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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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