Wat Po, Bangkok
Wat Po is a short walk from the Palace. This Reclining Buddha is considered the finest in Thailand. The statue is over 30 feet long.
Sculpture of the 5-headed serpent at the entrance to a temple in Chiang Mai, in the North of Thailand. This serpent, called Naga, is derived from Hindu mythology and guards the entrance to holy places.
Erawan Shrine, Bangkok
A group of 8 dancers perform for worshippers at this busy shrine in Central Bangkok. For a fee they will perform a prayer on request.
All text and photographs Copyright (c) 2001 Naomi S. Smith