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Chao Praya River Boats and Ferries...
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Chao Praya River Boats and Ferries... πŸ’« Five public boat lines, all operated by the Chao Phraya Express Boat company, ply the same 21km route: 'local line', 'orange', 'yellow', 'blue' and 'green-yellow'... πŸ’« Operating between 06:00 and 19:30 daily, each is identifiable by the coloured flag hanging off its rear... πŸ’« The rush-hour only 'local line' stops at all 34 piers, while the other four are express lines stopping at only selected piers... πŸ’« Only the Orange Flag Line, with its flat fee of 15 baht, runs all day and on weekends – for most journeys this fits the bill. The others stop at around 09:00 and begin again at around 16:00... πŸ’« Cross-river ferries operate at most major piers and will drop you to the other bank for 3.5 Baht ... πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#living_destinations#keepexploring#ilovetravel#chaoprayariver#boats#bangkok
22.05.2019 20:41:41
Like all urban rivers, the history of the Chao Phraya is intertwined with the ci
Like all urban rivers, the history of the Chao Phraya is intertwined with the city it flows through... πŸ’« The original site was chosen by early settlers because of its fertility and abundant fish. Later King Taksin, after the fall of Ayutthaya to the Burmese, located his new capital here, on the western banks today known as Thonburi... πŸ’« In 1782 King Rama I, finding the eastern banks more favourable, founded modern Bangkok and celebrated the occasion by building some of the world's most beguiling temples... πŸ’« Later still the canals it feeds became famous, earning Bangkok its 'Venice of the East' epithet... πŸ’« And, meanwhile, eminent Western authors like Maugham, Conrad and Coward were singling out the Chao Phraya as one of their favourite spots in the Far East... πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#living_destinations#keepexploring#ilovetravel#bangkok#chaoprayariver#river
22.05.2019 19:15:29
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Chao Phraya River in Bangkok...
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The River of Kings’ Truly, the River of Kings
Chao Phraya River in Bangkok... πŸ’« The River of Kings’ Truly, the River of Kings - as King Rama I named it - is the lifeblood of Bangkok. And not just because of this rich history... πŸ’« Around 50,000 people still use its ferries to get to each day. Slow barges bearing cargo coast upstream... πŸ’« Kids still frolic in the russet-brown water. Wooden shacks, mottled by the elements, still lurch over the water... πŸ’« Soaring hotels and condominiums hem in solemn temples, churches and civic buildings that look 19th century European, while yards away the odd wooden sampan sells noodle soup or dried squid to hungry river workers... πŸ’« It is this juxtaposition of calm and chaotic, modern and traditional, religious and secular, ugly and sublime, foreign and indigenous that makes the Chao Phraya so evocative... πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#bangkok#chaoprayariver#sailing#river
22.05.2019 18:43:58
Important Notes about the Grand Palace:..
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Important Notes about the Grand Palace:.. πŸ’« A strict dress code applies. The Grand Palace with The Temple of the Emerald Buddha is Thailand's most sacred site... πŸ’« Visitors must be properly dressed before being allowed entry to the temple... πŸ’« Men must wear long pants and shirts with sleeves. If you're wearing sandals or flip-flops you must wear socks (in other words, no bare feet.)... πŸ’« Women must be similarly modestly dressed... πŸ’« Opening Hours: Daily 08:30 - 15:30 Location: Na Phra Lan Road, Old City (Rattanakosin) Price Range: Tickets sold from 8:30 - 15:30 and the cost is 500 baht!.. πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#living_destinations#keepexploring#ilovetravel#bangkok#grandpalace#grandpalacebangkok
21.05.2019 19:36:52
The Royal Grand Palace complex, like the rest of Ratanakosin Island, is laid ver
The Royal Grand Palace complex, like the rest of Ratanakosin Island, is laid very similar to the palaces of Ayutthaya, the glorious former capital of Siam which was raided by the Burmese... πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#living_destinations#keepexploring#ilovetravel#bangkok#grandpalace#royalgrandpalace
21.05.2019 17:52:06
If there is one must-see sight that no visit to Bangkok would be complete withou
If there is one must-see sight that no visit to Bangkok would be complete without, it's the dazzling, spectacular Grand Palace, undoubtedly the city's most famous landmark... πŸ’« Built in 1782 - and for 150 years the home of the Thai King, the Royal court and the administrative seat of government - the Grand Palace of Bangkok is a grand old dame indeed, that continues to have visitors in awe with its beautiful architecture and intricate detail, all of which is a proud salute to the creativity and craftsmanship of Thai people... πŸ’« Within its walls were also the Thai war ministry, state departments, and even the mint. Today, the complex remains the spiritual heart of the Thai Kingdom... πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#living_destinations#keepexploring#ilovetravel#bangkok#royalgrandpalace#grandpalace#grandpalacebangkok
20.05.2019 19:54:39
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Besides reclining Buddha, the site include four chapels that contain 394 gilded
Besides reclining Buddha, the site include four chapels that contain 394 gilded Buddha images, long lines of golden statues from different parts of Thailand sitting in the lotus position... πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#living_destinations#keepexploring#ilovetravel#bangkong#thailand#recliningbuddha
20.05.2019 04:21:59
The highlight for most people visiting Wat Pho is the Reclining Buddha...
