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Kanchanaburi 23


April 21st 2010
Having left the scenic yet very sweaty train journey behind we caught a no less sweaty swangthaew (van-taxi) to Blue Star Guesthouse on the banks of the river Kwai in Kanchanaburi. Gordon had booked us into some beautiful wooden bungalows with air con and a balcony that overlooked lotus flower swamps. Kanchanaburi felt relaxed and at ease with itself. No touts or go-go bars just a few guesthou ... 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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