Wandering Bangkok February 17th 2010 Wednesday is our first full day in Bangkok and we started with breakfast at a local cafeteria kind of place tucked into the back of a supermarket. It turns out the back entrance to the supermarket/cafeteria is directly across the side street where our hotel, City Lodge, is located.
It only took us 3 tries to locate the back door from our hotel. We’re pretty smart, huh?
Our first daytime adv ... 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 are leaving our families and dogs behind to keep the home fires burning and will attempt this Round the World trip in 80 days. Our itinerary is planned to include SE Asia, Australia/New Zealand, India/Nepal, UK, Eastern Europe and Iceland.
We have reservations for our flight to Bangkok on Feb 15, 3 days lodging in Bangkok and flights Kuala Lumpur to Australia & return Mar 10-28. The rest we'll just make up as we go along.
A year ago I did make the RTW trip with my wife. She however was in such a hurry that we needed to finish up in a mere 76 days. She also insisted on having everythi... full info