Bangkok November 1st 2003 We left Melbourne about 1.15am, and arrived in Phuket about 6.30am local time. It was pretty nice flying over Phuket, looking down on the small islands. As soon as we stepped off the plane we noticed how humid it was. I wasn't in the mood for humidity at 6.30am after a long flight.
We didn't stop for too long in Phuket, just enough time to look around at the duty free shops and then get a drink ... 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