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a beautiful day in the open sewer  
   

a beautiful day in the open sewer

3 days in Bangkok

November 1st 2008
We arrived in Bangkok around 1 AM and shared a cab into the city with an awesome Portland, OR airport baggage handler named Pam who was on her way to a ten-day silent Buddhist retreat. Apparently, when you work for the airport, you get to travel as much as you want for free!! The traffic was wild as we wended our way under serpentine overpasses into the pitch of this exotic, Blade Runnerish city ... 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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