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Looking in to the temporary temple  
   

Looking in to the temporary temple

This tent-temple was located on the front lawn of a department store. As always, the monks took care not to injure any trees when constructing it.
The aftermath of the protests -- a revealing look at the Red Shirt Camp

May 22nd 2010
The day after the government moved into the Red Shirt compound, I had a look in to see what the 6-week old camp looked like. It revealed a depth of organization that I hadn't expected. If the government hadn't moved in, these guys would have stayed much longer than they did! I felt like a trespasser wandering through what until 24 hours before had been people's homes. Clothes were stil ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok

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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