0-3 Home to Bangkok

See trip index here and Southern Thailand index here.  Additional pictures here Our first ever backpacking trip started well – we made it from Suffolk, through London and to our Travel Lodge near heathrow. Always a good start!  And we were spoilt with a friend taking us out for our…

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T-11 days to Bangkok

Despite being absent from UK news, the flooding in Thailand has been getting worse, and the more we look, the bigger problem it is getting.  It is certainly going to hange our plans. Interestingly, they seem to be trying to look after tourists, and indeed have their priorities right –…

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October Update

Just a quick update: This site has been focused on our European trips, and since we’ve come back from our last trip (Trip 9) we’ve been UK based looking for areas to buy a house.  So van is in heavy use still, but just not written it up.  However, from…

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Home 4kw Solar Install

Solar? Just thought I’d put a post on here about my Dads new home solar system he has just had fitted (late September 2011). PV Solar (electricy generating) isn’t cheap nor efficient, and really it isn’t worth it.  Until that is, the government backed scheme for energy companies to pay…

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