Day 3: Railway Memories from Butterworth to Hua Hin (Oct 2014) October 20th 2014 Monday, 20th October 2014
One of the major highlights of my trip was the 19-hour railway journey that I took from Butterworth (Penang) to Hua Hin (Thailand) covering the distance of 940 km. My journey started on the afternoon of 20th October 2014 where I caught a free ferry ride from Georgetown to Butterworth Railway Station.
I had always enjoyed train travel and doing a railway trip ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Western Thailand » Hua Hin 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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