Lights of Activity

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-ctM4TB2/A The night lights of Bangkok really show the bustle of the capital of Thailand. The bright neon signs on the tall buildings, the train passing overhead and cars whizzing past in all directions, all of there lights are fighting for your attention. The reflection into the pond quietens buzz and the faint ripples across [...]

By | September 6th, 2015|Bangkok, Thailand|0 Comments

The Steps of Wat Arun

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-X3JnhBL/A Wat Arun in Bangkok is one of the most ornate temples I've seen, there is colorful porcelain encrusted all over it. You can climb the temple by ascending the very steep steps, there is even a rope to help you up them. As you can see there are 3 tourists helping each other up!

By | December 3rd, 2014|architecture, Bangkok, Thailand|0 Comments

A Row of Buddhas

A Row of Buddhas   https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-QH38vnx/A Wat Pho in Bangkok has lots of Buddha statues scattered around the temples. Each one is wearing a saffron robe, the reason for this color is because it was one of the few available dye colors at the time and the tradition has remained since.

By | November 7th, 2014|Bangkok, Thailand|0 Comments

Endless Traffic

Endless Traffic   https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-stCbZw7/A The traffic in Bangkok seems to go on forever.

By | October 27th, 2014|architecture, Bangkok, night, Thailand|0 Comments

Feline Temple

Feline Temple   https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-srqqfq5/A This little guy was at Wat Intharawihan in Bangkok, it seems there was a small cat sancturary or something as there were cats roaming around everywhere and even some little kittens. He didn't seem too happy to see me though, or maybe it was the loud chanting bellowing over the speakers [...]

By | October 26th, 2014|Animals, Bangkok, Thailand|0 Comments

Tuk-Tuk

Tuk-Tuk   https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-rbS8wwg/A Tuk-Tuks are everywhere in Bangkok, they are 3 wheeled motorized vehicles and are pretty good for shorter journeys as they can weave in and out of the traffic. Although if you are visiting some tourist attractions they will try to take you to some souvenir shops. They get fuel coupons for their [...]

By | October 25th, 2014|Bangkok, Thailand, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tuk-Tuk

Steps to the Golden Buddha

Steps to the Golden Buddha   https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-97FRnJK/A These monks were heading up the steps of Wat Traimit in Bangkok, which holds the worlds largest solid gold statue. The statue of Budha weighs 5.5 tonnes and is 18 karat gold. Look out for some pictures of the statue soon.

By | October 23rd, 2014|architecture, Bangkok, city, Thailand|0 Comments