The temple tour and more…..
Our very first stop was the Reclining Buddha Temple which has the longest statue of Buddha. The statue is 46m long and is gold plated.
Reclining Buddha Temple Pic credit: Supriya Kurpad
Next we visited the Marble Temple which is locally known as Wat Benchamabophit, meaning Temple of the fifth king.
Marble Temple Pic Credit: Supriya Kurpad
The temple complex has many statues of Buddha in various poses – walking, sitting, meditating, preaching etc!
Buddha in various poses Pic credit : Supriya Kurpad Read more...
My trip to Greece was more than what I bargained for courtesy my local friend who did her best to capsulate the best of things to do and see in Greece in the one week of my stay there. One such trip was made to the mystical Meteora.
Unknowingly it was my third trip to a UNESCO declared world heritage site in this Europe trip. The other two were Stonehenge in England and Skocjan caves in Slovenia. I will try to write about them soon. Read more...