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Published:May 30th, 2007 07:27 EST
Thailand-- The Land of Laughter

Thailand-- The Land of Laughter

By Suren Hossein

You should see Thailand once before you die. Thai means free " in Thai language and people of this Asian country taste freedom each moment of their lives. 

Fortunately, I had the opportunity to see Thailand and was touched by seeing the people that share together in both joy as well as poverty. 

To see the men and women on the ground below from the plane window gives you more of a sense of that you are entering a land of  tradition, however, when you arrive at the airport with all of its modern décor, the people who laugh and welcome you with dazzle you with glitter. 
Bangkok is wrapped by so many bridges to decrease traffic congestion. To travel in the city teaches you to smile at the people who bow everywhere and forever. You learn that as soon as possible by throwing away what really annoys your soul .Yes, here is Thailand, is the land of laughter.  

According to encyclopedia, different indigenous cultures have existed in Thailand since the time of the Baan Chiang culture. However, due to its geographical location, Thai culture has always been greatly influenced by India and China as well as the neighboring cultures of S.E. Asia. However, the first Siamese/Thai state is traditionally considered to be the Buddhist kingdom of Sukhothai founded in 1238, following the decline and fall of the Khmer Empire in the 13th - 15th century. 

Phitsanun Thimpan, my Thai friend is so highly applicable alike her mates.

She is an aviation company clerk now and has been privileged to see many places. Phitsanun helped me to find new horizons of Thai life. She laughs and tells the people to take a moment to just think about their lives. 

Significantly, the government constructed the city to attract tourist .They have no mines or oil unlike most Asian countries with advanced technology. Thailand is one of the countries that grew up quickly in the computer industry.  

So many computer pieces and digital cameras are produced in the Southeast country, meanwhile, the Thailand clothing industry would have been so well known in the world already. 

Smelling condiments in the streets take you to a new world. You see many peddlers who fry marine foods like Devilfish as the smoke and fragrances fill the air. Underage girls and boys in the streets emphasize the point that Thailand is a nation of youth, which is the future.  

Unfortunately, s*x attractions deteriorate the personality of Thailand as albeit trollops settle in wh*rehouse unlike the past. Because of poverty, many women resort to the s*x trade as a way to sustain themselves.  Therefore, AIDS is one of the most predominant diseases that affect them. 

I have been to Thailand twice and always think about the people who have helped me find new horizons of land that present others joy and happiness.