Angel Mountain: Inside the Alpine royal court of Queen Suthida

For years, Thailand's queen has been trapped in a gilded cage in Europe, living in a luxury hotel in the Swiss resort of Engelberg. Insiders have given me an insight into what her life is like.

Nestled beside a small lake at the top of an Alpine valley a thousand metres above sea level, surrounded by towering mountains, the little Swiss town of Engelberg is a breathtakingly beautiful place. In the winter, the town is carpeted with snow, with vicious blizzards regularly whipping through the valley. During the summer months, farmers lead their c…

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