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Sabbayrikreay Waiting For Carol

DSCN1098For the past few days, I have been in Siem Reap, home to Cambodia’s famous historic site, Angkor Wat.  I haven’t visited Angkor Wat yet because I am waiting to enjoy it with friend Carol, who is arriving tonight from Ho Chi Minh City (yippee!!). In the meantime, I haven’t had a hard time entertaining myself.

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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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