Culture Week July 19th 2008 As stated on my previous blog, this week is cultural week. We learnt about buddhism in the first half of the week and then since Wednesday, we have been looking at some of the ways that local people make a living. It has been really interesting, as a lot of the places we have visited are all crafty so we have been able to try weaving from bamboo, making dolls, bracelets out of coconut etc.
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Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Singburi 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