The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand

My parents and I joined a tour for our trip to Thailand. Unfortunately, we didn’t get to spend a lot of time in Bangkok. I would really like to return to Bangkok one day and just explore the city without the tour next time.

One of the main attractions of Bangkok is the Grand Palace – which we actually did go to. Us and a million other tourists it would seem. This was during March – and it would appear that Thailand is busy all the time. Nevertheless, I enjoyed seeing the palace and I was fascinated by how elaborate and fancy it all is. A lot more gold being used here.

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I absolutely loved the tiled walls of this building. The colour is just so beautiful.

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One of the Thai kings had been to England before and when he came home to Thailand, this Western-Thai fusion of a building was made – the Buckingham of Thailand.

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Look how my parents seem so content despite being surrounded by our tour group mates and the other hundreds of tourists in the area.

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I am disappointed to say that this trip won’t be making much of an appearance on this blog. Word of advice: don’t join the very cheap tours because you end up doing a lot of things that are commercialized and don’t get a chance to really see the city and country. Normal tours are okay – it’s all about getting what you paid for.

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