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A Christmas carol group singing outside homes in the camp  

A Christmas carol group singing outside homes in the camp

Christmas carols and celebrations

December 18th 2008
It was a great week to be in the camp. As Thailand is a Buddhist country and Mae Sot has a large Muslim population it just did not feel like December or the Christmas season. However, the majority of the Karen population at Umpiem camp are devout Christians, very religious and this is an extremely important occasion for them. On the first night of our stay Bee and I could hear music and sin ... 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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