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First glimpse of the Reclining Buddha, impressive!

October 13th 2014
October 13, 2014 Another year, time for a new adventure...this time it was to be Myanmar, with a few days of acclimation in Bangkok...more on Myanmar (Burma) later... For now it was Bangkok; arrived later than expected due to flight delays so missed a good chunk of the first day, but after a good nap and some orientation over a pint we discovered that the location of the hotel we were a ... read more
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Thai Flag 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
7th November 2014

Fantastic photo!
Our visit to Wat Pho was on a VERY hot Saturday with massive crowds - I'd love to see it again on a less busy day.
8th November 2014

Discovered if you take enough photos the odd one turns was VERY hot the day we were there as well, just lucked out I guess with the crowds...even the Palace while busy wasn't too bad, October seems to be a good time to visit this part of the world...

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