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Jerryrigged electric lines

The tourist Hmong village had electricity thanks to very "Thai style" engineering....this is like some of the lines in Bangkok. Ha ha ha.
"Authenticity" or just striving towards modern Thai lifestyles? : Hill Tribes in Chiang Mai

May 2nd 2011
I am sure there are "authentic" hill tribe villages out there, at least in terms of their rustic appearance: thatched roof houses with mud floors and people adorned in colorful apparel. (But we did see a few people traditionally garbed and gathering mushrooms in the forest while carrying their children in little baskets on their back). However, it is perhaps no surprise that I have mostly seen su ... 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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