Chumphon and on May 24th 2010 After 2 nights in Prachuap we waited 2 hours extra as our train to Chumphon was delayed. Well on our way we nearly missed our station and Lynn forgot her book on train,had to rush back on and retrieve it,the staff were not impressed as they turn around very quickly at stations. Chumphon is nothing special,its usually a stop over for Koh Tao or for Visa runs to Burma which is only 40km away. So we ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Chumphon 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
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Scottish and on a sabbatical with my wife Lynn for one year, we are in Thailand now and will be in China next stop for two months.My wife is a Midwife and I am Ranger/Ski Teacher(snow),we are in our 40's and have a son called Jamie who works offshore.... full info