Temples, malls, and scorpions all make an appearance in our photo tour of Bangkok.
Lina craved corn. Lina gets corn.
Wat Phra Kaew
mini Angkor Wat on display
statue of something scary looking
Wat above the Angkor Wat model
monkeys or devils? holding up the stupa
just a small part of walls upon walls of murals
a sleeping giant. now used as a palace?
temple of the emerald Buddha
complete with golden walls
and intricate columns and beams
the emerald buddha dressed in gold
let me just put everyone in my mouth
the "guesthouse" for the grand palace
entering the grounds of the grand palace
At Wat Pho, perspective from feet of a giant reclining Buddha. 46m long, 15m high.
at a large market full of flowers being made… mainly for use on all of the shrines in Bangkok
when I say full of flowers, I mean full of flowers
Thai tacos? Coconut, egg, and other deliciousness.
so we found Santa Claus and 4 of his reindeer. Is this where they hang out in the spring?
view of Wat Arun from the ferry
making of a banana "pancake"
taken along a canal in Bangkok. notice anything out of place?
tip: take pictures of signs to get directions. we only found where to get this after we showed someone a picture
an offering of performance at Erawan Shrine. people worship this shrine of Brahma by hiring performers after they have good fortune
performers on break
the shrine of Brahma
you have to wear special clothes for a Thai massage
Charlie's Bar. Owned by an expat
two hilarious signs within
view from a tut tut. tip: don't take a tut tut tour, especially if you are tall. You can't see much except for the road. This was just a ride home for us.
Another "pancake", this time, much more crepe like
photos of the King and Queen were everywhere
a biker asks directions to help navigate their way around Throne Hall
just sorting a thousand cookies
You can buy alcohol from 11-2 and 5-12. What a funny gap in the middle of the day.
This Japanese guy lost rock-paper-scissors and had to eat the scorpion
For ideas on backpacking Bangkok on a budget, see our Bangkok travel tips.
What is your favorite photo from Bangkok? Let us know in the comments!