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THAILAND

"Sawasdee"

BANGKOK

KOH LANTA

KOH SAMUI

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    Sawsdee be my! (Happy New Year!) Songkran is Thailand’s New Year and is held on the same dates, 13th-15th April every year. Even though it is officially these three dates, apparently it’s a weeks long festival and the biggest water fight in the world! Every city in Thailand becomes one giant water fight amongst locals and tourists, using from water guns and spray bottles to hoses and buckets, the biggest events occurr...

Are you an animal enthusiast? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk amongst giraffes? Or cuddle cubs for an entire day? Being an animal lover I dreamt about all of this before I took the leap and volunteered at Kanchanburi Safari Park, Thailand. Having done previous work with lions and wildlife in South Africa Max and I decided to help out for two weeks during our travels throughout Asia and without doubt this w...


    Even though food and accommodation are relatively more expensive here day trips are quite reasonable. We paid 400baht for a 2-7pm tour on a long tail boat which started us off at Monkey Island. Even though we are used to macaques back at home it doesn’t stop us getting excited about the native monkeys here which climb down the steep rock sides to steal drinks and food from tourists when they see the boats birth at shore....

   

   

    Our first country, our first city, the start of our travels, and what better way than to start off then by easing in slowly by staying with Gavin (Sid) one of Lou’s old friends from University in Sussex. As he now currently works in Bangkok and is engaged to Nam, a very nice Thai Lady, he has a very nice Thai condo in the centre of the city and this is where the Journey began. Having travelled f...

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