Day 14: One Night in Bangkok October 28th 2009 Do you remember that song from the 80s? We're still trying to figure out the lyrics. Can anyone enlighten us? Something about chess.
Today was a travel day, long on the logistics and coordination, short on sights and photos.
We decided to rest up, out of the hot Cambodian sun, and so spent the morning tucked away at the hotel. Our other options would have been to see more temples or a ... 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
We've decided to take off six months to see Asia and Australia and revisit New Zealand before we turn 40. Angelique's been to Asia once (Bhutan, a few days in Malaysia, only one in Singapore) and this will be Adrian's first time on the continent. Neither one of us has been to Australia but we did spend 3 weeks in New Zealand in 2007 and can't wait to return. If all goes well, our plan to is to spend a week in Japan, six weeks in southeast Asia, 2-3 in Australia and then 3 months in New Zealand, returning home to San Francisco in late March, 2010. Enjoy the blog!... full info