Monthly Archives: September 2011

Thailand, The Rattanakosin Period

After Taksin’s death, General Chakri (Rama I) became the first king of the Chakri Dynasty, ruling from 1782 to 1809. His first action as king was to transfer the royal capital across the river from Thon Buri to Bangkok and … Continue reading

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Thailand’s Thonburi Period

General Taksin, as he is popularly known, decided to transfer the capital from Ayutthaya to a site nearer to the sea, a move that would facilitate foreign trade, ensure the procurement of arms, and make defense and withdrawal easier in … Continue reading

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Thailand’s Ayutthaya Period

The Ayutthaya kings adopted Khmer cultural influences from the very beginning. No longer the paternal and accessible rulers that the kings of Sukhothai had been, Ayutthaya’s sovereigns were absolute monarchs and assumed the title devaraja (god-king).

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Thailands Sukhothai Period

Thais began to emerge as a dominant force in the region in the13th century, gradually asserting independence from existing Khmer and Mon kingdoms.

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Thailand’s earliest History

Over the centuries leading up to the era of recorded history, Thailand was first peopled by Mon and Khmer groups and later by the Tai, an ethnic group that migrated from southern China to Vietnam and gradually into Laos and … Continue reading

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Archaeological findings in Thailand

Fossilized remains of plants and animals have been discovered in many areas of Thailand, particularly in the Korat Plateau in northeastern Thailand. Most of the animal fossils found are of dinosaurs, which date primarily to the Jurassic era though some … Continue reading

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Thailand Properties earn money

Turn your Condominium into a working investment. An Investment in Properties was a good idea in past, it is right now and it will be in the future. Anyway the functions of the property market today are already complex and … Continue reading

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Thailand National Parks

For any traveler wishing to explore the wonders of nature, the Thailand National Parks are an outstanding destination. There are many forest parks if you long to explore the tropical rainforest or travel deep into the wild jungle to see … Continue reading

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Thailand’s Geography

Location Located in the center of Southeast Asia, Thailand is truly at the heart of the region. Looking over a map of Thailand will reveal a country whose borders form the rough shape of an elephant’s head: the head and … Continue reading

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Thailands Flora and Fauna

Plants and animals in Thailand are both unique and diverse. Thailand’s geography, which stretches from the coasts of the Malaysian Peninsula to the mountains of mainland Asia, features a variety of climates and thus a diversity of plant and animal … Continue reading

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