As busy as a bee in Bangkok...part i February 27th 2011 HE SAID...
We woke in Bangkok to the sound of torrential rain at 5.30am. The walking tour we had planned was looking completely out of the question, but by the time I’d showered the rain had stopped, so we ventured out at 6.30am and headed for the Grand Palace. However, as always happens on the first day in a big city, we were a little disorientated so we ended up heading off in the exact opposi ... 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
This blog documents the feeding of our travel addiction - one country at a time. Travel is an essential part of our lives...and even though we have many loves in our lives, I don't think I would be far wrong in saying that we are never happier than when throwing ourselves into a new adventure and experiencing new cultures. The more we travel, the more we see; and the more we see, the more we understand that we know so little - which is a brilliant thing. That's why we will continue to travel until our addiction wanes, which definitely won't be in this lifetime!
Rather than doing round-the-w... full info