Day #159: Bangkok transport September 8th 2013 Bangkok is not a feasible city to walk around, so I have been trying out the various forms of transport. My preferred so far is the taxi as the drivers usually speak a little English and the journey is metered and inexpensive (although about 1 in 5 drivers tries to negotiate a price - always about four times what it should actually be - when they see you are a foreigner), plus taxis are everywhere ... read more
I have quit my job, said au revoir to my family and friends, taken a deep breath, and set off on the trip of a lifetime: the Trans-Siberian railway.
This blog is a way of keeping myself amused during the long time away and, of course, keeping in touch with aforementioned and much-missed friends and family!... full info