Wat Pho: The Temple of the [Giant] Reclining Buddha

Our last stop on our four hour Tour with Tong was to Wat Pho, home of the Reclining Buddha. After being surprised at the relatively small size of the Emerald Buddha at Wat Phra Kaew I was even more shocked at the sheer size of the gilded Reclining Buddha. At 150 feet long, it's one of … Continue reading Wat Pho: The Temple of the [Giant] Reclining Buddha

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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