Thailand: My Perspective

Visiting countries in different regions of the world was something I experienced while serving in the U.S. Navy. I was given the opportunity to observe diverse cultures and religions as well as frolic with the natives during my port visits overseas. Furthermore, I would like to reflect on the most interesting and exciting port visit I experienced. From the fine cuisine and entertainment to the tropical forests and spiritual people I was fortunate enough to observe, lies in the heart of Southeast Asia, Thailand.
There is more visible historical evidence of past eras in Thailand than in any other Southeast Asian country, so if you’re interested in ruins, temples and deserted cities, this ...

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often depicted as fun-loving, happy-go-lucky folk (which they often are), they are also very strong-minded and have struggled for centuries to preserve their spirit of independence.
Thailand’s two coastlines and countless islands attract schools of water babies. Diving and snorkeling are—particularly popular in Phuket. The islands of Chumphon Province, just north of Surat Thani are less developed and the reefs here are practically undisturbed. Touring the islands and coastal limestone formations around Phuket and Ao Phang-Nga by inflatable canoe are always an ever-increasingly popular activity. The typical sea-canoe tour seeks out half-submerged caves, timing excursions so they can paddle into the caverns at low tide. Inland raft trips are available down the Mae Klong River in central Thailand in Kanchanaburi Province and on the Pai River in Mae Hong Son Province. Wilderness walking is northern Thailand’s biggest draw. Chiang Mai is the main center for treks into ...

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