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Inside Wat Pho  
   

Inside Wat Pho

Bangkok

June 22nd 2012
GETTING ABOUT THE CITY To get from the Airport to the National Stadium / Siam Square area, I took an express train and then a elevated train, both of which were efficient, fast, and clean. This is by far the best choice, though it has a limited range. This isn't a walking city. On my first evening near Siam Square, I tried to go for a walk, only to find it takes at least 10 minutes to wa ... 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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