Bangkok again January 11th 2011 I took an overnight bus from Ranong to Bangkok, arriving at 5 am in the south bus station.
I took a taxi to Khao San Road - tourist trap area. Metered taxis in Bangkok are cheap, their starting meter is at about $1US, and ticks over every km. What bothered me was that I took a taxi from Khaosan Rd to the south bus station the week prior at around 2 pm, a high traffic time. That driver got me ... 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
I am travelling for 4 months through parts of China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.
I'm travelling in China for the next month. In addition to visiting several historic sites, I'll be hiking in Sichuan and Yunnan parks.
I travel where my whims take me - I have only a general idea of where I want to go and what I want to do.... full info