Friday, June 5, 2009

The city of Angels - Bangkok

Here a few pictures from my vist to Bangkok last week.We couldn't spend much time there but it was still a wonderful experience.Visiting the grand temples and palaces in the pictersque backdrop of Bangkok was an experience that I'm gonna cherish for a long time.Infact I cant wait to plan another visit !. The Thais' are very helpful and friendly.Most of them have a very poor English but they make it up by smiling and bending all the time( So much, it makes you feel Royal :) ).And oh yeah ! Shopping there is an experience of its own since stuff like clothes are very cheap (There is usually a great need to bargain while shopping in front of tourist locations especially if you are a foreigner). Food is really a 'No problem' since not only is there an abundance of Thai food restaurants but other cusines are also served at various restaurants widely spread in Bangkok especially in down town area like Sukhumvit (Sukhumvit has an entire street of restaurants serving Halal food).And the most pleasurable experience related to food for me was the fact that Mc Donald's and KFC are present almost around every corner..I felt good about it beacuse the environment, which is almost the same at every outlet throughout the world, gives me a sense of closeness to home! (Yeah Mc Donald's and KFC work that way for me :) !!!`)

My parents in front of The reclining Buddha at the Wat Pho (Temple of the reclining Buddha)

At the Wat Trimitr (Temple of the golden Buddha)


  1. Those are some great photos, Najwa! The temples are incredibly ornate there. I love the white stonework - it looks like it might be marble? I'm glad you enjoyed your trip, and thanks for sharing the photos. :D

  2. Hmmm Great all the photos are awesome. I've heard a lot about the beauty of Bangkok, but I've never been there. I bet You would have enjoyed your trip and I wish to have a trip to bangkok someday....

  3. @ Carl
    Thanks Carl :) !Yeah I think it was marble at some places inside the temple.I can't remember very clearly though.

    @Siddiq Akbar
    Thanks ! I'm glad you liked the pics.I really enjoyed the trip and I hope you'll be able to go there too someday, inshallah you will !