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Through a wall in Chiang Mai

Revisiting a home-base

May 11th 2015
I’m sitting comfortably in my 26-degree, air-conditioned hotel room (79 fahrenheit for those in the US). Outside is 35 (95 for those in the handful of countries that like to confuse the rest of the world). Downstairs in the open-air lobby sits a tourist drinking a can of Chang beer, and he’s not wearing a shirt. This can only mean we’re back in SE Asia, the land of tourists who are just too ... 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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