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The highlight for most people visiting Wat Pho is the Reclining Buddha... πŸ’« The figures here are impressive: 15 metres tall, 46 metres long, so large it feels like it has been squeezed into the building... πŸ’« The Buddha's feet are 5 metres long and exquisitely decorated in mother-of-pearl illustrations of auspicious 'laksanas' (characteristics) of the Buddha... πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#living_destinations#keepexploring#ilovetravel#bangkok#temples#watpho
19.05.2019 15:58:34
Wat Pho β€˜Temple of the Reclining Buddha’ – Bangkok’s oldest and largest temple c
Wat Pho β€˜Temple of the Reclining Buddha’ – Bangkok’s oldest and largest temple complex... πŸ’« Wat Pho serves as home to the massive 46-meter long reclining Buddha image, the size of which must be experienced in person as it is simply breathtaking... πŸ’« The amazing feeling of taking in the sight of the enormous golden figure of the β€˜enlightened one’ cannot be explained with words, and even more rarely captured in photos due to its massive size... πŸ’« You have to visit this amazing site to see it for yourself... πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#bangkok#temples#watpho#reclining#buddha#recliningbuddha
18.05.2019 17:29:54
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Temple of Dawn ; Wat Arun, locally known as Wat Chaeng, is situated on the west
Temple of Dawn ; Wat Arun, locally known as Wat Chaeng, is situated on the west (Thonburi) bank of the Chao Phraya River... πŸ’« It is easily one of the most stunning temples in Bangkok, not only because of its riverside location, but also because the design is very different to the other temples you can visit in Bangkok... πŸ’« Wat Arun (or temple of the dawn) is partly made up of colourfully decorated spires and stands majestically over the water... πŸ’« It was definitely my favorite !!! πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#bangkok#temples#watarun#templeofdawn#amazing
16.05.2019 18:44:17
Locally called Wat Chaeng, Wat Arun or the Temple of the Dawn, Bangkok, is an an
Locally called Wat Chaeng, Wat Arun or the Temple of the Dawn, Bangkok, is an ancient temple dating back to the Ayutthaya Period. It used to be called Wat Makok in the Thonburi Period... πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« πŸ’« #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations#traveltogether#living_destinations#keepexploring#ilovetravel#watarun#templeofdawn#bangkok
16.05.2019 08:14:53
These beautiful and richly decorated temples are known as β€œWats” in Thai and are
These beautiful and richly decorated temples are known as β€œWats” in Thai and are a potent symbol of the Thai Culture throughout the kingdom... β›© Wat Chalong is an 18th Century Temple and the centerpiece is a 60 Ft Grand Pagoda which houses many Buddhist statues and Buddha images... β›© A stair case takes you to the top of the Pagoda where a viewing platform offers great views over the entire site... β›© As a place of worship, you will experience many locals offering prayers and lighting candles, which is generally a very peaceful experience, but one that is often interrupted by the loud bang of Chinese Fire Crackers to ward off bad spirits... β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›© β›© β›© #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#living_destinations#keepexploring#ilovetravel#phuket#chalong#temple
15.05.2019 04:47:02
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Wats - or Buddhist temples - are among the most important symbols of Thailand, p
Wats - or Buddhist temples - are among the most important symbols of Thailand, partly because the majority of Thais are Buddhist and partly because they are so beautiful. In Phuket alone, there are 29 Buddhist temples spread around the island... β›© Wats in general are sacred places for local people, so it is wise for the visitor to watch and emulate the way Thais behave inside temples.Β For example, you will see that people are careful not to stand over, or otherwise position themselves higher than any Buddha images except when pasting gold leaf to them - which in any case happens only in some wats, not in most... β›© Even through Thailand can sometimes be very warm, it is inappropriate to go into a wat - a place of worship - wearing clothes that reveal one's shoulders, chest, belly or legs... β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›©β›© β›© β›© #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#living_destinations#keepexploring#ilovetravel#temple#watchalong#phuket
14.05.2019 16:59:30
It was so much fun discovering  the picturesque Ao Phang Nag National Park, one
It was so much fun discovering the picturesque Ao Phang Nag National Park, one of Phuket's greatest sea kayaking destinations. Exploring the islands, caves, and lagoons, and soak up unique views of the beautiful surrounding scenery... πŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›ΆπŸ›Ά πŸ›Ά πŸ›Ά πŸ›Ά #roamtheplanet#travelbloggers#getoutstayout#optoutside#travelgirl#solotravel#goexplore#adventurethatislife#wanderlust#adventureseeker#doyoutravel#travelmore#wonderfulplaces#openmyworld#lovetotravel#travel#traveltheworld#travelislife#adventure#amazingworld#travelcommunity#beautifuldestinations#bestvacations # vacation #traveltogether#phuket#phangnga#kayaking#canoeing#joy
12.05.2019 18:35:43
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