Sunday, November 30, 2008

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7757088.stm
amidst growing tensions we remain stranded-Bangkok, Thailand
http://hwrpics1a.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!6E473F4E9B767961!707.entry
We won't forget
http://hwrpics1a.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!6E473F4E9B767961!707.entry
reminiscence of past : old visions return
The coup : http://africasiaeuro.com/coup.html ;
http://africasiaeuro.com/coup1.html ;
http://africasiaeuro.com/coup2.html ;
seen it all before;
Airport blocked; foreigners stranded; Political stand-off between Democratic party and ruling government; 30 000 - 50 000 demonstrators occupy main airport; Demonstrators vowed not to leave, if government attempts to dislodge, they will fight back;
Plan 'C' : overland to Laos, Vientiane, then on to China Kunming; Shanghai; all in all involves time and inconveniences; such the live of a traveler.
Plan 'B' : shall go overland to Laos - China border, continue through Jinghong to Kunming, then Shanghai;