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  • Wat Ban ThongRecently finished, Wat Bang Thong was built with donations from the locals who wanted a beautiful temple in which to worship closer to where they live. With its glittering golden central tower reaching almost 70 metres in height, Wat Bang Posted by TheJohnsons in Thailand The Johnsons | Apr 2, 2022
  • Wat Tha Sai-Phang Nga-ThailandWhat a truly beautiful situation for a Wat, by the beach! A totally wooden Wat made of Thai Teak, intricately carved window shutters, each panel carved with devotion and great skill. Information translated from Thai; Religious place outstanding with Posted by TheJohnsons in Thailand The Johnsons | Mar 29, 2022
  • Wat Phra Hin Wanaram@watprahinwanaram Prachuap Khiri Khan province Imagine me driving along the road to Huahin, when I see in the distance this beautiful white Chedi/Temple. I am on a main highway looking for the entrance to what I know will be a treat of Posted by TheJohnsons in Thailand The Johnsons | Mar 2, 2022
  • Laos VientianeXieng Khouang to Vientiane 17th August We got up early enough to at least get some breakfast- although a couple of large families were hoovering all up in front of them. Then we were collected and driven to Phonsavan airport QV402 Posted by PetersF in Laos | Mar 13, 2021
  • Luang Prabang - Markets and WatsLuang Prabang markets and wats 12th August We woke up at normal time and strolled past the pool to breakfast on the patio= the usual fare of fruit, cooked eggs, Asian food and French breakfast. After breakfast we made sure we Posted by PetersF in Laos | Feb 13, 2021
  • Thailand! Tha Rua Shrine-PhuketThankfully not everything was closed or locked down over December 2020, here in Phuket. I was able to get around and spend some time visiting some of the places I had promised myself to go. Here The Tha Rua Shrine, Posted by TheJohnsons in Thailand The Johnsons | Feb 12, 2021
  • Tiger Cave Temple or Wat Tham SuaOne of the interesting places I visit during my summer break, down in Krabi. The walk up the stairs (1,237 steps) to the big Buddha footprint, was beyond me at the time of day we arrived, as it was beyond Posted by TheJohnsons in Thailand The Johnsons | Aug 30, 2020
  • Siem Reap and Cruising the MekongWe saved the best for last, and made the visit to Angkor Wat this morning and an amazing complex it is. It is a Hindu temple complex and is the largest religious monument in the world, on a site Posted by rpickett in Rusty Pickett, ECC, VTA, LCS, MBA | Feb 23, 2020
  • Wat Chalong or Wat Chaiyathararam - PhuketMy first visit to Wat Chalong as a visitor, also known as Wat Chaiyathararam. Of the many temples found on Phuket island, the Wat Chalong temple is the largest and most revered. The temple complex was built in its current Posted by TheJohnsons in Thailand The Johnsons | Nov 18, 2019
  • Thailand - Tha TonThe mini bus from Pai dropped us off in a town about twenty miles out of Tha Ton so we had to find a local bus the rest of the way. When our local bus finally arrived it didn’t get more Posted by philosipha in A Million Smiles Away | Jun 24, 2019
  • Whats in a Wat So I am sure many people have heard of Wats, be it Thailand (the land of many Wats), or Cambodia, Burma, Laos or any other Buddhist worshipping countries. Actually “Wat” is the word for a Buddhist temple (= a Posted by TheJohnsons in Thailand The Johnsons | Jan 27, 2019
  • Petchaburi,Thailand 19th Century Cave TempleWe are going south of Bangkok to Hua Hin for a few days. I had the chance to visit this extraordinary Temple in 2006 when nearby on my own. About 1 & 1/2 hours south of Bangkok and a little Posted by Nsevers in On the Road Again | Nov 27, 2018
