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TAT to publish travel guides in Braille

This year, the Tourism Authority of Thailand is putting an emphasis on travel for the visually impaired

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Naruemit Jitrat, a first-year student at the Social Administration Faculty, Thammasat University, runs his fingers from left to right to read sentences in Braille, the language he has studied since kindergarten. He smiles while reading page after page of Thailand's first travel book for the blind. 

A page of the Braille travel guide.

"It is good to know that there is such a book," he said, adding that reading a Braille book was easier and quicker than finding tourism information on the internet and letting a computer application read the information out to him.

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