Chiang Mai December 21st 2006 We arrived in Chiang Mai, Thailand's second biggest city after an arduous journey
from the sunny climes of Koa To. After 26 hours of boat, bus and train we were
ready to find somewhere, anywhere to dump our bags and ourselves. We looked
round a few dingy places before I met a dutch guy who had an air con room with
a TV for 350 baht, that's a good deal honestly.
After a hot shower (a novel ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai 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
Welcome to Amanda and Michael's diary of their 100 day tour of South East Asia. We head east to explore Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and the jungles of Borneo.
We will keep you updated on all the places we visit with great pictures and entertaining entries, post comments on the message board to say hi and we'll be back home in March.... full info