Backpacking Nightmares in Thailand April 14th 2009 The Nightmare continues!
Having a wonderful time in Chiang Mai, Thailand’s second city; the people are friendlier, the city is more chilled out and the food is totally different. However, that’s all irrelevant; Hit me in the face with a hard brush - I've lost my wallet and my passport! It’s pretty difficult for me to write this all up for public ridicule but I thought it mi ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai 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
I started this travel blog, firstly to avoid sending out over-long group emails updating everybody on my travels. You know, the ones where you feel slightly snubbed by the impersonal nature of, “Hey, everybody! (but to no one in particular)”. I thought a blog would be fun way to update folks, avoid a dreaded travel diary and would hopefully combine second-rate-misanthropic travel journalism with exquisitely amateur photographs. Et Voila!
Soon after I hit the road, however, I procrastinated and struggled to write things-up as esteemed travel-writer Pau... full info