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Bangkok - Lanterns and lights..

October 25th 2009
Arriving in Bangkok we had a taxi waiting to take us to our pre booked hotel in the city - too easy! The hotel was close to the shopping delights and neon lighting of Siam Square so we walked down there. By this stage we were feeling like we had arrived on another planet - everything was too clean and efficient after India. We had a touch of reverse culture shock for a few days I think. Next morni ... 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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