Friday, 26 December 2008

SMW-3 - Bangkok 2003

Bangkok - SMW-3 Cable System family photo at Baan Thai restaurant (Aug 2003).
Traditional dancers exhibit for us during official dinner.
Julian Ramirez (Singtel) in hotel bar showing his dancing skils.
Bangkok Main Shopping street.

Waiting for the boat on the pier and posing for Julien camera.
Visiting Wat Pho temple with Julien Ramirez.
Chao Phraya River bank with old houses. Temple of the Reclining Buddha in Wat Pho.
View of Reclining Buddha feet.

Details of reclining Buddha feet.
Wat Pho, or Wat Phra Chetuphon as it is generally known to the Thais. At 20 acres large, it is the largest Wat in Bangkok, and is technically the oldest too, as it was built around 200 years before Bangkok became Thailand's capital.

Sanaml Chai Road behind Grand Palace and Wat Phra Chetupon with Imperial couple photo.

The Ministry of Defense headquarters with its collection of cannons aimed at the Grand Palace.
Chao Phraya River.

Chao Phraya River left bank with old houses.

Close to a Thailand's traditional tuk-tuk, so named because of the sound of their engine, these are motorized rickshaws and are popular amongst tourists.
Street coconut seller with mask.

Peter and Bertus (South Africa) going shopping (perhaps DVD's) after a busy day discussing the Restoration Cost Sharing Principles...
One of the small temples in the streets of Bangkok.

A nice red house we met when walking down near Robinson Sky Train station, close to Bangkok National Museum.


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