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THAILAND


Location - South East Asia; Capital - Bangkok; Population - 63 million; Currency - Baht MORE THAILAND

I returned to Thailand via the Friendship Bridge near Vientiane, in November 1999.

 

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thai27Buddhist stupas and shrines for sale, Udon Thani

 

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thai28The beach at Pattaya, south east of Bangkok on the Gulf of Thailand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thai29Temple of the Reclining Buddha, or Wat Pho, Bangkok

 

 

thai30The reclining Buddha at Wat Pho, Bangkok

 

 

 

thai32The 18th century Grand Palace, Bangkok

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thai33The Grand Palace, Bangkok

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thai34The Grand Palace, Bangkok

 

 

thai35The floating market at Damnoen Saduak

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thai38Hat seller, Damnoen Saduak floating market

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thai37Damnoen Saduak floating market

 

 

thai38bTaken from a bridge over the river at Damnoen Saduak

 

 

thai38cAway from the activity of the market, this is a local house at Damnoen Saduak

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thai39Wat Ratburana, Ayuthaya

 

 

thai40Ayuthaya was another former Thai capital (14th - 18th century). This is Wat Phra Si Sanphet

 

 

thai42Death Railway bridge, Kanchanaburi, made famous by the film Bridge on the River Kwai.
Asian labourers and POW's built the bridge during World War II.
The arches are all that remains of the original bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thai43Moving house? On the river Khwae, Kanchanaburi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thai49River Khwae at sunset, Kanchanaburi

 

 

thai44Allied World War II cemetery, Kanchanaburi

 

 

thai45One of a series of waterfalls at Erawan Falls, a bus ride from Kanchanaburi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thai46A slippery climb brings you to the bigger drops at Erawan Falls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thai48Catherine, Yvette and Richard at Erawan Falls

 

 

thai50Chaweng beach, on Ko Samui

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Website and content Copyright © 2008-2011 Mark Wilkinson. All rights reserved.

 

LINKS

www.tourismthailand.org - Thailand tourist board

http://tourismthailand.co.uk

www.tourismthailand.se

www.sawasdee.com

www.discoverythailand.com

www.thailandtourismdirectory.com

 

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