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Thai New Year

April 13th 2011
Songkran (the water festival) also known as the Thai New Year, is the craziest of Thai holidays.  However, the first part of our day started our tame.  By paying a visit to our host's aunt, we fulfilled the first part of Songkran, honoring your elders.  Afterwards, an almost in an act of god, it started raining.  The downpour (coincidently during the water festival) hopefully offset the amount ... 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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