Travelling “alone” for the first time March 21st 2006 So there I was, at age 51, travelling “alone” for the first time, on my very first overseas trip.
It seemed weird at Melbourne airport, me in my shorts, t-shirt and small backpack being farewelled by my son (who was heading off to Turkey for some sort of solar eclipse party just a few days later; he didn’t know it then but a few days later he would be interrogated and strip-searched in Du ... 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
Widower on the wrong side of 50, filling the void with travel.
Travel was something my wife and I were always going to do "one day", but sadly it didn't work out that way. Travel is my passion now, work just pays the bills. I just wish sometimes that she could have seen how much beauty there is in the world. ... full info