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1992 - Thailand

The adventure starts again.

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Well, on my way again back to the UK with a couple of weeks in Thailand on the way there. This was my first trip here.

1 February to 4 February - I had a few days in Bangkok to start with. These days were spent wandering around the usual touristy places, including the Grand Palace, Wat Po, Wat Arun and a khlong (canal) tour around the Thonburi side of the Chao Praya river.

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A longtail at speed on the Chao Praya river.

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Hawkers on the khlongs.

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The locals.

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A typical house on the khlongs.

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The Grand Palace.

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Phra Sri Ratana Chedi, Grand Palace.

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The main entrance to the Grand Palace.

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One of the gate guardians.

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An ornamental garden at the Grand Palace.

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Offerings at the Grand Palace.

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Cakri Mahaprasad Hall, Grand Palace.

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Dusit Hall, Grand Palace.

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Wat Suthat.

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Wat Po.

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Wat Arun.

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Wat Arun.

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Looking north along the Chao Praya river.

4 February to 12 February - From Bangkok I went out to Ko Chang. This is a large island on the eastern side of the Gulf of Thailand. This is about a 5 hour bus ride plus a 1 hour boat ride. I stayed in the Kai Bae Bungalows at Hat Kai Bae. Very basic, very peaceful, decent restaurant.

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The view from my bungalow at Hat Kae Bae.

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Andrew at the waterfalls.

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Sunset at Hat Kaebae.

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Hat Kaebase, looking north.

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The Kaebae bungalows.

12 February to 14 February - Back through Bangkok to Ayutthaya for a final few days before heading to London. There are lots of great temples to wander around.

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Wat Phra Maha Tat.

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Foreground: Wat Phra Maha Tat. Background: Wat Ratburana.

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Wat Phra Si Sanphet.

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Wat Phra Si Sanphet.

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Wat Phra Ram.

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Wat Phra Choeng.

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Wat Yai Chai Mongkon.

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Wat Yai Chai Mongkon.

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Wat Yai Chai Mongkon.
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Posted by nzhamsta 12:00 Archived in Thailand

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