  • The Big Year Out-Mount Phousi- LaosDuring my travels round Laos in 2013 I visited Luang Prabang and visited Mount Phousi and enjoy the stunning views of Laos. I hope you enjoy it too! Posted by TheJohnsons in The Silk Route & SEA 2012 The Johnsons | Jun 19, 2018
  • The Big Year Out-Xieng Khuan Buddha Park Laos I visited this weird and quirky place in 2012 when spending time in Laos near vientiane. It caught my imagination, I hope it does yours! Buddha Park is more curious than spectacular – which makes for a curious spectacle. A Posted by TheJohnsons in The Silk Route & SEA 2012 The Johnsons | Jun 19, 2018
  • "City of Life"We are currently at rest on the private roof-top patio at our [[https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/8090723|apartment]]. Earlier we learned that navigating in Bangkok is not for the faint of heart! Luckily our host, Surat, has helped us find our way around, and Posted by carpentrek in Carpenters Without Borders | Dec 9, 2015
  • [Thailand] The ruins in Ayutthaya== Ayutthaya was a former capital of Ayutthaa kingdom. This city was founded in 1350 by King U Thong and was destroyed by the Burmese. Since there are lots of heritage here, the ruins wa Posted by simony in 遊。行。Blog of Simony。 | Dec 11, 2014
  • 阿瑜陀耶(Ayutthaya)一日遊阿瑜陀耶是由拉瑪鐵波底(烏通王)於1350年所建的國都。1767年,該城被緬甸攻佔後焚毀,而廢墟則順理成章現為世界文化遺產。 參觀完[[http://simony.travellerspoint.com/127/|阿瑜陀耶 (Ayutthaya) 哥德式佛教教堂]]後,先到7-11 補給一下。一步出坐駕,立即感受到....熊熊烈日大家晒~ [img=https://photos.tr Posted by simony in 遊。行。Blog of Simony。 | Dec 6, 2014
  • 阿瑜陀耶 (Ayutthaya) 哥德式佛教教堂== 阿瑜陀耶: 尼瓦塔馬拉瓦寺 Wat Niwet Thammaprawat 是在夏行宮旁邊的一個小島上。 [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/490688/large_2764D954D Posted by simony in 遊。行。Blog of Simony。 | Dec 5, 2014
  • BangkokWow - Bangkok is pretty overwhelming! It is a sprawling and furious mix of people, street food, zany concepts of traffic control all simmered in stifling heat and humidity. In other words, a pretty awesome place. [img=https://photos.travellerspo Posted by tdeits in Tom's Travels | Nov 19, 2014
  • Angkor temples This was my second visit to the Angkor temples in Cambodia, the fir Posted by bloorsontour in Bloors on Tour | Jun 27, 2014
  • Day 2 - Angkor WatAfter falling into bed exhausted last night at about 8pm, we were up bright (dark) and early at 4am this morning, and decided to go for a walk around the Siem Reap township. There are no street lights in the Posted by MealsEeles in Asian Adventure | Dec 17, 2013
  • Angkor Wat After a 12-hour journey crossing the border from Thailand into Cambodia, I finally arrived at Siem Riep, the town where the Temples of Angkor Wat are located. I arranged for a tuk tuk Posted by kendallwallace in Wanderlust Wallace | Jan 14, 2013
  • If It’s Tuesday - It Must Be CambodiaWe’re on a bit of a package tour at present: Hong Kong on Sunday; Bangkok on Monday and now we’re in the ancient Khmer Kingdom of Cambodia to visit the historic temple of Angkor Wat. Here’s a glimpse of the Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Dec 6, 2012
  • The Ho Chi Minh trailThe Laos leg of our tour started in Hanoi. To get to Laos we had 2 very long bus journeys ahead of us. The first one was leaving the next morning down to Vinh - still in Vietnam. But first Posted by louslabbert in Around South East Asia in 104 days | Nov 26, 2012
  • Cambodia 13th September 2012- Goodbye Bangkok....... A very long day for us as our overland journey began. The bus picked us up at 7am , Cambodia bound . We spent our first night in Siem Reap, where we arrived at 16:15.. Luckily Posted by louslabbert in Around South East Asia in 104 days | Oct 3, 2012
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