Thailand! (泰国) Day 3---Thai rivers, The Floating Market, and of course...elephants! April 13th 2011 The third day in Thailand was, for me, the most magical. For many reasons, as you will see!
The day stated off in a little bamboo boat, sailing in a river amongst the thick and lush vegetation that grew in Thailand's Khao Yai (two hours outside of Bangkok). I feel very fortunate to have been able to see this part of Thailand, which is much more..."untouched," and less inhabited by flashy touris ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Khao Yai NP 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
Graduated in 2011, in anthropology, Japanese and Chinese at Kansas State University. I also somewhat study Tibetan. I have a keen interest in Korean, Thai and Yucatec Maya language, dont ask why. :))
I'm constantly in awe of where these small hands have taken me, and of where my feet might be swept off to. And how such powerful everlasting messages of love and life, instilled in these opportunities, present themselves as an enormous gift to such a small frail and mortal body. I now better understand and appreciate the world's people, through my time as an expat overseas.
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