Which Wat April 28th 2012 I don’t know if anyone has every counted the number of wats (Buddhist temples) in this city. There are wats next to other wats, and wats next to motorcycle shops, and wats next to bars, and wats next to shops. They are all beautiful, but except for a few – like Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Phra Singh – they pretty much all ran together.
The main temple hall in each wat is open to the public, a ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai 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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“One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. ‘Which road do I take?’ she asked. ‘Where do you want to go?’ was his response. ‘I don’t know,’ Alice answered. ‘Then,’ said the cat, ‘it doesn't matter.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
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