Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)- Bangkok April 18th 2012 The sun was smiling at us when we arrived at Tha Tien; pier #8. Instead of taking a left out of the pier market, we took a right and ended up at Wat Pho, the temple of the reclining Buddha. We weren’t quite sure what temple we were in when we got there, but we knew it was good.
At first, it seemed like just a small building from the entrance. You have walk through little prayer building (or a ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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