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Story Board 9-part Series: Experiencing Thailand

Thailand is an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia.The largest city in Thailand is Bangkok, the capital, which is also the country´s center of political, commercial, industrial and cultural activities. Thailand offers a great variety of attractions. These include diving sites, sandy beaches, hundreds of tropical islands, varied night-life, archaeological sites, museums, hill tribes, exceptional flora and bird life, palaces, a huge amount of Buddhist temples and several World Heritage sites.

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Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia. The largest city in Thailand is Bangkok, the capital, which is also the country´s center of political, commercial, industrial and cultural activities.

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Program Videos

Episode One -Impressions of a Nation

Thailand is a country in southeast Asia with coasts on the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, an arm of the South China Sea. Bangkok is the capital and the largest city. Traditional Thai culture is deeply influenced by Buddhism. Buddhism plays an important role in Thai culture.

Episode Two - China Town in Thailand

The earliest Chinatown was formed in 1782. This whole progam is about he Chinatown in Thailand. Most of the Thai Chinese have their roots in the Chaozhou-Shantou region of Guangdong province. People from the Mei county and Fujian province chose to immigrate to Singapore or Malaysia.

Episode Three - Gold street in Bangkok

Golden items are very popular in Thais. Old Thailand was once called Siam and this means gold in Sanskrit. The Chinese called Thailand as Jin lin, which means "peninsula of gold". Yaowarat or China town is situated in one of the oldest areas of Bangkok. Yaowarat is best known for the more than 100 gold shops that can be found along both sides of the Road.

Episode Four - Thai boxing

Pattaya, a well famous city in Thailand known for its typical life style and night life which make the place paradise on earth. Every year, millions of visitors come here. Thai Boxing give people a deeply impression in the movie "Ong Bak". This whole program is focusing on people who train Thai Boxing wholeheartedly and build their body through this activity.

Episode Five - Tiger Zoo

Si Racha Tiger Zoo is about 30 to 45 minutes from Pattaya. The site is one of the oldest tiger farms in existence today and boasts 200 tigers and 100,000 crocodiles. It has an elephant show, crocodile show, tiger show and a pig show.

Episode Six- Treasure hunting the bird´s nest

The miracle island which was called Nest island is far from any human habitation, it is a paradise for the birds species known as the swift. Those birds can produce a kind of previous thing called Birds′ Nes which sells a very high price. However, what kind of bird can produce such presure?

Episode Seven- Islands of golden nests

In the caves of Thailand′s idyllic southern islands lies an unlikely treasure -golden nests. In Thailand, birds´ nest collecting is a highly lucrative business and is tightly controlled. Rock-climbers who wish to climb off the beaten track are advised to learn a little about the birds´ nest collectors who control large numbers of perfect climbing islands off the southwestern Thai coastline.

Episode Eight- River Kwai Bridge

The River Kwai Bridgethe of Thailand, which was called bridge of deaf is very special and will attract many tourists every year. But what makes it so famous? With this question, we will uderstand the reason and the history of this bridge according to the whole program. After experiencing the war that ever take place in the human history, people in Thailand began to treasure peace and development more than ever.

Episode Nine - Handicrafts: Traditions of today

Thailand is a craft lover´s paradise. From ethnic hilltribe embroidery to beautiful silk and cotton weaving and astounding handmade silver jewelry, Thailand has an abundance of exciting craft work to learn about. When grouped together, Thai handicraft are an exciting blend of the many diverse ethnic cultures and traditions found within this Kingdom.