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Enjoy some pictures of the worldrecordtour, taken in Thailand

1. Temples, Pagodas, Shrines    (--> 2. People, Beaches, Nature)


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The Grand Palace in Bangkok
is the heart and soul of the city
The Emerald Buddha (it is made from Jade - not from Emeralds) in the temple of the Royal Sanctuary, one of the most important religious sites in Thailand
The Grand Palace is surrounded
by four walls of a total length of
2’078 yards and consists of
nearly 261’000 square yards




One of the beautiful murals
covering the walls
Stupas are dominant in the
Grand Palace of Bangkok
Roofs with its polished tiles and
Stupas in the Grand Palace




The golden Chedi, containing
Buddha relics, in the Grand Palace
Details of a side wall of
the Royal Sanctuary
One of the many stunning
Stupas of the Grand Palace




The Royal Palace in
Bangkok was built in 1782
Buddhist monk novices gather in
front of a temple in Ranong, below
of the Khao Nives view point
Mythical bird figure
on the highway to Bangkok




The Chedis of Wat Pho in
Bangkok are covered with
flowers of Chinese porcelain .....
..... the head of the 151 ft. long
and 50 ft. high reclining Buddha …..
..... and a detail of the lovely
porcelain flower decorations




Reclining Buddha in Wat Hat Yai Nai
near Hat Yai in the South
Buddha statue and monk in
Wat Pho in Bangkok
Gigantic Buddha in
Nakhon Sawan




Thousands of lights illuminate Thanon Ratchadamnoen Klang Avenue in
Bangkok for the King’s Birthday
The King is very much adored by his people. His portrait is all over …..
..... and in different presentations




Wat Arun Ratchawararam in
Bangkok lies on the
Western Chao Phraya River bank
Religious offerings in a house
altar in Nakhon Si Thammarat
The spires of Wat Arun Ratchawararam in Bangkok are decorated with millions of multicolored Chinese porcelain fragments




The „Golden Mount“ Temple
in Bangkok .....
..... glows in the evening light ....
..... and offers good views over the city




Wat Phra That Doi Khong in
Mae Hong Son (along the Myanmar
border in the North West)
Line of Buddha’s in Wat
Thasung in Uthai Thani
near Nakhon Sawan
Stupa in That Phanom
at the Mekong River




An impressive Buddha statue
viewed from Pattaya hill
Biggest reclining Buddha in Thailand
at Ang Thong (165 ft. long), North
of Ayutthay
Buddha is watching over Nakhon Sawan




Ko Loi Temple in Si Racha at
the Ko Sichang ferry terminal
Buddha at Lamai on Ko Samui Island
Pavilions at Wat Yannasangwararam,
East of Pattaya




Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park:
Keodang Temple nestles on the foot
of bizarre mountain scenery .....
..... view from Khao Daeng lookout
to Keodang Temple
and fish raising pools .....
..... fairytale temple in
Thani Phraya Nakhon Cave




Wat Phra Mahathat Temple in Nakhon Si Thammarat:
Procession under a yellow cloth
towards the Stupa, where the
worshippers surround it
with loud prayers .....
..... it is 183 ft. high with a
spire of pure gold
..... and the Wat has a hall of
dozens of Buddha’s lined up




Temples are wide spread in Thailand –
here at a fisher boat quay near Kuiburi,
North of Prachuap Khirikhan
A temple altar in Wat Mahathat in Bangkok, near the Grand Palace
Buddhist monks on a suspension
bridge in Si Satchanalai on
collecting alms tour




Ho Phra I-Suan Temple in
Nakhon Si Thammarat
Monks in their saffron colored robes on the bridge at the hot springs in Ranong
Wat Cheang in Nakhon Si Thammarat




Splendid gate to a Chinese Temple
in Nakhon Si Thammarat .....
..... a big bellied Chinese Buddha .....
..... and the richly decorated temple facade




Buddha sitting on a lotus flower in a Temple on Khao Sam Muk Hill in Bang Saen
Shrine at Khao Sam Muk Hill
in Bang Saen near Chonburi
Detail of the King’s Stupa in
Doi Inthanon National Park




Nha Ja Sa Tai Jue Shrine at Bang Saen .....
..... and in Si Racha




Details of Chinese Temple in Sam Muk Hill in Bang Saen




Procession of Buddhist monk novices at the Hot Springs in Ranong during the Thai New Year
Articles in newspapers about us in Thailand:
Article: "ภาพจาก Motor Expo 2005 วันที่ 3 ธ.ค. 2548",    Internet Magazine "Thaioffroader" - December 3, 2005
Interview: "Title Daily News th 12.12.05.jpg",    Daily Newspaper "Daily News" - December 12, 2005