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Ayuthaya, Thailand

April 13th 2009
Ayuthaya was the Thai capital before Bangkok, founded in 1350 by King U-Thong. Its located about an hour and a half north of Bangkok by train. The day we went, the train tracks within central Bangkok had been closed due to a serious escalation of conflict between the “Red-Shirts” (former prime minister Thaksin supporting protestors) and the current government. International news showed tank ... 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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