The current city intertwines itself with the remnants of what was once one of Asia's great capitals. From the picturesque mountains and temples of the north, to the floating markets of Bangkok and beaches and islands in the south, all dotted with deluxe accommodation options, Thailand is a great destination for a luxury holiday. TripAdvisor LLB is not responsible for content on external web sites. Yet travelling during this time can provide a different picture of Thailand, and is generally a less crowded time of year. Select your room and then complete your booking right here on TripAdvisor, without leaving our site. The opium may have gone but the colour hasn't and the markets offer all sorts of amazing local handicrafts. For a super fresh thirst-quencher, try coconut milk straight from the husk Fruit shakes and fresh fruit juices are widely available from markets and restaurants - make the most of all the tropical fruits of Thailand. Temple-hop through some - or all - of its 300 temples, take a cooking class to learn the secrets of Thai cuisine and explore the Night Bazaar for delicious food, designer goods and a foot massage to die for. Local spirits Mekong whisky and Sang Dom rum are popular, and an icy bottle of the local Singha beer is refreshing on a hot, humid day.
He also served in Germany during the Berlin Crisis. "I had some close calls. Had one incoming rocket hit about four inches from me when I was in Vietnam," Hager said. The father of four worked tirelessly to provide for his family. His son remembers him taking a second job while serving our country at a military base theater. "I can remember him taking me into the theater and me sitting there in the office at the typewriter playing on (it)," David Hager said. A hero is something James Hager has always been to his siblings. "He was always my idol growing up. I was always so proud of him," youngest sister, Noretta Rhyne said. That love has carried on for several generations. "He was our protector. You know he always made us feel comfortable and spoiled us a lot," granddaughter, Denise Webb said. His love for his country continued following his military retirement after 23 years. For another 24 years as the Post Commander at the VFW Bucky Boyd Post 5401. "He's got the greatest moral character of any man I know and I'm just proud to be his son," David Hager said. To nominate your Hero of Texoma send us an email to News@KAUZ.com. Include your contact information and any photos you have of your nominee. We will get in touch with you for further opportunities.
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