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The pagoda at Tham-Khao-Noi temple.

Kanchanaburi province, Thailand.

Explore # 302 March 21, 2012

 

Captured almost 6 PM last Sunday with my sister and friend.

 

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During World War 2, the Japanese used Allied prisoners of war to build a railway from Thailand to Burma so they could supply their army without the dangers of sending supplies by sea.

 

Many prisoners died under appalling conditions during its construction, and the line became known as the 'Death Railway'.

 

It was immortalised in David Lean's 1957 film 'The Bridge on the River Kwai' which centres around one of the line's main engineering feats, the bridge across the Kwae Yai river just north of Kanchanburi. Although the film was shot in Sri Lanka, the Bridge on the River Kwai really exists, and still carries regular passenger trains from Bangkok as far as Nam Tok. For anyone interested in 20th century history, a visit to Kanchanaburi and the infamous Death Railway is a must.

 

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Yah, time to find the tall beds for seagulls to deep sleep to charge life battery to far fly tomorrow...

 

Quote of the Day

Your spirit is the true shield.

Morihei Ueshiba said and I agreed:)

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Sunny

 

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Aussicht auf das Meer (Sonnenuntergang) in Chonburi, Thailand

 

View to the sea (sunset) in Chonburi, Thailand

 

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No processing, Ko tao, Thailand

Seagulls at Bang Pu, Samutprakarn, Thailand.

 

Love Quote of the Day

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm aid and I nodded:)

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Sunny

 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Bang Pu Thailand

 

Art Quote of the Day

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

Albert Camus

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one year ago I was preparing for my Thailand trip... gosh I so wish I could spend Christmas in Thailand again this year...

thailand temple in valentine day

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A chinese Monk photographer standing still shooting at The Grand Palace monastery of Bangkok

 

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Leela Beach - Koh Phangan, Thailand

 

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Lee 0.9 ND HG + 0.9 ND

Heliopan 105mm Cir Pol

Krabi - boats @ beach

 

Nikon F3 / Kodachrome 64

003.BW2.F

 

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Photo of me looking out over Riley beach, Thailand.

 

An old favourite of mine that just had to be poladroided.

 

(Large view recommended)

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Erawan National Park is a 550-square-kilometer park in western Thailand located in the Tenasserim Hills, Kanchanaburi Province, Amphoe Si Sawat in the tambon Tha Kradan. Founded in 1975, it is Thailand's 12th national park.

 

The major attraction of the park is Erawan Falls, a waterfall named after the erawan, the three-headed white elephant of Hindu mythology. The seven-tiered falls are said to resemble the erawan.

 

There are also four caves in the park: Mi, Rua, Wang Bahdan, and Phartat.

 

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Buddhist mimic, Wat Phra Prang Sam Yod in Lopburi

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a photo from Thailand, taken in Ko Chang, about 315 kilometers from Bangkok, Ko Chang literally means "Elephant Island", which is due to the natural shape of the island.

 

Let this be a contest or a poll. Which one do you like the best, there is one purple and one green. Tones where made in Photoshop, and I cropped from the original shot.

 

Make your oppinion heard in the comment thread. Vote for the one you like the best by "fave"ing it since there is only room for one. Wednesday afternoon will be the last day to vote.

 

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Wat Sri Sawai wurde im ausgehenden 12. oder Anfang des 13. Jahrhunderts

gegründet. Der Bau blieb unvollendet und wurde erst im 15. Jahrhundert wieder aufgenommen.

 

Wat Sri Sawai weist drei recht gut erhaltene Prang (auch: Prasat - Turm) auf, die zunächst in Lateritbauweise ausgeführt wurden und von einer zweifachen Umwallung und einem Wassergraben eingeschlossen sind. Die unteren Teile stammen offenbar von den Khmer, während die oberen von Thai-Baumeistern in Backstein und Stuck erweitert oder renoviert worden sind. Der mittlere Prang ist im Lopburi- oder Hindu-Stil gehalten.

 

Jeder Prasat enthält eine Cella und einen Sockel, der einem Hindu-Heiligtum, möglicherweise einem Linga, als Podest diente. Unter den Prasats befinden sich Krypten, zu denen Treppen hinabführen. Von den Stuckarbeiten der Dächer der Türme sowie der Vorhalle des großen Mittelturmes sind heute nur noch wenige erhalten.

 

Später wurde an das Vestibül des Zentralanbaus ein Bot angefügt worden, der innerhalb der rechteckigen Umwallung stand. Ein sehr ansprechend gearbeiteter Torbau teilte ihn von einem außen liegenden Vihan ab.

 

(Wikipedia)

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