We picked up a car from the Airport and headed down to Phetchaburi from Bangkok. The journey is not to far, about 2:30. This is our first time driving in Thailand and we have to say, it's a fairly calm and orderly experience. Phetchaburi is not really that popular with tourists, so there are few … Continue reading Phetchaburi

Temple of the sacred tooth

We took a visit to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth in Kandy. Said to contain the relic of the tooth of Buddha. Magnificent temple set in acres of land right in the middle of Kandy. Tooth ceremonies are held a few time a day, and the place is packed with tourists all trying to … Continue reading Temple of the sacred tooth

Mamallapuram Temples

We took a tip from Kalifie in Pondi, to take a trip to Mamallapuram, or Mahabalipuram. This is a town on a strip of land between Pondicherry and Chennai Tamil Nadu. It’s known for its temples and monuments built, or rather carved (from granite) and built by the Pallava dynasty in the 7th and 8th … Continue reading Mamallapuram Temples