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Opium Dens and the Golden Triangle Photo 5

Opium Dens and the Golden Triangle

April 19th 2011
Okay, so the only reference to opium was the opium museum.  But our journey to the Golden Triangle actually starts with our trip to Burma or Myanmar as its now called.  Without knowing if we could get a day visa across the border, we went through Thai customs and emerged on a bridge half belonging to the Thai government and half belonging to Myanmar.  To distinguish the two, the bridge is paint ... 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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