The Thailand Trek July 1st 2006 From Chiang Mai, located in the north of Thailand, I undertook a 3-day trek into the Thailand jungle. I was picked up early doors from my hostel, thrown in the back of a van with 6 others, and driven deep into the rainforest.
The first day started out quite hot, and we hiked uphill for several hours, looking forward for a "swim" at the waterfall. Well the waterfall was impressive, but the body ... 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
Let's face it, travel diaries are boooring! No-one cares that you spent 59 hours balanced on top of a train holding onto the goat you hired, or that you had to wake up at 2am in order to trek up the local hill with your 15-year-old tour guide Chang. Sad but it's true.
Well my friends, this diary is different. You see Eleni found a treasure map in her attic. It talks of a mysterious magical Golden Carrot, the ultimate vegetable-based prize! Legend has it that the owner of this Carrot becomes inundated with offers of full-time employment, and so we are giving up the traditional method of job ... full info