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The House That Silk Built: Jim Thompson’s Residence on the Klong – A True Bangkok Gem

  Jim Thomson silk pillow (Image courtesy of zengarine.com) By Catherine Clover –   Bangkok, Thailand, is a city with many interesting wats, or temples,...

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Retracing the Route: Mekong Exploration Commission (1866-68) to the Pak Ou Caves from Luang Prabang

Wat Xieng Thong, or the Golden Temple, Luang Prabang (photo Catherine Clover, 2013) By Catherine Clover – “In so far as Luang Prabang is like any other place,...

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