Paradise Deserted... August 18th 2005 Year 2004, December the 26th - 7.30am - the sea drew back and away from the shore on the tropical island paradise of Phuket, bewildered tourists looked on at the phenomena little realising that deep in the Andaman sea an earthquake had dropped the sea floor. At speeds of 500 miles an hour a 40 foot wave headed out from the centre point. The effects were felt all around the Indian Ocean and caused ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Phuket 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
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I'm a traveller, diver, photographer and techie. Currently I live in Portland, OR and don't get to travel often enough.
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