Festivals and families February 21st 2007 Kate
So for the last three weeks we have been staying with some of the Ecoexplorer staff at the Green Jomtien Studios in Pattaya. The studios are owned by Jiep, the managing director, who is also Ahnon and Ao's sister. We have a really amazing huge room complete with balcony and en suite, cable tv and air con. Its beautiful. We live here with Ahnon, Ao, Laem the cook, any elephant mahout v ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Pattaya 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 started in November 2006, when we quit our jobs, rented out our house, sold our belongings and set off in search of adventure in South East Asia.
Backpacking around SE Asia followed, along with working with elephants in Pattaya, a TEFL course in Thailand, teaching in Bangkok, Madrid, Bournemouth....
"Where next?" you might ask.
Well, the pull of the East was too great, so we hot-footed back to Thailand, and then onto Vietnam.
We spent a year teaching in a language centre in Haiphong in the North of Vietnam. Then we went searching for the bright lights of the big city and taught ... full info