Thailand! (泰国) Day 2---Wat Arun, Wat Pho, Wat Saket and Siam Square.


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April 11th 2011
Published: April 11th 2011EDIT THIS ENTRY

The second day was definately a "Wat" day (and just for future reference, "wat" is Thai for "temple"). I believe visiting sacred places are perhaps among the most important when learning about other cultures. After all, our primary categories for understanding the world have their origins in religion. Even the most logical and rational pursuit of science can trace its origins to religion. And, a... Read Full Entry



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Wat Arun.Wat Arun.
Wat Arun.

Very unique architectural styles.
Wat Pho.Wat Pho.
Wat Pho.

Me with visiting Muslims. They were very friendly folks.
Wat Arun.Wat Arun.
Wat Arun.

The stairs. Can you see how steep they get towards the top???
Wat Pho.Wat Pho.
Wat Pho.

Bowls circled around the Wat, where people dropped coins into them, one by one.
Wat Arun.Wat Arun.
Wat Arun.

Authentic Pad Thai for lunch. So good!



25th April 2011

gallery
the Bangkok young artist gallery is a trip!! what does that mean??
25th April 2011

climbing steps
ha that was funny your comment about the steep steps i climbed. uhhh the steps to the Mayan temple was STEEP
25th April 2011

steps
yeah those steps toward the top are very steep. prob steeper than the ones i climbed
1st May 2011

Haha!
I know!! The artist was trying to express how patriachal ideologies were negatively affecting women. Oh you always asking silly questions!!!

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