Culture you have never met before, people full of tolerance and people who don’t take off the smile from their faces, a place with amazing nature – Thailand.
In today’s kingdom, which was known as Siam in the middle of the 20th century, the majority of people are Thai practicing Buddhist religion, these are the people that were first to use bronze. There is also Lao people and Chinese people living in Thailand and in the north of the country, in the jungles, there are tribes that managed to avoid civilization advantages which you can explore thanks to a tourist tour.
These are some of the places that you can visit while in Thailand.
The capital and the largest city in Thailand – Bangkok is a real urban jungle with mixed scents, heavy traffic, cheap street food and amazing night life. You can see students in uniforms headed to their colleges, smiling backpackers who constantly explore this beautiful country, tourists lost in the crowd…
Bangkok has developed on the river Chao Phraya and from a small town became a city full of skyscrapers, city that is chaotic, crowded and incredibly fun at the same time. Night clubs, bars, clubs, the exotic of the East slightly mixed with different world cultures.
In the Great hall of the temple there is a beautiful Emerald Buddha statue which every tourist should see. When we talk about temples there are hundreds of temples dedicated to the founder of Buddhism. Because Thai people love holidays, they also honor Christmas and don’t be surprised if you see decorations on the streets during Christmas time.
Chiang Mai and the jungles of Thailand
Chiang Mai is a city in the north of Thailand. It’s the second largest city in the country and what is interesting is that it is surrounded by jungle. If you travel there make sure that you have peeked at the plants and animals in the jungle. There are elephants that are kept as pets and they are even used for massage. It is these animals that are used as a “vehicle” through the jungle. Together with your local guide you can start an amazing adventure.
Through the rice fields, riding the strongest animal in the world, you will meet local tribes. Some of these tribes have no clue what cars are, because they are isolated from the civilization.
You can try the local food and experience something really unique – swimming in the jungle. This will be a completely new experience for every tourist.
These are some of the many interesting places that you can visit in Thailand! Don’t forget that there are tens more.