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  • Continuing from the Grand Palace … Once you are out of the Grand Palace, the next Wat or temple that will caught your attention is the Temple of Dawn or Wat Arun on the other side of the Chao Phraya river, this temple is another exemplary of Khymer style architecture. If you have some time in your hand, then do visit the temple, it can be accessed only by ferry if you are on the Bangkok side of the city. […]

    Wat Pho and shopping, eating @Bangkok

    Continuing from the Grand Palace … Once you are out of the Grand Palace, the next Wat or temple that will caught your attention is the Temple of Dawn or Wat Arun on the other side of the Chao Phraya river, this temple is another exemplary of Khymer style architecture. If you have some time in your hand, then do visit the temple, it can be accessed only by ferry if you are on the Bangkok side of the city. […]

  • Bangkok – the city with a glorious past which still holds close to its heart the remnants of a bygone era and at the same time struggling hard with its ultra modern attitude is truly fascinating and will leave you amazed and somewhat stupefied. Coming from an Asian background, Bangkok is no different than any other Asian cities, but as soon as you let yourself wandering in its meandering alleys, you will start feeling the differences. It is bizarre, vibrant […]

    Grand palace and Emerald Buddha @ Bangkok

    Bangkok – the city with a glorious past which still holds close to its heart the remnants of a bygone era and at the same time struggling hard with its ultra modern attitude is truly fascinating and will leave you amazed and somewhat stupefied. Coming from an Asian background, Bangkok is no different than any other Asian cities, but as soon as you let yourself wandering in its meandering alleys, you will start feeling the differences. It is bizarre, vibrant […]

  • Kanchanaburi is a small town in the western part of Thailand where river Kwai Yai and Kwai Noi merges. This town becomes a part of history during world war II when Japanese soldiers decided to make a strategic railway link between Burma and Thailand to shorten the lines of supply by the help of POW. Initially it was estimated that the railway link will take five years to finish but the Japanese army forced the prisoners to complete it in […]

    tiger temple at kanchanaburi

    Kanchanaburi is a small town in the western part of Thailand where river Kwai Yai and Kwai Noi merges. This town becomes a part of history during world war II when Japanese soldiers decided to make a strategic railway link between Burma and Thailand to shorten the lines of supply by the help of POW. Initially it was estimated that the railway link will take five years to finish but the Japanese army forced the prisoners to complete it in […]

  • Ayutthaya – the ancient city was founded in 1351 by ruling king U-Thong on the plains of Chao Phraya river and it became the most economically and politically powerful kingdom in the south-east Asia, fortified on all three sides by river. The name of the city may have been derived from Ayodhya – the city of Hindu king Rama, which probably shows an influence of Hinduism in the region, has excellent trade and economic ties with neighboring kingdoms, and end rule of […]

    ayutthaya – unesco world heritage site

    Ayutthaya – the ancient city was founded in 1351 by ruling king U-Thong on the plains of Chao Phraya river and it became the most economically and politically powerful kingdom in the south-east Asia, fortified on all three sides by river. The name of the city may have been derived from Ayodhya – the city of Hindu king Rama, which probably shows an influence of Hinduism in the region, has excellent trade and economic ties with neighboring kingdoms, and end rule of […]

  • Phuket is Thailand’s largest island almost the size of Singapore and enjoys a tropical climate with dry season spanning from November to April and its boundless beauty lies in its unique topology. The island is mountainous for most of its part with inundated plains at places and is truly gifted with clean cheesy white palm lined sandy beaches on the western shores of Andaman seas and numerous exotic and hidden islands strewn across the Pacific ocean. Azure blue warm tropical […]

    phuket – pearl of the pacific

    Phuket is Thailand’s largest island almost the size of Singapore and enjoys a tropical climate with dry season spanning from November to April and its boundless beauty lies in its unique topology. The island is mountainous for most of its part with inundated plains at places and is truly gifted with clean cheesy white palm lined sandy beaches on the western shores of Andaman seas and numerous exotic and hidden islands strewn across the Pacific ocean. Azure blue warm tropical […]

  • sawadee kha... meaning greetings in Thai and it also mean that we have arrived in Thailand. Hurray ! It was precisely 6 in the morning when we arrived at Bangkok’s international airport – Suvarnabhumi, outside temperature was 35 degree Celsius, hot and humid, city was slowly waking up from its deep slumber. After a smooth emigration, having picked up our luggage we headed straight to domestic departure for our next flight to Phuket. But the Air Asia flight to Phuket […]

    suvarnabhumi airport @ bangkok

    sawadee kha… meaning greetings in Thai and it also mean that we have arrived in Thailand. Hurray ! It was precisely 6 in the morning when we arrived at Bangkok’s international airport – Suvarnabhumi, outside temperature was 35 degree Celsius, hot and humid, city was slowly waking up from its deep slumber. After a smooth emigration, having picked up our luggage we headed straight to domestic departure for our next flight to Phuket. But the Air Asia flight to Phuket […]

  • amazing thailand – a travelogue A long time ago, in a far away land on the western shores of Andaman seas, an ancient kingdom was born known as Sukhothai -”the dawn of happiness “ around 10th century and with it was born the legends of the mysterious white elephants. White elephants or the albinos of the species are extremely rare and so when these white elephants are spotted they become royal significance. Since Sukhothai kingdom was founded on the Theravada […]

    amazing thailand

    amazing thailand – a travelogue A long time ago, in a far away land on the western shores of Andaman seas, an ancient kingdom was born known as Sukhothai -”the dawn of happiness “ around 10th century and with it was born the legends of the mysterious white elephants. White elephants or the albinos of the species are extremely rare and so when these white elephants are spotted they become royal significance. Since Sukhothai kingdom was founded on the Theravada […]

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