Tag Archives: Thailand

Burma-Siam Railway – Outcome of a harrowing story

It was a fabled railway that was the issue of desperation and fanaticism, made as much of myth and unreality as it was to be of wood and iron and the thousands upon thousands of lives that were to be laid down over the next year to build it. But what reality was ever made […]

In Bangkok – Among the glittering temples

Fabulous food. Exotic nightlife. Bustling streets. Stunning beaches. There is more to Thailand than that. And it’s the sparkling temples. 🙂 Each year Thailand attracts devout Buddhists, specially from Asia, who would arrive by dozens to revere Bangkok’s religious monuments. Here’s two of the most famous landmark temples, in more pictures than text. The Grand Palace, as […]