Follow Blog via Email

Receive notifications of new posts by email.

A Visit to Heaven- Wat Rong Khun

dsc_34901
The Thai have a pet name for the white washed temple in Chang Rai called Wat Rong Khun, and that is “heaven.” It’s also known, simply, as the White Temple.

dsc_3508

dsc_3493

dsc_3495

The low-lying clouds surrounding the Buddhist temple really played to its heavenly feel.

dsc_3487

dsc_3501

dsc_3507

dsc_3514

These seem to be the folks stuck in purgatory, reaching for heaven.

dsc_3483

I will be really excited if you can get manicures in heaven.

dsc_3484

You shall not pass!

dsc_3485

Dragon motifs are usually part of a temple complex.

dsc_3486

dsc_3470

This must be the guy who greets you at the gates if you drink too much whisky…

dsc_3528

Me and Thai artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, creator of Wat Rong Khun.

dsc_3525

Thanks for stopping by!

, ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Follow Blog via Email

Receive notifications of new posts by email.