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Classic motor bike in Chanthaboon Community* 0

Chanthaburi Old Town & Waterfront

Chanthaburi (จันทบุรี), nicknamed ‘Muang Chan’ (moon city), is about 245km south east of Bangkok. It is the capital of the same-named province in Eastern Thailand. The old name of Chanthaburi is Chanthaboon. Thus, the old...

Kosa Pan presents King Narai's letter to King Louis. From Smithies, Siam and the Vatican in the Seventeenth Century. Original credited to National Archives of Thailand, wikimedia.org 0

Kosa Pan – A Siamese Diplomat in France

Among the first Siamese visitors to Europe was an embassy of three ambassadors sent by pro-foreign King Narai (r. 1656-88) to the court of Louis XIV. Among them was the diplomat Kosa Pan who was also...

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