A Storm Over Bangkok

Published October 6, 2014
Updated September 26, 2014

Bangkok

Over eight million people pack themselves into Bangkok city limits, situated at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River delta. The ancient city (it has roots all the way back to the 15th century!) has been the face of Thai conflict, commerce and cosmopolitanism for hundreds of years and has been named the “World’s Best City” by Travel + Leisure magazine four years in a row, in spite of its crippling traffic congestion problems.

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