Pad Thai & Auld Lang Syne December 29th 2011 We left Penang and got a ferry to Butterworth, where we waited for our train to Bangkok. A quick stop at the border and we were soon in Thailand, enjoying a Thai curry and a beer, before our seats where turned into beds and we woke up in Bangkok.
After spending about eight hours in Bangkok we boarded another overnight train to Nong Khai. We arrived, not particularly refreshed, and bundled into ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-East Thailand » Nong Khai 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