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Central Thailand – Sukhothai

Old City Sukhothai dates from 1238 and was built in area previously ruled by the Khymer. Southeast Asia has undergone layers of change with dominant civilizations in continuous flux. Continue reading

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Angkor and the tourist dollar

At Angkor, there are a great variety of ways that the local people appeal to the tourist to leave behind dollars. Some of the ways get to you after awhile, the learned pathetic looks on the children’s faces, the endless … Continue reading

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Angkor

If you have any interest in the ancient cities and archeological sites of Southeast Asia, you will already know of Angkor, and of its best known temple Angkor Wat. Angkor was the urban area at the heart of the Khmer … Continue reading

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