Thailand & Cambodia 2023

  • More Bangkok & them home
    I didn’t have a huge agenda for what to do in Bangkok. I’ve seen the main sites before, but I do like hanging out in the old town and using the boats to get around. Gallery Nearby the hotel is a little Blues bar that was recommended by Mike Hamilton. It was absolutely mobbed on… Read more: More Bangkok & them home
  • Back in Bangkok 2
    Battambang to Bangkok Yesterday was always going to be a long day. The minibus ticket was at 07:30 and they want you there to check documentation well before departure. So up early, quick pot noodle and banana to have something to eat and checkout by 06:30. Tuk-tuk to the bus company’s offices. It’s all calm… Read more: Back in Bangkok 2
  • Battambang, Cambodia
    Just a note : I’ll add photos and videos to the page in the next few days. I have a bit of time back in Bangkok to care of that. I’ll also add to and improve text; I’m a wee bit squeezed for time today and have not got this anywhere near the state I… Read more: Battambang, Cambodia
  • Polarsteps travel tracker
    Something I’m trying out : Polarsteps travel tracker To be honest although it’s roughly correct it does tend to say I’m travelling, when I’m staying within a locality.
  • Back in a Bangkok
    Back in Bangkok for a night before I catch a minibus + minibus/bus to Battambang tomorrow morning. I’ve now updated the Ayutthaya post to cover all of my visit there Here, in the traveller area of Bangkok, it’s busier than it was a few days ago. It had seemed to be short of the twenty-something… Read more: Back in a Bangkok
  • Ayutthaya
    Ayutthaya was a capital city of Siam before being destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th century. It is listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. My first impressions when I arrived 2 days ago were not good. As an Asian city on an island formed by the rivers I expected a dense little… Read more: Ayutthaya
  • Thailand 2023
    Last week, back in the office after a business trip, I discovered that I had a lot of holiday to use. I had to go on holiday that week to use it up. So on Saturday I booked the flights and on Monday morning caught the flight from Heathrow to Bangkok. I had the first… Read more: Thailand 2023