Disabled Phuket man completes 13 day journey to pay respect to the late King
PHUKET: The disabled man from Phuket who set off on Oct 28 on an 842-kilometre journey to Bangkok to pay respect to HM the late King pushing himself along on a makeshift wheelchair, yesterday (Nov 9) reached his destination completing the gruelling journey in 13 days.
The Phuket News
Thursday 10 November 2016, 05:28PM
The 48-year-old Mr Sompong Juiphat finally made it the Grand Palace yesterday after completing the 842-kilometre journey in 13 days. For the entire journey he was followed closely and supported by his wife and three children.
The Facebook page of Wanlop Boonjun yesterday posted a picture of Mr Sompong arriving at the Grand Palace where he was waiting in line to go to inside to pay respect to the late King.