Tag Archives: Bangkok

Bangkok and Beyond…

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

Here I am back in Bangkok. I had not planned to come back to the city again because I felt that I had “been there and done that” but my travel writer friend Barbara Weibel of the blog Hole in more »

Shopping in Bangkok Thailand….have versus the have not’s

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

From the photos that I show on Face book and in my blogs I’m betting that you think the only places to shop are flower markets, fruit vendors and stalls selling t-shirts. For the average Thai who makes about 5,000 more »

Photo: Bangkok….Buddhist shrines with example’s of Thailand’s booming economy as the backdrop

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

Photo: Prayer flags at Bangkok’s recently renovated Wat Prayoon

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

Dem Bones, Dem Bones….a Buddhist Ossuary in Bangkok

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

In 1828 a rich coffee plantation owner donated the land for a new temple. King Rama III named the place Wat Prayurawongsaw. However, people today refer to it as Wat Prayoon. One evening the King watched as a melting candle more »

The Lazy Buddha…a visit to Wat Po, Bangkok

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

OK, I may have misspoke……just because he is reclining does not make him lazy. Considering he has been keeping the wheel of life turning for about 2,600 years I suspect he deserves a bit of a rest. And what better more »

Photo: Reclining Buddha at Bangkok’s Wat Po

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

Photo: At Bangkok’s Wat Po the temple roof’s look snow covered.

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

Bangkok….City of Angels…..Not!

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

The Thai’s call Bangkok “Krung Thep Maha Nakhon” or the City of Angels.  Like Los Angeles in the United States I think you would have to look long and hard to find an angel here.  Although, you can find pretty more »

Photo: Bangkok broom peddler amid the highrise buildings and traffic

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Bangkok Broom Peddler