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Main Discussion Board => Half as serious and less => Topic started by: thaiga on January 21, 2018, 02:16:07 PM

Title: What makes a Thai
Post by: thaiga on January 21, 2018, 02:16:07 PM
Great post/pics by asia-backpackers.com. Headed What makes a Thai. some might think it's an insult but looking on the funny side i'm sure it's not,as it might be difficult to explain in words, hence the pics of people of our colourfull home Thailand.

What it takes to be a Thai

With its many different ethnic peoples and its long history, it is difficult to explain in words, the people of Thailand, their traits, idiosyncrasies and general out-look on the world. In the hope that we can give others a better understanding on what makes the people of the colourful Kingdom tick, we have produced a number of collages, that we believe illustrates in a humorous way…… what it is to be ‘Thai’
 
Road safety is paramount
(http://koratfart.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10747/1~47.jpg)

The third gender are excepted for who they are….
(http://koratfart.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10747/2~40.jpg)

The last picture in the collage shows Lady Boys at the annual ‘Draft Pick’
The Ministry of Public Health considered homosexuality and choosing to be a Kathoeya a mental illness until 2002. In 2011, the military revised the language for 3rd gender exemption from conscription from ‘‘severe mental illness’’ to ‘‘gender does not correspond with the sex at birth’’.

Security is very important to the Thai people
(http://koratfart.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10747/3~28.jpg)

Keeping cool is an art
(http://koratfart.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10747/4pic.jpg)

Taxi cabs are in a world of their own
(http://koratfart.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10747/5~9.jpg)

Thai’s are an ingenious lot
(http://koratfart.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10747/6~4.jpg)

Safety plays a big part in every-day life
(http://koratfart.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10747/7~1.jpg)

Motor bikes play a key role in almost every one’s life
(http://koratfart.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10747/8.jpg)

The young of Thailand
(http://koratfart.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10747/10~0.jpg)

Finally for me nothing sums up the Thai people, more than their use of the humble toilet paper, their ingenuity and flair, for seeing the world around them differently, to most other people, means this simply piece of every day life is used as:
(http://koratfart.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10747/00.jpg)

asia-backpackers.com (http://asia-backpackers.com/what-makes-a-thai/)