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Lotus Flower.

As a lotus flower is born in water, grows in water and rises out of water to stand above it unsoiled, so I, born in the world, raised in the world having overcome the world, live unsoiled by the world Continue reading

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Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai

For Thais, visiting a distant province invariably means visiting some of the more famous or sacred wats of the district to make merit so I was taken along on a grand tour of some of Northern Thailand’s temples….again. Continue reading

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Playing tourist at the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew

Last week we had another long, long weekend because of the Queens birthday/Mothers Day holiday so with lots of people leaving town, and it being low tourist season, I thought it might be a good time to revisit one of … Continue reading

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Buddhas, Wat Mongkorn, Chinatown

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Monochrome Buddhas

I went to Wat Pho yesterday to do some photography. It’s one of Bangkok’s major tourist attractions because of it’s famous reclining Buddha image, around 50 metres long ! I’ve been there several times before, but this time I wanted … Continue reading

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A walk through Chinatown, Bangkok

The western New Year is barely over, and there is another less than three weeks away … Chinese New Year. Chinatown here in Bangkok is already being dressed up, the alleys and footpaths are even more choked than usual with … Continue reading

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