Where do you go on holiday when you're immensely wealthy and can visit almost any country in the world except your homeland?
Apparently, if you're Thaksin Shinawatra, the ousted Prime Minister of Thailand, Bali is one of your preferred homes away from home.
As reported on balidiscovery.com [Thailand or Bali? Thaksin Picks Paradise], Thaksin visited Bali in November 2006, and was once again back on the Island February 7-8, 2007, when he stayed in a private villas at the Le Mťridien Nirwana Golf & Spa Resort .
Denying rumors that he was in Bali to meet with a ranking Indonesian official, Thaksin explained to the press, "I really enjoy playing golf on the green fairways while enjoying the beautiful panoramic views of Tanah Lot Temple."
Thaksin reportedly arrived in Bali after a visit to the Maldives before continuing his journey to Melbourne, Australia, traveling on board a private jet.
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