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Dam activist hits the road ... all 388km of it

PROTESTERS SEEKING TO PRESERVE MAE WONG FOREST LAND TAKE FIGHT TO BANGKOK ON FOOT

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At the age of 45, environmental activist Sasin Chalermlarp admits that embarking on the most physically gruelling mission of his life is ''not fun at all''. 

STEPPING UP: Sasin Chalermlarp, left, and a fellow Seub Nakhasathien Foundation activist on their gruelling walk from Nakhon Sawan to the capital.

The Seub Nakhasathien Foundation secretary-general began a 388km march from Nakhon Sawan province to Bangkok last week to protest against what he says are rushed and potentially dangerous plans to construct a dam in Mae Wong National Park.

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