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Images of Bangkok’s Grand Palace

Photographic impressions from near and far…

The Grand Palace (Thai: พระบรมมหาราชวัง ) is a complex of buildings at the very heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam (later Thailand) since 1782. The Grand Palace grounds take up 2.35 million square feet in the middle of the city and include the palace and a number of temples that include the Emerald Buddha, considered to be the most important image of Buddha in Thailand.

Entering the palace grounds require an admission fee (about $15) and the grounds are closed to the public at times for official events.


Hell Squared In Hungary

We’ve done a great deal of traveling with a fair amount in third world countries and maybe it’s that I’m getting older but the past 24 hours have come near to hellish. We planned this trip to start in the Balkans with the first half ending in Budapest. The plan next had us taking a […]


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