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Ko Samet 2551

everyone in thailand goes by the buddist calendar, and to them it's the year 2551
Ko Samet

January 25th 2008
I don’t even know how to describe my first two days in Thailand. Amazing, thrilling, breath taking and gorgeous are the first words that come to mind. We left the boat Wednesday morning at 10 and wandered outside to 95 degree heat. 95 degrees is hot, but when you take into consideration that a week ago it was below freezing, 95 is REALLY hot. We found a taxi to rip us off (inevitable if you h ... 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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