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Thai girls in traditional dress  

Thai girls in traditional dress

Thailand - home of beautiful golden Buddhas and tiny pink napkins

January 25th 2010
Ok where were we? Chiang Mai. We set off for a leisurely walk toward Chang Pheuak Gate - the old city of Chaing Mai (est. 1296) was surrounded by a moat (still there) and large brick wall, some of which still survives. On the way there we stopped at a temple just down the road from our guesthouse (you would have to try hard to not wander by a temple in this city). Wat Chiang Man, it turns ... 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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