South East Asia Adventure Part Three – Leaving Thailand for Laos

It was the seventh day of my ‘Big Indochina Adventure’ and today we were crossing the border and leaving Thailand for the lesser known, but exceptionally beautiful, Laos. After a five hour bus journey to the Thai town of Chiang Khong, we took a local boat across the Mekong River, where there is a natural … More South East Asia Adventure Part Three – Leaving Thailand for Laos

South East Asia Adventure Part Two – Ayutthaya and Chiang Mai

Thailand It was only the fourth day of my ‘Big Indochina Adventure’ and I had already soaked up some wonderful Thai experiences in Bangkok and Kanchanaburi. Today, our first stop before leaving the latter town, was to Erawan National Park. The protected national park, which costs 200 Thai Bhat for tourists to enter (just under … More South East Asia Adventure Part Two – Ayutthaya and Chiang Mai

South East Asia Adventure Part One – Bangkok and Kanchanaburi

Thailand I had just arrived into Thailand from Goa. I caught a one hour and fifteen minute flight to Mumbai, followed by a four and a half hour flight to Bangkok. I remember there being a really tiny amount of leg room, but that I managed to sleep through most of the second flight anyway. … More South East Asia Adventure Part One – Bangkok and Kanchanaburi