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A short trip to Bangkok... XI

2012.01.09
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The outer compound of the Grand Palace and the Royal Temple (Wat Phra Kaew).
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A big guardian of the temple. These guardians are placed in pairs, normally at main entrances as a protector against evil and demons.
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A magnificent golden stupa.
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Long corridors in the temple.
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Wall paintings depicting the ancient story of Ramayana across a vast surface of the walls in the temple. Those gold parts were pasted with gold leaves.
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A replica of the Angkor Wat of Cambodia. Cambodia was once part of Siam in the ancient days and the king ordered this replica to be built so that the people of Siam can see the grandeur of Angkor Wat.
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The colorful roof architecture of the temple.
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A beautiful full bloom lily by the temple courtyard.
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A short trip to Bangkok ... part 1
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 2
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 3
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 4
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 5
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 6
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 7
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 8
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 9
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 10
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 12
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 13
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 14
A short trip to Bangkok ... part 15
Goodbye Bangkok...

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6 Comments
darfoster For a short trip you have certainly packed in a lot of beautiful photos!!!
darfoster · 2012-01-09: 10:20
photodeclair a beautiful trip thank you !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
photodeclair · 2012-01-09: 17:51
DancingDolphin Spectacularly beautiful place, thanks for taking us along!
DancingDolphin · 2012-01-09: 22:03
mallusatish Very Beautiful post~!~
mallusatish · 2012-01-09: 22:12
NellyBly Gorgeous architecture! Very well done..love #3..
NellyBly · 2012-01-09: 23:05
JustmeG wow!! each shot is absolutely stunning! thank you for taking us on a very beautiful journey with you!
JustmeG · 2012-01-10: 11:53
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