Thailand Like a Local
Thursday, January 01, 1970 (01:33:22)

Posted by spainsun

Thailand Like a Local
In this country rich with exotic traditions, you can't see it all. But with a resident as a tour guide, one visitor got a closer view.

By K.C. Summers
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, September 29, 2002; Page E01

"Now pay attention," said Michael. "I'm going to teach you how to eat like a Thai, so you don't embarrass yourself while you're over here."
Fat chance. On my first visit to Thailand I was beyond embarrassment, running around in a state of crazed overdrive as I tried to process the country's extraordinary sights, smells, tastes and sounds. Table manners hadn't quite sunk in. But my young friend, an American expatriate wise to the ways of things Thai, was a patient teacher...

see more about this article

Content received from: Travel Pic, http://www.travel-pic.net