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with Naoko on the boat  
   

with Naoko on the boat

From temples, meditation and monks of the Old Capital to shopping centers, night clubs and modernity of the New one

May 14th 2012
Ayutthaya and Bangkok And we are back in Thailand. We flew in on Wednesday and were supposed to meet our Japanese friend over the weekend so we decided to head to Ayutthaya first and then come back to BKK. From the airport we went straight to the train station and took what must be the cheapest train in the world to the old capital (13Baht/0.3$ per 2h ride). We wanted to stay on the Ayutthaya Isl ... 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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