By Xenia O. Viragh

Photo Essay: Bangkok, Thailand

Choomchon Pattaya slum is just one of Bangkok’s many slums. However, this particular community shares a wall with some of the most exclusive and opulent night clubs in Bangkok and has become a hub for drug deals and crime. Overflowing with trash, sewage, and the remnants of bulldozed shacks, the slum is a side of Thailand that most tourists are unaware of—and a side of Thailand that the government is attempting to wipe out with little care to the communities that reside within them.
By Xenia O. Viragh







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