One Day In Bangkok August 14th 2014 As has become the custom for Jo and I on these trips, we were up early on day one and out pounding the pavement. We knew we were headed for the Royal Palace but were not too sure where we were starting from or what was on the way.
After a few wrong turns we found our place and walked towards the river through the Amulet Market, a section of just a few streets where vendors sold religious pieces s ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok 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