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Nov 23, 2006 - Bangkok

So the two of us now becomes three! Sophie has arrived safe and well and will be with us until the 11th of December. We were based in a really nice hostel in Bangkok. The three of us were in a family room, lucky Sophie gets to share a bed with me, while Craig gets his own wee single. On our first day all together in Bangkok, we decided to do the Lonely Planet walking tour. These are often a good way of getting your bearings around a new city, and you can obviously go at your own pace too. This one was a tough one though, all round the Royal...

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Feb 22, 2005 - Kachanaburi - Bridge Over River Kwai

We're now official backpackers! Yes, we finally had to put the packs on our backs and realized that we probably should have listended and packed a lot ligher. Talk about extremes -- we went from staying at a luxury suite at the Royal Orchid Sheraton with 2 bathrooms, king size bed, aircon, view from the 15th floor, etc(compliments of my Starwood points) to The Jolly Forg Backpackers Lodge - equip with cold trickle shower, non-flushing toilets and a lock and key on the AC (you have to pay extra for that.) But for 290 bhat ($6.50 US), who...

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