On the Asian Buses- Air busses actually. October 20th 2010 The Turkish Airlines Airbus-A340 flies through the night and tropical storms, over the arabian sea, India and then the bay of Bengal. It makes a small incursion, indeed a slow turn, over the South China Sea on final approach to Bangkok’s new airport. With a reassuring crunch we make contact with earth again. I am in Asia. I have come from Asia, but this is a different asia.
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Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok 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