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LANDSCAPE

In the  north of the Country the valleys and the mountains are covered by the luxuriant forests of the Golden Triangle. In the center, the sunny plains are furrowed by the large rivers Mekong and Chao Phraya: an ancient world made of water and ricefields, where the farmers are still helped by the buffaloes to cultivate the land. In the south you can find the big beaches and the islands of the Gulf of Siam and of the Andaman Sea.


THE
NORTHERN CITIES

Where times goes slow and serene as in the past, marked by the sound of the bells in the temples of the Buddhist monks and by the ancient rhythm modulating the life of the villages. It is the other side of the Country, where the houses (pile-dwellings) are made of dark teak, with small enamelled terracotta or wooden roofing-tiles. The most important cities, already developed for tourism, are Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, on the river Mae Kok.

THAI LIFE STYLE

Smile always illuminates the face of every Thai. They can always control their emotions and very seldom show their feelings. A life style stemming from a secular culture and full of serenity. The Thai people face their life with philosophy attaching great importance to "sanuk", meaning the possibility to fully enjoy all that life can reserve.

 

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