The joy of safe, scenic self-drive holidays in Thailand

Northern Thailand is home to many isolated monasteries. PHOTO: RONAN O'CONNELL
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BANGKOK - If you know how and where to self-drive in Thailand, it is a sensational travel experience.

Thailand has one of the world’s highest rates of road death – which is why, as crazy as it sounds, it is safer to self-drive in many parts of this beautiful country.

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