Chiang Mai part 2 May 23rd 2012 Day 6
...in which we found the food, fruit and flower market, spent a few hours in an optometrist, ate some dodgy tofu, got another massage and wandered for hours in the Saturday Walking market...
Pretty close to our hotel was the fruit and flower market (which also contained lotsa food, and some clothes). Some more jackfruit was purchased, as well as some snacks, and some clothes. The ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand 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
We have been meaning to go on a decent trip for ages now. Last year some very cheap prices came up on bestflights, so we decided to take the plunge.
After this it became all about saving as much money as possible. Working a lot, and spending stuff all (apart from the occasional necessary bike part or gadget).
We are looking forwards to five months away, spending two weeks in Thailand, and the rest of the time split between Europe and North America. We haven't planned much - just hoping to see lots of great sites, and eat a pile of tasty food.
Oh, there'll probably be a lot of food photos... full info