First week (or is it a month?) in Thailand August 18th 2008 I've been in Thailand for just over a week now and I'm already feeling right at home. I arrived on Friday 8th August to a sweltering hot Bangkok - though having stopped in Doha which is really a desert with as much humidity as it's possible to cram into the air - I was well prepared.
Meeting Fonthip at the airport, I was whisked away for dinner before heading back to her house which is some di ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Khao Lak 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