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Thai For Two

IMG_0117Unlike the other countries I have visited and most Asian countries, ¬†Thailand has never been conquered, colonized or occupied. Thais proudly ascribe their historic independence to strong leaders, which is one reason they are pretty¬†sensitive about the “The King and I”‘s portrayal of very popular King Mongkut, who resisted European colonization in the 19th century.

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