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Jim Thompson House

Contemplation

January 22nd 2015
Hello my fellow travellers! After another good nights sleep I feel very relaxed today and with no real plans I decided to just take this day at a very leisure pace. I began by taking the BTS Skytrain to go and visit the Jim Thompson House Museum. Jim Thompson was a wealthy American silk manufacturer and former OSS/CIA agent who created a thriving business in Bangkok and created a world-wide ... 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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21st May 2015

Great journey!
I've also very much enjoyed traveling through Southeast Asia with you. How wise to spend a perfect last day in a peaceful temple and at the gorgeous Jim Thompson house--he sounds like an extraordinary man. Until your next travels--peace.
22nd May 2015

Great journey!
Thank you Tara! I'm glad you've enjoyed reading about this trip. He indeed seems to have been an extraordinary man, it was very rewarding to visit his house. =) My next trip was to Prague and Bratislava, I'm currently writing about it. =) Peace and Happy travels! =)

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