I’m On a Boat: Canal Tour

After devouring some pad thai from a street vendor, we hopped in a long-tail boat to cruise the Chao Phraya River. You can find this street market area across from the Grand Palace at the Tha Chang Pier. There's lots of fruit and fresh squeezed juices available along with an amulet market. After our first Thai meal (delicious … Continue reading I’m On a Boat: Canal Tour

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East Meets West: The Grand Palace

After seeing the Emerald Buddha it was time to explore the Grand Palace. The Grand Palace like Wat Phra Kaew has had many additions made by reigning kings over the years blessing the complex with an eclectic mix of styles. Nina, our tour guide, pointed out that the Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat building (pictured below) was made in … Continue reading East Meets West: The Grand Palace