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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian07 Apr 2016 6:41 p.m. PST

Two tourists were photographed camping on the historical wall of Chiang Mai, causing the photo to go viral and netizens left outraged, asking why nobody stopped them…


PzGeneral08 Apr 2016 3:22 a.m. PST


Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Apr 2016 5:04 a.m. PST

why they were not spotted by any police and how they were able to spend the entire night camped on the wall.

When you consider the general timbre of people in Thailand, the answer is probably something along the lines of, "For the same reason no thought to put a 'Do not use in shower' tag on haidryers until that one person electrocuted themselves."

The man had dreadlocks and was believed to be western, and the female was believed to be of Asian descent.

Also, one of the great things about being a "westerner" is that appearing to be of XYZ descent doesn't exclude you from being one.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian14 Apr 2016 6:53 p.m. PST

More idiots…

Three foreign tourists caught climbing the historical Ta Pae gate to take selfies were fined on Thursday. Two men from Sweden and a US woman were fined 500 baht each.

Police said that verbal warnings were given to the tourists not to climb during a Songkran celebration in the area but they refused to listen, Daily News reports.

The site is considered sacred and there are signs forbidding this kind of activity.

Adrian Moody, 22, and Robin Haye, 26, from Sweden along with Griselda Mucolari, 24 from the US were charged with public order offences and fined 500 baht each*.

They were given warnings and released.

*about $14 USD


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