B&C's South China Sea 5 Diamond Venture travel blog

Prepping for a busy market day

Yummy street food

Local police station

Entrepreneurs big and small

Goods come in by handcart, tuktuk, scooter and motorbike

The flower market

More flowers

As we organize ourselves for our tuktuk ride to the temple

Our tuktuk convoy

A guess he keeps the mice away?

Monuments to deceased family

Don't think WorkSafe would approve

Golden Buffdha

One of the many minor temples

Raw gems at the Jewelery Factory

Reclining Buddha head

Full view of reclining Buddha

Reclining Buddha feet with perspective

World's largest flip flops

200 baht pennies in 200 bowls

Bowls of penny offerings

Reclining Buddha head rear view

View of the many structures on temple grounds

Many gifts from China

One of many crews that keep the many temple grounds tidy


Another day of touring where we rose early and headed to Chinatown to take in the food stalls, street food and flower market. Since we were there so early, we could easily move about and chat with the folks, and take lots of pictures.

We then ventured on tuktuk to the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, which is enormous. Thailand has over 1300 temples, of which Bangkok has over 400, each with its own Buddha but this one is biggest in the country.



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