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soaking it up in the Songkran festival

April 22nd 2008
I arrived in Chiang Mai a sleepy mess. Our overnight bus had a squeaky chair that didn't let up for the entire ten hours and once we arrived Laura (the British girl I met on the bus) and I collapsed into our hotel. Chiang Mai is a beautiful little city built on a deep history of pagodas and crumbling city walls complete with a moat around the old city center. In the heat of the day (up to 39 som ... 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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