On The River Kwai January 1st 2012 Leaving Bangkok on New Year’s Day, we made an uneventful journey to Kanchanaburi. A little history lesson is required to understand why we desired to explore this mall, out-of-the-way city. As the Japanese empire was expanding during WWII, a route was required to supply the westernmost front lines and to support the troop’s colonies along the way. As Thailand had not resisted Japanese occupati ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Western Thailand » Kanchanaburi 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
Liza chose to pursue her teaching degree in Christchurch, New Zealand. After 7 months apart and following the completion of his PhD, Matt joined up with Liza while she was on a teaching placement in Nelson, NZ. They will now commence their travels together, which will take them all over New Zealand, to Tahiti and eventually to southeast Asia.
We are hoping to keep our friends and families posted on our adventures, share videos and pictures, and bring everyone as close as possible to sharing this experience with us.
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