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Grand Palace

Oriental setting

January 23rd 2007
The aim of 2007 is to make my way through the countries of Southeast Asia before heading north to take in China, Mongolia, and Japan. The level of planning has hit an all-time low, so this skeletal itinerary is subject to change. For maximum flexibility, I decided to fly into Bangkok on a one-way ticket. This included a 3 hour stopover in Doha, courtesy of Qatar Airways. The journey was distin ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok

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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