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The Grand Palace, Bangkok

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While Bangkok was never colonised, it was the seat of a colonial empire that encompassed most of what we now know as Indochina, and parts of present-day Malaysia and Burma.  Up until the early 20th century, the Kings of Siam … Continue reading

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The Grand Tour V – Imperial Grandeur… Bangkok, Thailand

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“There it was, spread out largely on both banks, the Oriental capital which had yet suffered no white conqueror…” Joseph Conrad, The Shadow Line River of Kings I had fully intended to arrive at the Palace by river that morning. … Continue reading

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