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Buddha being born

Temple of Dawn

February 21st 2007
Today we woke up to another beautiful sunny morning and had breakfast on the river before heading out by ferry to the temple of dawn. Wat Arun built in traditional Ayutthayan style is a representation of Mount Meru, home of the gods in khmer mythology. Statues of mythical figures protect buddha as he is depicted in four stages of his life; at birth, meditating, giving his first sermon and enterin ... 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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