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Slowboat on the Mekong

The Mighty Mekong

May 22nd 2011
My visa exemption had come to an end so I made for the Thai-Lao border. I decided to use my full time in Thailand and spend the night in the sleepy town of Chiang Khong. I was not to do much apart from recharge my batteries and what a place to do it. My guest house lay beside the fast flowing Mekong with scenic land of Laos on the other side. As the Sun lowered, I indulged in a couple of glass-bot ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Northern Thailand » Chiang Khong

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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