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Bangkok... Venice of the East

Because of it's vast network of canals serving as highways in the mid nineteenth century; British dignitaries knew Bangkok as the "Venice of the East". This reflection of the river, from the curved front of an office tower depicts the Chao Phraya River as a narrow canal winding through a modern cityscape. It was shot from an upper floor of a nearby building.

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Taken on July 14, 2005