds; become a Buddhist; and get hammered on many a beach!!
Ill mainly be travelling with 2 uni mates- Wi... full info