Wat Arun Ratchawaram Ratchaworamawihan

Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan (Thai: วัดอรุณราชวราราม ราชวรมหาวิหาร) or Wat Arun (Thai pronunciation: [wát ʔarun], “Temple of Dawn”) is a Buddhist temple (wat) in Bangkok Yai district of Bangkok, Thailand, on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River.

 

This is the last Weekly Photo Challenge hosted by WordPress, so I figured that I’d post a large photo gallery as my final post. Thanks to the team at WordPress for hosting this challenge for many years. Respect.

Enjoy the photo gallery:

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Reclining Buddha Temple | Wat Pho | HDR

If you take the river boat up Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, you’ll find the Reclining Buddha Temple (Wat Pho / Wat Chetuphon).

At the Reclining Buddha Temple (Wat Pho).

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Two Night Photos From Bangkok

The title of this post kind of describes it really…

There’s not much more to say, so here’s a playlist with my songs & cover songs. From acoustic singer/songwriter stuff, via children’s songs to punk. Give it a listen, or at least the first clip with the new material – it’s only one minute of your life that you’ll never get back.

New Material:

Playlist:

Mango Sticky Rice

Near the Wat Pho temple in Bangkok you can get some really good sticky rice. It’s a small, confined space – a tiny place where the only thing they serve is mango sticky rice.

Preparing mango sticky rice, Bangkok, Thailand.

It might look dangerous the way she’s chopping away at the mango, but the chef is in full control.

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Bangkok Security

As you probably already know, I was in Bangkok not long ago. Let me tell you that they beefed up the security when I visited Bangkok. They even put handcuffs in my hotel room, just in case…

Outside the royal palace.

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