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Crossing the Friendship Bridge  
   

Crossing the Friendship Bridge

Entering Thailand's border from Laos
A Cozy Evening of Ping Pong in Bangkok

November 28th 2007
Crossing the Lao-Thai border over the Friendship Bridge that handshakes the two countries across the vast Mekong River, I arrived for the second time on my journey to the Kingdom of Thailand. I got yapping to German Ulrika on the bus and while we waited on the platform at Nong Khai for our nighttrain, it was like a travellers reunited with familiar faces popping up all over the place. Fir ... read more
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Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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