Apr 20, 2020 • 3M

Couchfish Day 15: Tak

Stuart McDonald
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The Couchfish podcast. Following a day by day itinerary through Southeast Asia—for all those people stranded on their couch.
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Like many smaller provincial Thai capitals, Tak (map link) is not exactly overwhelmed with sights. There is enough though, to keep me busy for a morning.

King Taksin served as the governor here for a spell, before becoming the ruler of Siam for some 15 years. It was he who moved the capital south from a ruined Ayutthaya to Thonburi. There is a museum in …

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