August 23, 2017

Rooted Buddha

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This giant head from an ancient Buddha statue has remained upright while the roots of a banyan tree have grown up around it. Itís one of the many unique photo opportunities at your disposal during a visit to the ancient city of Ayutthaya, Thailand.

Thrifty Travelers Trek to Thailand for Touring, Retirement

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Even with all of its break-through success in recent decades, Thailand remains one of the best travel bargains in the tourism industry. Suitable for indie backpackers and luxury travelers alike, the Kingdom of Thailand boasts beaches, ancient architecture, affordable spa services, lush scenery and a low cost of living. What are some of the other [...]

Photo Feature: Elaborate Thai Structure

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This image demonstrates another popular travel photography subject, traditional architecture. When vacationing to Thailand, two of the best places to image architecture are Bangkok and Ayutthaya. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Photo from the Road: Thai Roof Through the Trees

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This elaborately-ornate roof in Bangkok, Thailand was photographed from the platform of a temple across the river. It is typical of traditional Thai architecture.

Winning Ways to Experience Bangkok, Thailand

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If youíre a frequent world traveler, youíll end up in Bangkok at some point or another. Itís a major regional hub in Asia, and a relatively affordable city.

Top Tips for Touring Ayutthaya, Thailand

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Easily accessible from modern-day Bangkok, the former Siam capital of Ayutthaya, Thailand has a number of cultural locations to tour, including an historical archaeological park which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Photo from the Road: Three Stone Elephants

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This image is proof positive that you just canít tell where your next photo opportunity will come from.

Photo from the Road: Dragon on a Pole

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Taken in Thailand, this dragon is one Iíve seen in numerous other travel photos. Still, I couldnít resist. He deserves to be photographed, donít you think?

Photo from the Road: Mosaic Warrior of Bangkok

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This statue of a warrior guarding a temple is made of a mosaic of broken porcelain dishes. We toured the complex on a day excursion during a brief stint in Bangkok.

Photo from the Road: Buddha in the Banyan Tree

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This giant stone head from an ancient Buddha statue has been framed where it fell by the roots of a giant banyan tree.

Photo from the Road: Side View of a Golden Buddha

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); To be honest, Buddha statues arenít exactly hard to come by when touring Southeast Asia. For some reason, however, this one caught my eye.

Photo from the Road: Monastery Bell in Thailand

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As bustling as Bangkok is, there are still places you can go to get zen. Such is this little spot at a monastery we visited there.†