Kanchanaburi traffic (Thailand 2003)
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Thailand is bordered to the north by Laos and Myanmar, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and Myanmar. By the maritime boundary, the country is bordered to the southeast by Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand, to the southwest by Indonesia and India in the Andaman Sea.

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Headlines

http://www.bangkokpost.com/lifestyle/social-and-lifestyle/1201605/weaving-a-community-together
http://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1111025/remember-the-king-in-all-our-complexities
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37651953
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36972396
http://www.destinationthailand.tv/thailand/beyond-lines-interview-american-travel-writer-joe-cummings
http://asiancorrespondent.com/135714/thailand-confirms-new-6-month-multiple-entry-visas-for-tourists
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/roads/2014/12/mae_sot_dump_how_a_thai_trash_heap_became_the_scene_of_a_philanthropic_turf.html
http://www.asiasentinel.com/society/thailand-sex-trafficking-figures
Untravel Asia: Andaman Discoveries uses voluntourism to help rebuild Thailand
http://inside.org.au/the-seismic-shifts-behind-the-coup-in-thailand
Is Thailand safe for tourists?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/asia/thailand/10849092/Thailand-coup-tourists-must-abide-by-curfew.html
http://mjw51.wordpress.com/2014/05/25/14-ways-of-looking-at-thailands-military-coup
http://ehotelier.com/news/2014/05/26/six-hospitality-leaders-on-tourism-impact-of-thailand's-military-rule
http://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/411623/thai-coup-d-etat-101
http://englishnews.thaipbs.or.th/armed-forces-now-calls-national-unity-late
Saving face and promoting tourist safety in south east Asia
thai-beer-loses-esteem-after-heiresss-remarks
Thailand Tourism Devastated by Political Unrest

Festivals

April 13-15 Thai New Year - Songkran - coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia.

recommended listening

Stopover Bangkok is an acoustic journey and a reflection of that almost ritualistic break in the long haul flight between Australia and Europe. But this feature is about far more than the experience of a couple of days in an exotic and unfamiliar city. It is above all about displacement and transition, about letting go and about paying attention to the moment in which we find ourselves.

Mystery of the Thai monarchy - For the first time in modern history Thailand has no King. The successor to the Thai throne, Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn has decided to wait twelve months before his coronation for time to mourn his father.

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Editing

Asia

Stories from Thailand on Storehouse

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Tai Roob Dai Mai

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Twitter

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Wikipedia

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Elsewhere on the Web

Thailand - Travelfish
http://outbounding.org/all/hot?query=thailand
Elephants painting

News

http://www.bangkokpost.com
http://englishnews.thaipbs.or.th

Beer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singha
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/11/world/asia/thai-beer-loses-esteem-after-heiresss-remarks.html
@Singha_Beer

Khao Yai National Park - The 'Big Mountain'
http://chm.aseanbiodiversity.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=110¤t=110

Museums

Ganesh Museum, Chiang Mai

Indigenous Cultures

http://wheresidewalksend.com/thai-hill-tribes-debate
http://www.aippnet.org/index.php/research-and-communication-development/1445-aipp-shows-solidarity-to-indigenous-peoples-in-thailand-on-world-indigenous-peoples-day-and-supports-for-the-establishment-of-the-indigenous-peoples-council-of-thailand
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peopling_of_Thailand
http://thaifreedomhouse.org/about-us/hill-tribes-indigenous-people/

Tourism

Thai Ecotourism and Adventure Travel Association - Report (PDF)
Thailand Community Based Tourism Institute (CBT-I)

Chiang Mai

Markets
Chiangmai news
Chiang Mai Municipality
Governor of Chiang Mai

Bangkok

Bangkok

Buzzword Bingo

Auspicious - Elephants - King - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sriracha_sauce|Sriracha_sauce]]

Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand
http://www.wfft.org
https://twitter.com/EdwinWiek

Parks

Similan Islands National Park

https://skift.com/2016/05/17/thailand-closes-tourist-island-to-protect-its-ecosystem

GoPro

http://philipbloom.net/2014/06/06/kohyaonoi

Koh Yao Noi from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.



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