Some more photos from my visit to Bangkok
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Not quite Venice, but same idea
Leaving money for Buddha
Buddha's feet (mother of pearl inlay)
Putting coins in the cans
Back of Buddha's head
Close up of inlay
Chinese-made guards at the temple. These were used as ballast in the boats on return south from China.
Ceramic tile roof
Teaching the art of massage was done here
A distribution transformer. Hey, I was working!
Tuk-tuks. Get their name from the sound made by the 2-cycle engines as they decelerate.
Our ride in a tuk-tuk
Entering the Grand Palace, built about the time of the American Revolution
View along the Temple housing the Emerald Buddha
A gold-colored shrine
Temple housing the Emerald Buddha (actually Jade)
Model of Angkor Wat (Temple)
Guarding the door
Siriroj checking his camera (we had to take off our shoes to enter the temple)
Incredible murals everywhere
Another one. these were the good guys
They would pose for photos
sign says it all
Elephants guarding the palace
I don't think I could stand there that long.
another ornamental shrine near the Palace
I like thie photo
Looking back at the Grand Palace
River boat. We wanted a ride, but couldn't get to where we wanted do to gates being close because of the floods
engine is turbo charged. Where's the muffler?
Getting a foot massage after all that walking. Gotta teach Peg to do this!
The massuese (sp?)
All band directors have that same look ...
View across the river from where we had dinner.