Bangkok, Thailand (Where the tuk tuk took you) May 11th 2012 Domino #1: His eyes light up as he speaks, “You are in luck my friend. Today and today only the government is sponsoring taxi rides for tourists. Today, on the birthday of Buddha you pay only 40 baht ($1.20 US) and a taxi driver will take you anywhere you need to go today.” Your eyes light up as you listen.
You’re in a new country on a new continent and this is the first person to approac ... read more
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