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Khao San Road at Night  
   

Khao San Road at Night

Brash, neon-lit and filled with travellers from all over the globe. Is there anywhere else quite like Khao San Road? © L. Birch 2006
Postcard from Bangkok

October 22nd 2006
No matter how prepared I thought we were Bangkok was still a shock to the system - particularly after the cool, leafy confines of home in Cornwall. The temperature is the first thing you notice. You feel it the moment you step outside the air-conditioned halls of the airport: it’s like walking into a solid wall of wet heat. Within minutes, you’re sweating profusely and wondering if you’ll ev ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok

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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