While we were in Sanloem we met a Norwegian-Sweedish couple that had just come from Koh Rong, the bigger, more famous island next to Sanloem. They sold us really well on this island, which in their opinion was just a paradise. At first, we hesitated. We hadn’t thought on going there and we were planning … Continue reading Koh Rong with the white sand.
After getting back from Khao Yai, we decided it was time to leave the country following our version of the Banana Pancake trail. From the big Bangkok we headed southeast to the small city of Trat in a 6 hour bus, 4€ for each ticket. In hindsight and comparing this trip with the roads in … Continue reading Entering Cambodia and Koh Rong Sanloem
Hi there!! It is time we talk about Khao Yai National Park, our next stop after visiting Ayutthaya and the last place we visited before leaving Thailand and going to Cambodia. So let’s start, shall we? Once we were fed up with temples and ruins we took a train from Ayutthaya to Pak Chong , … Continue reading Khao Yai National Park
Second time we leaving the big capital Bangkok and this time we went north, to the ancient city of Ayutthaya. Ayuthaya is this city surrounded by a river that was at some point the largest capital in the world, before being reduced to ashes by the Burmese in the 18th century. The trip to Ayuthaya cost … Continue reading The great Ayutthaya
Thursday the 25th we started our way to Kanchanaburi, a city located 150km north-west of Bangkok. We took a train at Thonburi Station on the other side of Chao Phraya river, and bought a bunch of mini bananas and a couple of mangos as a snack. During the 2,5 hours of train we had time to take … Continue reading Checking out Kanchanaburi and Erawan National Park
Hi there, Joan and Laura here!! We know… Some of you might have thought we’d already given up on the blog, but that’s not the case! We still have a lot of stories to bore you with. The reason we haven’t posted for a while is that our laptop decided to crush on the 3rd … Continue reading Bangkok: temples and more temples
October 22nd and here we were, finally heading to Bangkok. It might sound like a silly thing to say, but it is a strange thing when the day you have waiting for for months actually arrives. Even though we had been preparing all the stuff we needed in advance, when the day finally arrived we … Continue reading Landing in South East Asia