WAT PHO in Bangkok

The journey was amazing, the inspiration drawn from the experience immense.

Wat Pho, the Buddhist Temple complex is just south of the Grand Palace and is famous for the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. It was rebuilt by King Rama 1, then expanded and renovated by Rama III.

It is home to the largest collection of Buddha images in Thailand.

BANGKOK ART

Displays of Bangkok Art and Culture Center (2013)

Lumphini Park and Crowne Plaza Pool

One of my favourite parks in Bangkok was Lumphini Park, it is a massive park that covers  142 acres, with so many parts to explore.

It is pretty, it is very relaxing and you just never know what animals you may bump into… some were a bit scary!

The park was created in the 1920s by King Rama VI on Royal property, during World War II it served as a base for the Japanese.

It is named after Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha in Nepal.

Use of the swimming pool requires a medical certificate for foreigners (so you can always try the pool at the Crowne Plaza and get the above view!)

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Bangkok’s Slums

Bangkok is an amazing city, it has so many sides and experiences.

During my visit to Bangkok, I explored the Slum area and it was very surprising and interesting to see the contrasts.