Thailand; Bangkok – King Rama II Memorial Park @ Amphawa (3)

Hi!! Still with me? Great! Let keep on walking. As promised in my earlier posting, you will see more on the architectural of traditional building during King Rama II period.

Walking in the park…. I could help taking this photo. Look at those bananas hanging its’ stem. That’s a whole lot!!

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There are lots of buildings built in the traditional Thai architectural style which you can enter and admirer in the interior and exterior…..

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.. here’s another one.

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and here”s another.

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The pond where housed the statue of the legendary crocodile hunter from the King’s poem “Krai Thong”.

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The park also housed  the ship used by a later King

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Now.. let head to the other attraction in Amphawa. What’s that you may ask? It’s the floating market in Amphawa. Let’s go!!!

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The sign is clear…. Chinese New Year is near (part 4)

This is a follow up from my previous blog; The sign is clear…. Chinese New Year is near (part 3)

Went to a shopping center this morning after having breakfast . You can see lots of red lanterns and decorations for sale. Some of them are traditional decorations while some are more modern ones. So which or what should I get? hmmmmm….

Lanterns?

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….or Chinese Prosperity Money God?

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or…. nice little cute stuff snakes for the Year of the Snake?

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Well… Chinese New Year is one of the big celebration here (and in Asia) and … it will be interesting the things that will happen as the festival approaches.