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Elephant following the other  
   

Elephant following the other

Notice we have no mahout. He jumped off to take pics and he just verbally commanded elephant from behind it for awhile.
Hill Tribe Village, Elephants, & Hot Springs, Chiang Rai, Thailand 11/3/09

November 3rd 2009
Today we decided to visit the Karen Hill Tribe in Ruammit Village, Thailand. To split the cost, we paired up with a couple from Belgium who were staying at the guesthouse too. We took a long tailed speedboat up the Mae Kok River to the mountains north of Chiang Rai. It took us about an hour before coming to the Hot Springs. There was a swimming pool, foot bath, and the hot spring itself. A sign sa ... 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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