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Bangkok Royal Palace - Liz admiring the gold  

Bangkok Royal Palace - Liz admiring the gold

Bangkok

September 5th 2010
During our travels around Asia we’ve spoken to lots of other backpackers about the places they’ve been and Bangkok has never really had glowing reviews. Often it seems to be the city they first fly into from Europe and then just pass through to some of Thailand’s more scenic destinations. Coming from a western city straight into Bangkok would be a big culture shock and as we’ve found out, ... 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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