Tag Archives: Thailand

Thailand: First Impressions

So, it’s 1994. ¬†We have just landed in Thailand, amid the chaos of Bangkok traffic, pollution, and humidity thick as golden syrup, heavy as a winter duvet. I have never been to South East Asia before. I am overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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Snippets from Siam

Bangkok – or Krung Thep, its Thai name – began as a small trading post on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in the fifteenth century. Today, the capital city of Siam – now Thailand – has grown … Continue reading

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