Thailand Diaries: The Grand Palace

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The Grand Palace

Picking up where I left off, on the 7th we headed out to the Grand Palace to see the Emerald Buddha. Continue reading “Thailand Diaries: The Grand Palace”

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Thailand Diaries: Bangkok and the King’s Birthday

The King’s birthday is on 5th December each year, and it is a massive deal in Thailand. As far as we could tell, everybody loves the King – one tuk tuk driver told us he would die for his King (a tuk tuk is a three wheel passenger carrying moped – the best way to travel in Bangkok). We started our King’s birthday with some Thai massages (a must – slightly painful, but totally worth it in the end), before heading out to explore.

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A tuk tuk Continue reading “Thailand Diaries: Bangkok and the King’s Birthday”