Chiang Mai – markets and jungles

Dear Hector, We survived the overnight sleeper train, and even managed to get some sleep - quite luxury really, they give you duvets and pillows, and even do an 'at bunk' beverage service. I write this to you now at the beginning of a long bus journey to Chiang Khong, from where we will cross … Continue reading Chiang Mai – markets and jungles


The journey begins in Bangkok

Dear Hector, Well, we most certainly aren't at home anymore! Bangkok has such an air of chaos you just come to expect that there will be some new form of mayhem waiting around every corner. The people we have encountered have all been extremely friendly (one gentleman was most shocked to see two 6 ft … Continue reading The journey begins in Bangkok