Nakhon Ratchasima,

Nakhon Ratchasima, decided last minute spontaneously in the morning, over a thick, sweet, gooey pancake in Pak Chong. A short pit stop and a mission of a journey to see some ruins on the top of an old extinct volcano. It sounded romantic! We headed for the Bangkok Bank instructed by our hotel owner. Where a bus will stop and pick us up…brilliant! Walking down impossible streets, up and down, around and ducking under awnings we reach it. 10 minutes late for the 8.00am bus, damn!! Standing in the motorcycle parking area on the side of the road we wait … Continue reading Nakhon Ratchasima,

Khao Yai National Park, off the roads and into the jungle

A swim with the locals in a natural spring, watching as the adventurous locals dive fearlessly in off the muddy sides. The waters clear to the bottom, and Thai silver baht coins shimmer on the floors, probably dropped out of people’s pockets. The temperature was cool and refreshing and every so often, I would accidentally put my feet along the floor, touching the silt covered tree roots, slimy and weird on the toes, enough to make you swim squeamishly away! (well for me anyway) Then to the caves where we enter a small locked black gate, screeching as it’s unlocked. … Continue reading Khao Yai National Park, off the roads and into the jungle