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The Long Walk to the Marbleous Marble Temple

April 16th 2014
My Finnish friend and I met up with a plan for the day: visit a wat, eat, lounge by the pool, eat again. For a holiday, this is as good as it gets. We took the ferry to pier 15. From there it's nearly a straight shot down Phitsanulok Road with a turn and then you've arrived at Wat Benchamabopit Dusit Ratchaworawihan, otherwise known as the Marble Temple. But, of course, something so simple wouldn ... read more
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