April 9, 2014

Betting Behind Buddha's Back

James Monroe Adams IV, Narratively

The Associated Press

In the devout Buddhist city of Chiang Mai, gambling, alcohol and greed are strictly frowned upon, and a booze-soaked racetrack is the most popular place in town.

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TAGGED: Chiang Mai, Thailand, Buddhism, Buddha


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