Caledonia, You're Calling Me.... January 13th 2009 We crossed the border by bus back into Thailand a week before we are due to fly home to bonnie Scotland. As we drove into Bangkok we felt a bit overwhelmed by the enormity of the city, huge modern skyscrapers rose up into the night sky illuminated by neon lights. It was as if we had travelled into the future, a bit strange after rustic Cambodia.
We spent a few days in Bangkok staying in the ... 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