Koh Samui and Koh Tao: A Slice of Paradise March 12th 2011 Bangkok > Koh Samui
We've been in Bangkok for the past two days, our second time visiting the city in as many weeks. We arrived here 2 weeks ago, and spent 4 days wandering the city, before jetting to Udon Thani and crossing into Laos for 5 days. We returned for 2 days and now we're on our way south!
Our flight to Surat Thani on the southern coast of the Gulf of Thailand is sched ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Tao 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
The last few months of travel have been beautiful, frustrating, exhilarating, funny and generally the time of my life. A man once said that time slows down while you travel. That has been true of my time on the road. It feels like years ago I was packing and saying goodbye to my friends in Ottawa, Canada.
After seeing such a small part of the Earth and her cultures and religions I've come to a few general realizations. First and foremost is that despite our differences, the human race is largely the same. People are shockingly similar around the world and share the same hopes and dreams. It... full info