Back to the "old" life! July 11th 2005 After having spent 10 days at Suan Mokh, a Buddhist Monastery near Surat Tani (which meant getting up at 4.00 am, sleeping on bare concrete, well no, actually on a straw matt on bare concrete, getting no dinner, having to keep absolutely silent appart from the prayer before each meal - (can any one of you imagine that??? No talking at all??) And of course, needless to say: No alcohol, no other dru ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Western Thailand » Hua Hin 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
Some people say I´m crazy, but what´s crazy?? I guess I am not the typical Backpacker as far as what I do and what I don´t do when I travel is concerned. The big thing for me is nature AND this trip is not only to see what´s around me but to see what´s inside me as well (adds an interesting note to it:-).
Thing is also that I´m one of those travellers that find it really hard to sit INSIDE a bus looking out. I just have to be smack bang in the middle of all the beautiful places on this amazing planet. Visiting cities is easy. But how visit nature? How get around if not in a bus or a ... full info