Retracing some very old steps ... in Pattaya March 22nd 2010 Hi folks, it's been a while! So, here we are again in Thailand, for another round of Summer School English teaching for the students from the Sem Pringpuangkeo Foundation. But there is a minor difference this year. My visit is being bookended (is that the right terminology?) by a brief stay at Pattaya at the start, and a visit to Burma at the end. The former is to participate in an executive meeti ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Pattaya 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
Joan and Neil have posted blogs below on the following trips:
1. South America for 3 months, from Sept07 through to Nov07, visiting each of Ecuador (including the Galapagos Islands), Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina.
2. Far north Thailand in Mar08 where Neil taught English at a Summer School for the SPF charity he was involved with. This also included a side trip for the weekend to Luang Prabang in Laos.
3. Russia (cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg), then visit to each of Croatia, Budapest & Vienna for a total of 4 weeks, starting in mid Sept08.
4. Neil did a similar SPF te... full info