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Wat in front of ruined summer palace  
   

Wat in front of ruined summer palace

The disc is solid stone and about 5' across in diameter. Buddhas are engraved in the stone above the gold cloth.
Swords, bikes, and temples...oh my! Ayutthaya, Thailand 11/6/09

November 6th 2009
Ayutthaya, the land of endless sun. Beautiful blue endless sky with not a cloud in sight. Nice wind but all it does is disguise the fact you're searing your flesh. We had a wonderful night's sleep last night (not that we hadn't before in other guesthouses but our room was pitch black with all the shutters closed so we had no idea how late it was). We slept almost 12 hours and arose at 9AM to be ... 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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