I took a 4-day trip to Bangkok while I was visiting my parents in Hong Kong in April. Wow, it was so different being in Bangkok,
an international city with a mix of modern and obsolete cultures. The week I was in Bangkok was their new year,
water-splashing festival. Families of children were on the streets, on pickup trucks, on tuk-tuk's splashing water to everyone. It was
I did the classic tourist routine to visit the temples in Bangkok, took the boat tour through the canals, and of course, watched a drag queen
show, and ate a lot of spicy food. Yeah!
The "151" means 151 seconds before the traffic light turns green.
This was the traffic at 11pm.
Forgot what it is called .....
Tallest Suspension bridge tower in Thailand.
I was taking a boat tour on the canal.
People do live on the river.
Man, this was a barebone diesel engine. Look at the radiator fan in the front, very impressive, isn't it ?
We were sort of racing with this boat.
Nice houses will have their own docks.
Visiting Wat Pho Temple in Penang.
Inside Wat Pho Temple.
Some of the traditional Thai massage documents.
Reclining Buddha in Wat Pho Temple.
It is a lot of gold here ..90 feet long covered by gold.
Look at the craftsmanship here.
Oooops, we're in trouble now.
Don't you wanna be one of them on the pickup?
100 foot tall Buddha at Wat Indrawiharn Temple.
Wat Indrawiharn Temple.
Me in front of the Parliment Building.
These bracelets are made from coconut shells.
You wanna share a taxi with them ?
Have a Singha beer with me please.
This is one of the most impressive crafts that I've seen so far!
She carved out from blocks of soap.
You wonder what do they make use of the shavings and leftover .....
Went to a drag queen show.
Hmm.. here they are .....
She (he) is beautiful?
I snapped this shot at the end of the show. Look at her(his) wide shoulders
Went to the night market at 10pm after the show.
This is funny, since we have about 120 seconds before our traffic light green. Our driver decided to run to the hawkers to get some snacks at the junction.