SINGAPORE, KL, PANGKOR ISLAND AND THE CAMERON HIGHLANDS August 21st 2008 i am now back in Thailand having just spent the past 3 weeks in Malaysia and Singapore.
after my last blog from Hat Yai, in far southern thailand, i took the direct overnight sleeper train from there to Kuala Lumpar, as my thai visa had expired. the ticket was only 518baht (about 8GBP). Although it starts in Hat Yai, it is a Malaysian train, with initially just two passenger carriages attached ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Southern Thailand » Hat Yai 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