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Bangkok Young Artists' Gallery.  

Bangkok Young Artists' Gallery.

Thailand! (泰国) Day 2---Wat Arun, Wat Pho, Wat Saket and Siam Square.

April 11th 2011
The second day was definately a "Wat" day (and just for future reference, "wat" is Thai for "temple"). I believe visiting sacred places are perhaps among the most important when learning about other cultures. After all, our primary categories for understanding the world have their origins in religion. Even the most logical and rational pursuit of science can trace its origins to religion. An ... 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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