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Thailand Report

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  2. 2. The country's official name was Siam until June 23, 1939, when it was changed to Thailand.<br />It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Burma.<br />Thailand is the world's 50th largest country in terms of total area.<br />BANGKOK is the capital of Thailand<br />Thailand's climate is tropical, high both in temperature and humidity, and dominated by monsoons. April and May are the hottest months of the year, when even the locals are moved to complain about the heat. June sees the beginning of the South West Monsoon, and brings with it the rainy season, which continues intermittently until the end of October.<br />Currency: 1 THB = 1.4155 PHP<br />
  3. 3. CULTURES..<br />
  4. 4. ARTS<br />Traditional Thai art is primarily composed of Buddhist art. <br /><ul><li>Traditional Thai  sculpture almost exclusively depicts images of the Buddha.
  5. 5. Traditional Thai paintings usually consist of book illustrations, and painted ornamentation of buildings such as palaces and temples.</li></li></ul><li>RELIGION<br />Buddhism in Thailand is largely of the Theraveda school.<br /> <br />Buddhist temples in Thailand are characterized by tall golden stupas, and the buddhist architecture of Thailand is similar to that in other Southeast Asian countries, particularly Cambodia and Laos, with which Thailand shares cultural and historical heritage.<br />
  6. 6. CUISINE<br />Thai cuisine is the national cuisine of Thailand. Thai cuisine places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components. Thai cuisine is known for being spicy. Balance, detail and variety are important to Thai cooking. Thai food is known for its balance of the four fundamental taste senses in each dish or the overall meal: sour, sweet, salty, and (optional) bitter.; and it also can be quite hot (spicy).<br />
  7. 7. FESTIVALS<br />The Songkran festival is celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year's Day from 13 to 15 April. It coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia.<br />
  8. 8. ATTRACTIONS..<br />
  9. 9. FLOATING MARKET<br />When in Bangkok, Thailand, it’s nice to experience a few adventures from seeing mystical pagodas and biking off the tourist track, to taking the long tail boat to DamnoenSaduak Floating Market, to savoring the culinary Thai specialties.<br />
  10. 10. THE GRAND PALACE<br /> The Grand Palace is a marvelous structure that signifies the creativity as well as the craftsmanship of Thai artisans.<br />
  11. 11. TEMPLA OF EMERALD BUDDHA IN BANGKOK<br />Temple of the Emerald Buddha, also called WatPhraKaew, is considered the most sacred temple (wat) of Buddha in Thailand.<br />
  12. 12. KO SAMUI<br />KoSamui is where you’d also find lovely bays off the main road. You may opt for the classic Thai beach. Immerse yourself in he heavenly crystal blue waters and white sand bordered by craggy limestone rock formations and verdant hills.<br />
  13. 13. PHI PHI ISLAND<br />Phi Phi Islands (coined from the original Malay term Pulao Pi ah Pi) has an allure all its own. The tiny island oasis beckons not only as a snorkeling destination but as a day tripper’s trekking delight.<br />
  14. 14. GAYSORN SHOPPING MALL<br />Gaysorn is a luxurious, upmarket white marble and gleaming chrome complex housing exclusively high-end luxury goods and designer labels. Its contemporary design and an innovative retail concept create a very exclusive shopping experience.<br />
  15. 15. HOW TO SPEAK THAI LANGUAGE??<br />

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