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... about the "1 carry on suitcase rule" but they will find a way to make it work. After having all of my students' luggage lost in Slovakia for 4 days, I have decided it is a good rule! I am looking forward to getting to know the students and practicing my ...
... sticky rice...and all is very cheap. My pad Thai with shrimp was just over two dollars. We were just about the only non Thais in the group, as this is not a place tourists would discover easily. We tour Bangkok tomorrow...protests are not really getting in the ...
... there might be some pizza for the students. But until then it is Thai food 100%...from open-air markets, small family-owned restaurants, and the like. The idea is to be as "local" as possible. That also means Asian-style squatty potties in most cases.
There are a lot of cool things to do in Thailand, and yes, some areas are a bit touristy. It is not a secret that Thailand has been discovered by tourists (represents about 6% of the ...
... and sweatshops/enslaved labor
G. Buddhism as a national religion
H. Real story of the Bridge on the River Kwai
I. Asian Financial Crisis
F. Economic Institutions that promote prosperity
G. Overview of Burma and what is going on along Thai/Burma border (where we will be)
Student have been told that we will dress modestly, as this is a Buddhist country (95%). And we will pack light since we move around a lot.
Bangkok is having protests, but that ...
... was found and after some discussion reluctantly offered his house.
Many paintings have been produced of the surrender scene and most include Gen Custer (yeah of last stand fame) who had covered himself in glory in the war. He was most definitely NOT there. Interesting how spin worked even then.
There is quite a lot to see around the place and well worth the visit. Particularly enjoyed the soldiers stories. It is quite remarkable that so ...
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