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Thailand Through Photographs: Northern Temples and Southern Beaches By Anne Reynolds
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This book exhibits hundreds of images from a trip to both Thailand's northern and southern regions, including stops in Ayutthaya, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai as well as Ko Phi Phi, Ton Sai, and Phang Nga.... More > Shown herein are sites such as the ruins of former capital cities of Siam, the Thai Elephant Conversation Centre, the filming locations of both The Beach and The Man with the Golden Gun and the Sino-European architecture of Phuket Town, among more. From Chiang Mai's golden plated temples, to Ton Sai's rock climbing, everything from architecture, scenery, and tourist attractions to food, people and shopping is displayed through hundreds of gorgeous photographs, captured on a basic point-and-shoot digital camera, just as you'd see them if you were walking around yourself - absolutely no editing, filters, special lenses have been applied. All photographs may be reproduced for any of the reader's purposes, provided appropriate source referencing.< Less
Ancient Chiang Mai Volume 1 By Andrew Forbes & David Henley
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The beautiful old walled city of Chiang Mai, set amid the forested mountains and fertile valleys of northern Thailand, is the historic capital of the former Lan Na Kingdom. Founded in 1296 by King... More > Mangrai the Great, it did not become fully part of Thailand until 1939, and even today the region retains a distinctly different character, with its own language, culture, cuisine and even temperament. Although around 40 times smaller than Bangkok, Chiang Mai remains the nation's cultural capital, as well as its most attractive and historically significant city. The authors have both lived in Chiang Mai for more than twenty years together with their Thai families, and consider Chiang Mai to be their home. In 2005 they began writing a series of articles entitled 'Ancient Chiang Mai' examining the history, culture and traditions of Chiang Mai and of its graceful and friendly people, the Northern Thais. The present study brings together 'Ancient Chiang Mai' articles 1-12, all published in 2005.< Less
Ancient Chiang Mai Volume 2 By Andrew Forbes & David Henley
eBook (ePub): $6.99
The beautiful old walled city of Chiang Mai, set amid the forested mountains and fertile valleys of northern Thailand, is the historic capital of the former Lan Na Kingdom. Founded in 1296 by King... More > Mangrai the Great, it did not become fully part of Thailand until 1939, and even today the region retains a distinctly different character, with its own language, culture, cuisine and even temperament. Although around 40 times smaller than Bangkok, Chiang Mai remains the nation's cultural capital, as well as its most attractive and historically significant city. The authors have both lived in Chiang Mai for more than twenty years together with their Thai families, and consider Chiang Mai to be their home. In 2005 they began writing a series of articles entitled 'Ancient Chiang Mai' examining the history, culture and traditions of Chiang Mai and of its graceful and friendly people, the Northern Thais. The present study brings together 'Ancient Chiang Mai' articles 13-24, all published in 2006< Less
Ancient Chiang Mai Volume 3 By Andrew Forbes & David Henley
eBook (ePub): $6.99
The beautiful old walled city of Chiang Mai, set amid the forested mountains and fertile valleys of northern Thailand, is the historic capital of the former Lan Na Kingdom. Founded in 1296 by King... More > Mangrai the Great, it did not become fully part of Thailand until 1939, and even today the region retains a distinctly different character, with its own language, culture, cuisine and even temperament. Although around 40 times smaller than Bangkok, Chiang Mai remains the nation's cultural capital, as well as its most attractive and historically significant city. The authors have both lived in Chiang Mai for more than twenty years together with their Thai families, and consider Chiang Mai to be their home. In 2005 they began writing a series of articles entitled 'Ancient Chiang Mai' examining the history, culture and traditions of Chiang Mai and of its graceful and friendly people, the Northern Thais. The present study brings together 'Ancient Chiang Mai' articles 25-36, all published in 2007< Less
CONTRACTED LOVE By JAMES ORR
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Gay Novel but NON erotic. A heartfelt tragedy of love, deceit, lies and more. Set in the Northern Thailand City of Chaing Mai. Discover how an English Teacher falls in love with a Thai male sex... More > worker. How he was betrayed. How he was hurt. How he sought revenge.< Less
Ayutthaya - Postcards from Thailand By Ajay Jain
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If you are in Thailand, you could choose to skip any attraction but not the ancient city of Ayutthaya. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, fully deserving of its status, it was the Thai capital for 417... More > years. Located 76 kms (48 miles) north of Bangkok, it is accessible by road, train and even on a boat on the Chao Phraya river. The city itself is an open-air museum of art and architecture. Founded in 1350 by King U-Thong when the Thais were forced southwards by their not-so-friendly northern neighbours, Ayutthaya was the seat of power for 33 kings and several dynasties before it was sacked by the Burmese in 1767, leaving the city ruined and abandoned. It has since then been rediscovered, and is now a bustling town where the modern and ancient blend well. The city is dotted with structures going back centuries, and all marvels. If you are in Thailand, Ayutthaya is not to be missed.< Less
The Beginning By Owen Jones
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At twenty-one years of age, Lek, an ordinary, contemporary, farm girl from the northern Thai Rice belt, had to go to Pattaya to work in the leisure industry to help her widowed mother pay off the... More > mortgage to save the farm from foreclosure and keep her siblings in school. This book, The Beginning, shows what her life was like before she had to leave her small, hard-working, but happy village and the only people she had ever known. It depicts the events that made her happy and those that saddened her in her early life from living with her grandmother to surviving with her husband, Tom. At the very last moment, some friends step up to make Lek's transition to life in Thailand's number one sex city just that little bit easier.< Less

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