S E Asia Prep January 8th 2014 As of this writing, it's 38 days 'til blastoff - I'm ticketed to Bangkok; arriving on the 17th of February, then trekking Lord knows where - south (eventually) to meet up somewhere in Malaysia with Joe my oldest son who is traveling back & forth to Singapore on his job. Possible meet up in KL, if not, then in Singapore.
Besides that - I am CLUELESS.
Found a good website though, [ ... read more
Asia » 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
It's a fearful thing, but I admit I have become a comfort creature, I like my surroundings, coffee done a certain way, pecking away at the puter, taking dogs on an outing and all. Oh I miss them when I'm gone. And it's true, that 2 days into the trip, it is possible that I would wish I could snap my fingers and be back home. Often I have flown across the Atlantic and thought to myself, 'what am I doing up here?'
But it's a fever... here I go again.....
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