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Leaving Thailand

P1010003 (1)Chiang Mai Walking early in the morning along the moats surrounding the old city with the monks and hookers both sharing curb space in the city, it is somewhat overwhelming to think of piecing together all of this for others.   The triteness of a new world with internet hookups, Starbucks, and the ubiquitous 7-11 stores with a powerful constitutional monarchy and daily reports on the health of the King on the front page of the national newspapers makes everything a puzzle with misshapened pieces.

One advice we got repeatedly was not to criticize the King or the monarchy, therefore we did not.  We also did not come to understand it, because an abundance of caution chilled the questions.

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