Month: October 2013

The Marble Wat

Opposite the Dusit Palace complex in Bangkok is Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram Ratchaworawiharn. It is an old temple, dating back to the Ayutthaya Period, previously known as Wat Laem or Wat Saithong. In 1827 it was the site of a defense… Read More ›

Wat That Thong?

Before I start, for the phonetically amused out there, this isn’t a reference to gitch. Pronounce the words with a silent “h”. Ready now? Let’s start, then. “Khun Travels. Where you go?” queried the Nanny, upon my return to our… Read More ›