Archive for Thailand

Bangkok – City of Sin

Posted in Destinations, Travel with tags , on May 25, 2011 by Joel
Bangkok, Thailand

50 Baht Changs? Hellooo Bangkok!

Bangkok is not for beginners. Scams. Crime. Drugs. Sex. Noise. Traffic. People. We were lucky to have quiet a bit of Asian travel experience under our belts before we got to this city, and it would take everything we learned over the past 14 months to make it out of here with our bodies and wallets intact. Thankfully, it was our last stop before heading home, because when we were through with Bangkok (or maybe, when Bangkok was through with us) we had had enough.

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Chiang Mai and Friends

Posted in Bucket List, Destinations, Travel with tags , , , , , on May 18, 2011 by Gina
Laos/Thai Border

Laos/Thai Border

Getting to Thailand was an epic journey of two eight hour boat trip days, and then one final bus day to get to Chiang Mai. Knowing that we’d be meeting our friends on the other side kept us optimistic when we wanted to throw our kindles/iPod’s off the boat after playing hours of Word games. And the thought of showing our friends the joys and challenges we’d experienced traveling SE Asia, and getting to live through their fresh, excited traveler eyes was just what we needed to finish out the last two months of our trip.

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