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A rose by any other name  

A rose by any other name

Bangkok and Beaches

November 6th 2007
Crossing the border from Cambodia to Thailand showed a large contrast. Gone was the muddy trail that was the main road, instead we drove on large boulevards lined with palm trees. It was dark when we arrived in Bangkok, but we found accommodation without too much difficulty. We were staying near the Khao San where all backpackers stayed. Like Siem Reap we were surprised at how many westerners ... 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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