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Doi Tung Villa- View from top

Doi Tung and Mae Sai, Thailand and Myanmar/Burma

November 2nd 2009
Doi Tung is the current King of Thailand's (King Rama IX) mother's summer palace and gardens. She lived from 1900-1995 and was born a commoner who through fortunate circumstances became well educated during her youth, a nurse, and winner of the Queen's scholarship to study in America. She met a Thai young man in Connecticut who cared for the people of Thailand and the environment as much as she. ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Mae Sai

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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Tot: 2.139s; Tpl: 0.094s; cc: 8; qc: 34; dbt: 0.0379s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb