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The Painful Truth of Tourism And The Remarkable People That It Supports

The Painful Truth of Tourism And The Remarkable People That It Supports

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Pattaya reminded me of Las Vegas without the casinos. It's darker because it's primal. A place rooted in transactions. I imagined people asking, "What can I get? What can I give you?" It's the painful truth of tourism and the remarkable people that it supports. A Thai friend of mine called Pattaya the armpit of Thailand. Although I could easily put two and two together, however, I wanted to see it for myself. This part of Thailand isn't for everyone because it requires a particular palette. As a result, I didn't stay i[...]