Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Fact of the Day: Thai Liberty

In Thailand, it isn't uncommon for people to refer to their country as "the land of the free". Unlike every other country in Southeast Asia, Thailand was never colonized by a European nation. 

24 comments:

  1. wow, very informative. Had no clue! Thanks!

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  2. Interesting!
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  3. not to be colonised by a Western power is the greatest luck of all, even today!

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    1. it is the modern day flag of Thailand

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  5. Really?!!! I never knew about it and I didn't know they will refer themselves as the land of the free. The common saying I hear is the land of smiles.

    ♥ Cassandra,
    backtofive.blogspot.com

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  6. Thai leaders where quite skillful at resisting European powers that wanted to colonize Siam.

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  7. Seems I remember this.....

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  8. My sister dated a guy from Thailand. He was a real ass.

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  9. They had to be pretty good to avoid being consumed by the imperial rage going on at the time

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