finally! a summary of our trip to thailand. though there isn't as much to say, since we went to relax and chill rather than see everything in sight, i hope this pictures give you some insight into a beautiful country that we promptly fell in love with. we only had a few days in bangkok and made the most of it - we loved the cultural sites we took in (grand palace, wat pho, wat arun are all highly recommended), we loved the street food we had (our favorite places are stalls around the grand palace, in chinatown on yaowarat road, and a road next to the shangri-la hotel called charoen krung 46, which included a place called jack's bar right on the river with dollar beers a tin-roof and the hidden away quality ever tourist hopes to find). we went to the saturday market, it was ok. you'll see some of that tomorrow. but we mainly enjoyed ourselves in the big mango. thailand is an amazing country, i hope to go back one day (and talk about it constantly). until then, i'll enjoy these photos - more to come on bangkok tomorrow...
this is what happens when you make all the reservations and your husband doesn't.
the view from our room...
i am only including this picture because - my skin! bangkok's humidity was amazing for my skin.
the beginning of our grand palace tour - the scope and breadth of detail is hard to capture. suffice to say we were impressed and awed at every turn.
you know you're a tourist when you're taking pictures of the trash can.
restoring all the beautiful columns, by hand.
and then the leaning buddha! this is at wat pho - no picture can capture the whole buddha and just how formidable it is. truly amazing.
more to come tomorrow!