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Breathtaking jungle view from the Akha Hillhouse restaurant  

Breathtaking jungle view from the Akha Hillhouse restaurant

The year is 2549, Thailand's Hilltribe North

November 16th 2006
Yes, the year here is 2549 owing to the Buddhist Calendar but there are no spaceships or time machines here, just good old tuk tuks and local buses with swirly fans. And it was via both of these means that we began our journey on the same day as leaving the forgettable Pakbeng in Lao to Chang Rai. For some unknown reason the first 5km of the journey were driven at about 3kph but once the dr ... 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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