Thailand – Bangkok; Ride down River Chao Phraya (2)

Hi! Still enjoying the ferry bus ride on Chao Phraya. Well… there’s more! So let get moving. =)

Still riding on the ferry bus along Chao Phraya river. Sight of old and new building along side the banks of the river.

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A shot from the side of the ferry.

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Ferry buses docking to on the Ratchawong Express boat piers on the banks.

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Crossing under Memorial Bridge. The bridge was opened on 6 April 1932, by King Prajadhipok in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Chakri Dynasty and the foundation of Bangkok just shortly before the Siamese Coup d’├ętat on 24 June 1932.

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The temple; Wat Prayun Wongsawat Worawihan at the far background.

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Another temple close to the river banks; Wat Kalayanamitr

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If you love the temples and their architecture, then you should take a ride here and take stops along the way to enjoy the beauty.

Anyway, stay tune for more on this.

Taiwan – Kaohsiung, the Giant Yellow Rubber Duck

Hi there!!! Sorry for a long gap in my posting. I am still in Taiwan for my business trip till this week.

Last week, I got the opportunity to go to Kaohsiung for business trip and also to the Giant Yellow Rubber Duck sits at the Glory Pier in the port of Kaohsiung.

We took the THSR (Taiwan High Speed Rail) from Hsinchu to Kaohsiung which took us about 90mins ride.

Hsinchu High Speed Rail station

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My ticket to Kaohsiung that cost me NTD1,200

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Here comes the train…

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After work, we went took a cab to the Glory Pier. You cant missed it as along the way, you can see small stall peddler selling the miniature yellow duck.

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From far… you can see the GIant Yellow Rubber Duck.

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a closer shot……

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Huge right?

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Time to go back….. took the KMRT (Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Train) back to Zouying to catch our high speed train back to Hsinchu.

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This was the average speed. The max so far I saw was about 280km/h.

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Stay tune as I will have more coming up on my trip to Taiwan.

P.S You can catch on the night market at the Glory Pier, Kaohsiong in my posting here; Taiwan – Kaohsiung, the Giant Yellow Rubber Duck