Having spent most of 2013 travelling, I feel like I’ve learned a lot about the world, different cultures and myself. I could write for pages and pages about all this, but here’s a quick rundown of the things that I wasn’t expecting to learn.
On the 8th we just chilled out, in preparation for our 16 hour train ride that night. We got the sleeper train from Bangkok to Trang, then a bus (and two car ferries while on the bus) to Koh Lanta Yai, off the Andaman coast. So far we’ve only booked flights and sleeper trains in advance, so we just popped into a travel agent in Trang to arrange a bus, and book our first two nights in a beach hut. Continue reading “Thailand Diaries: Beach Bumming on Koh Lanta”→
The King’s birthday is on 5th December each year, and it is a massive deal in Thailand. As far as we could tell, everybody loves the King – one tuk tuk driver told us he would die for his King (a tuk tuk is a three wheel passenger carrying moped – the best way to travel in Bangkok). We started our King’s birthday with some Thai massages (a must – slightly painful, but totally worth it in the end), before heading out to explore.
I’m on on some exciting travels around the world! We’ve been traveling for three weeks now, and I meant to keep a blog, but just haven’t got around to it … whoops! Luckily I have been posting some lengthy updates to Facebook, so bear with me while I catch up, and then I will try and post more regularly. Continue reading “Thailand Diaries: Touchdown”→